Sökning: "Michael Stenvall"

Hittade 2 avhandlingar innehållade orden Michael Stenvall.

  1. 1. Hip fractures among old people : their prevalence, consequences and complications, and the evaluation of a multi-factorial intervention program designed to prevent falls and injuries and enhance performance of activities of daily living

    Författare :Michael Stenvall; Yngve Gustafson; Lars Nyberg; Olav Sletvold; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; accidental falls; activities of daily living; aged; geriatric medicine; hip fracture; in-hospital; intervention; physiotherapy; randomised controlled trial; rehabilitation; Geriatrics and medical gerontology; Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi;

    Sammanfattning : The number of old people is growing and will increase future demands on healthcare services for old people. Hip fracture is one of the diagnoses that increases with age and it has become a major problem, both for those suffering a fracture and for society due to the large numbers involved, the morbidity with complications such as falls, functional decline, and the high mortality rate among those affected. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Team-based home rehabilitation after hip fracture in older adults : effects, experiences and impact of dementia

    Författare :Åsa Karlsson; Nina Lindelöf; Birgitta Olofsson; Michael Stenvall; Yngve Gustafson; Peter Nordström; Anna Cristina Åberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hip fracture; geriatrics; dementia; home rehabilitation; interdisciplinary rehabilitation; walking ability; activities of daily living; recovery; length of stay; accidential falls; qualitative; Geriatrics; geriatrik; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Sammanfattning : BACKGROUND: For an older adult a hip fracture may be a traumatic and life-changing event and has shown to be associated with reduced health-related quality of life, disability and increased mortality. Previous rehabilitation studies have often excluded older adults with cognitive impairment and those living in residential care facilities, groups with an additional risk of poor outcome. LÄS MER