Sökning: "Katarina Hjelm"

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  1. 1. Migration, health and diabetes mellitus - Studies comparing foreign-and Swedish-born diabetic subjects living in Sweden

    Författare :Katarina Hjelm; Samhällsmedicin; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sekretion; Endokrinologi; secreting systems; diabetology; Endocrinology; samhällsmedicin; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; diabetes mellitus; prevalence; Migrants; glycaemic control; diabetes mellitus complications; social class; health services needs and demand; diabetologi; perceived health; lifestyle; health care professionals; health illness beliefs; care-seeking behaviour; self-care;

    Sammanfattning : To study the influence of migration on health in migrant diabetic subjects, foreign-and Swedish-born persons were compared as regards objective and subjectively perceived health in relation to social position, and beliefs about health and illness and their influence on self-care and care-seeking behaviour. Persons (foreign- and Swedish-born) with known diabetes mellitus (DM), aged 16-74 years, were chosen from two different counties in Southern Sweden (n=143/1384; 113/1564), and from a random sample of the Swedish population, the annual Swedish Survey of Living Conditions (n=31/446). LÄS MER

  2. 2. Living with recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy : affected young adults’ and parents’ perspectives, studied througha salutogenic framework

    Författare :Anna Carin Aho; Katarina Hjelm; Gerd Ahlström; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic diseases; LGMD2; muscular dystrophy; parents; salutogenic; sense of coherence; young adults; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Sammanfattning : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis, using a salutogenic framework, was to develop knowledge about experiences and perceptions of living with recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy and its influences on health, from the affected young adults’ and their parents’ perspectives.Methods: A qualitative explorative and descriptive study design was used. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Morbidity and mortality among foreign-born Swedes

    Författare :Björn Albin; Töres Theorell; Katarina Hjelm; Sölve Elmståhl; Jan Ekberg; Geriatrik; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gerontology; edidemiology; public health; longitudinal study; health care utilisation; causes of death; mortality; Sweden; transients and migrants; Gerontologi; Health and Caring Sciences; Hälsovetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Sammanfattning : Aims: The general aim of this thesis was to describe and compare the group of foreign-born persons living in Sweden and native Swedes with regard to health development over time, thus studying the influence of migration on health. Methods: All four studies are based on data from Statistics Sweden (SCB) and the National Board of Health and Welfare, Centre for Epidemiology covering the period 1970?1999. LÄS MER

  4. 4. End of Life Stroke Care : perspectives of health-care professionals and family members

    Författare :Heléne Eriksson; Maria Friedrichsen; Katarina Hjelm; Anna Milberg; Anette Alvariza; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Sammanfattning : IntroductionEven though medical improvements have reduced the mortality rates for patients afflicted by stroke, mortality during the first few days at hospital is significant. Today, there is an increasing recognition that the principles of palliative and supportive care are important components of meeting the needs of patients severely afflicted by stroke even in acute settings. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Clinical and patient-reported outcomes after anterior cervical decompression and fusion surgery : A focus on functioning and daily life

    Författare :Anna Hermansen; Anneli Peolsson; Ann-Sofi Kammerlind; Ludek Vavruch; Katarina Hjelm; Gunnevi Sundelin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Sammanfattning : Anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF), with or without an intervertebral cage to add support to the fused segment, is an established surgical treatment of cervical radiculopathy due to cervical disc disease. High recovery rates and pain reductions after surgery have been reported, with similar results with or without a cage. LÄS MER