Sökning: "Independent Living"

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  1. 1. Living With Childhood Diabetes : Family experiences and Long-Term effects

    Författare :Anne Wennick; []
    Nyckelord :Educational Status; Health; Adult; Child; Type 1 Diabetes; Nursing; Family;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate families’ experiences when a child is diagnosed as having type 1 diabetes, and at one and three years after diagnosis. Since childhood health and the circumstances around it in the family have been shown to have a lasting impact on adult health and circumstances, an additional aim was to examine the long-term effect of childhood diabetes on education level attained and self-assessed health. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Independent Ageing in Very Old Swedish Men

    Författare :Kristin Franzon; Lena Kilander; Björn Zethelius; Tommy Cederholm; Jan Marcusson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Independent ageing; survival; sarcopenia; comorbidity; body mass index; smoking; dietary pattern; dietary biomarkers; longitudinal; octogenarians; nonagenarians; Geriatrics; Geriatrik;

    Sammanfattning : Predictors for survival have been investigated thoroughly, but less is known about how to reach high age with preserved physical and cognitive function. These functions are crucial to stay independent in daily life, which is highly valued by the oldest old.This thesis was based on data from the Uppsala Longitudinal Study in Adult Men. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The essence of living kidney donation

    Författare :Annette Lennerling; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :Living kidney donor; Kidney transplantation; Motives; Information; Decision-making; Glomerular filtration rate; Laparoscopic nephrectomy;

    Sammanfattning : Aim Nephrectomy performed on healthy individuals for the purpose of transplantation is an exceptional activity. It confers great responsibilities to the medical staff involved. Potential donors must be carefully informed and assessed with respect to medical and psychosocial aspects. LÄS MER

  4. 4. FACE Disabled People, Technology and Internet

    Författare :Peter Anderberg; Certec - Rehabiliteringsteknik och Design; []
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Design; FACE; Independent Living; Disability Studies; Social Model; Internet; Functioning; Rehabilitation Engineering; Care and help to handicapped; Handikappade; vård och rehabilitering; SoTL;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is based on the Internet experiences of people with significant mobility/physical impairments who are proficient and experienced computer users in their computer world but have limitations in mobility that severely restrict their functioning in the physical world. The Internet functioning of this group is analysed by means of the factors attitude, control and enabling, with the main focus on what is achievable when all access problems such as unadapted interfaces, beginners? difficulties and the digital divide are overcome. LÄS MER

  5. 5. FACE : Disabled People, Technology and Internet

    Författare :Peter Anderberg; Bodil Jönsson; Alan Roulstone; Sweden Lund University; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Design; FACE; Independent Living; Disability Studies; Social Model; Internet; Functioning; Rehabilitation Engineering; Care and help to handicapped; Handikappade; vård och rehabilitering; SoTL;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is based on the Internet experiences of people withsignificant mobility/physical impairments who are proficient andexperienced computer users in their computer world but havelimitations in mobility that severely restrict their functioning inthe physical world. The Internet functioning of this group isanalysed by means of the factors attitude, control and enabling,with the main focus on what is achievable when all accessproblems such as unadapted interfaces, beginners’ difficulties andthe digital divide are overcome. LÄS MER