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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 8 avhandlingar innehållade orden Home dialysis.
1. From novice towards self-care expert : studies of self-care among persons using advanced medical technology at home
Sammanfattning : The use of advanced medical technology at home has increased in most industrialized countries. The overall aim of this thesis was to develop knowledge of self-care and transition and issues that influence daily life and health among persons using advanced medical technology at home. LÄS MER
2. Sleep Problems in Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis : Prevalence, Effects on Daily Life and Evaluation of Non-Pharmacological Interventions
Sammanfattning : Sleep problems affect a considerable number (49-86%) of patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD) treatment. Insomnia i.e. difficulties to initiate and/or maintain sleep or too early wakening, combined with daytime symptoms, seems to be the dominating problem. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to explore sex differences in health care utilisation and costs (i) in a region in Sweden, (ii) in treatment of dialysis patients across the region, and (iii) in the treatment of specified dermatological diagnoses at an outpatient specialist clinic. Data were retrieved from medical records and health care and pharmaceutical databases, including cost estimates and survey data, and were analysed stratified by sex. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: The annual mortality for patients on dialysis is high even if it has decreased from 30 % in 1991 to 18 % in 2016. It is mainly caused by an increased cardiovascular and infectious morbidity. Previous studies have reported improved survival for patients with home hemodialysis (HHD). LÄS MER
5. Central venous access devices in patients with haematological malignancies care, complications and home treatment
Sammanfattning : A well functioning central venous access device (CVAD) that will remain in situ free from complications during the entire treatment period, is highly desirable in the management of patients with aggressive haematological malignancies. Unfortunately, such a goal is not likely to be achieved due to the high rate of CVAD-related complications. LÄS MER