Sökning: "Gerontechnology"

Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Gerontechnology.

  1. 1. Technology-based Health Communication within the Home Environment

    Författare :Erik Piculell; Doris Bohman; Christine Gustafsson; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cognitive impairment; gerontechnology; health communication; home environment; informal caregivers; mobile technology; older persons; Tillämpad hälsoteknik; Applied Health Technology;

    Sammanfattning : Background: To be able to live independently, older persons can use technology-based health communication (HC) for support, guidance, and contact with health care professionals within their home environment. Informal caregivers who assist in different situations can also find support in their caring role using technology. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Psychosocial, Socio-Demographic and Health Determinants in Information Communication Technology Use by Older-Adults

    Författare :Jessica Berner; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Older-adults; Information communication technology; Gerontechnology; Healthy aging;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of the thesis was to investigate factors influencing ICT use by older-adults. A selection of psycho-social, socio-demographic and health determinants were investigated with Internet use. Data were collected through questionnaires (Studies I-III) and interviews (Study IV). LÄS MER

  3. 3. Using Mobile Health Technology to Support Health-related Quality of Life : From the Perspective of Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment

    Författare :Line Christiansen; Lisa Skär; Johan Sanmartin Berglund; Peter Anderberg; Staffan Karlsson; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aging; Cognitive Impairment; Cohort Studies; Dementia; Gerontechnology; Health-related Quality of Life; Independent Living; Mental Health; Mobile Health; Phenomenography; Quality of Life; Telemedicine; Tillämpad hälsoteknik; Applied Health Technology;

    Sammanfattning : The prevalence of cognitive impairment and illness increases with age. For older adults, maintaining or improving health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in the early stages of cognitive impairment is important to prevent consequences related to the progression of the condition. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Cost-effectiveness analysis of an mHealth application (SMART4MD) and analysis of the effect of dialysis treatments on labor market outcomes : Health technology assessment of two treatment methods

    Författare :Zartashia Ghani; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged; Cost-benefit analysis; Gerontechnology; Telemedicine; Elderly; Mobile application; mHealth; Mobile health;

    Sammanfattning : Health Technology Assessment is an important factor for decision making in the healthcare sector in Sweden. It helps to curtail the rising costs associated with the healthcare sector and aids in the efficient allocation of scarce public health resources. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Everyday life amongst the oldest old : descriptions of doings and possession and use of technology

    Författare :Åsa Larsson; Jan-Erik Hagberg; Lena Haglund; Louise Nygård; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Odest old; ageing research; everyday technology; gerontechnology; environmental gerontology; everyday life; ADL; occupational therapy; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Sammanfattning : The general aim of the present thesis is to expand knowledge about the everyday lives of the oldest old (85+) living independently and to improve and deepen the understanding of their doings and possession and use of technology. The everyday lives of the oldest old represent, in many aspects an under-researched area, partly because this age group is seldom included in national surveys regarding living conditions and time use. LÄS MER