Sökning: "Physical impairment"

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  1. 1. Cognitive impairment in medical inpatients

    Författare :Gustav Torisson; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cognitive impairment; dementia; delirium; hospitalisations; activities of daily living; computerised tomography; quality of life; inpatients;

    Sammanfattning : Background: People aged over 80 years is the most rapidly growing segment of the population in Sweden. This group is susceptible to multimorbidity, disability and cognitive impairment. Managing these issues will be essential in order to obtain a sustainable healthcare system in the near future. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Equity among children and youth with cerebral palsy : physical leisure activity, physical education, physiotherapy and quality of life

    Författare :Frida Degerstedt; Martin Björklund; Birgit Enberg; Britt-Inger Keisu; Elisabet Rodby Bousquet; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Birth country; Cerebral palsy; equity; disability; gender; physical activity; physiotherapy; quality of life; physiotherapy; fysioterapi;

    Sammanfattning : Background & aim: Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common reason for movement difficulties among children and youth in Sweden. Physiotherapy is usually introduced early in order to develop mobility and prevent further impairment, which in turn facilitates activity and participation. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Bone mass and physical activity

    Författare :Anna Nordström; Tommy Olsson; Peter Nordström; Heather McKay; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; physical activity; peak bone mineral density; males; fractures; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; medicin; Medicine;

    Sammanfattning : Abstract Weak and osteoporotic bones in old age are an increasing cause of mortality and painful physical impairment of the elderly, especially in the western world. Bone mineral accrual during childhood and adolescence is thought to play a vital role in preventing osteoporosis. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Early Prevention of Non-specific Neck, Shoulder and Back Disorders in Home-care Personnel. Assessments, Predictors of Sick Leave and Intervention

    Författare :Eva Horneij; Människan i rörelse: hälsa och rehabilitering; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physical medicine; risk; prospective; working population; stress management; physical training; physical performance; clinical tests; nursing; repeatability; reliability; kinesitherapy; revalidation; rehabilitation; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to gain further knowledge of the assessments, predictors of future sick leave and intervention with regard to early prevention of neck, shoulder and back disorders in nursing aides/assistant nurses working in the home-care service. In Paper I, 15 clinical tests on impairment level related to the low back, were examined for intra- and inter-rater reliability on 18 and 44 subjects, respectively (Step 1). LÄS MER

  5. 5. Employees with Aided Hearing Impairment : An Interdisciplinary Perspective

    Författare :Håkan Hua; Björn Lyxell; Claes Möller; Stephen Widén; Gunnel Backenroth; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hearing impairment; cognitive skills; noise; labor market; Hörselnedsättning; kognitiva förmågor; buller; arbetsmarknad;

    Sammanfattning : In Sweden 13% of the general adult population (16-84 years), with or without hearing aids (HAs), report that they have difficulties following a conversation when more than two people are involved. This means that more than one million people in Sweden (9 500 000 inhabitants in total) report subjective hearing difficulties. LÄS MER