Sökning: "Quality of Life"

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  1. 1. Health-Related Quality of Life in Asthma

    Författare :Mai Leander; Anna Rask-Andersen; Christer Janson; Alf Tunsäter; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; Adult; Quality of Life; Cohort Studies; Longitudinal study; Questionnaires; Epidemiology; Prognosis; Gothenburg Quality of Life Instrument; Göteborg Quality of Life Instrument; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; asthma; adult; quality of life; cohort studies; longitudinal study; questionnaires; epidemiology; prognosis; Gothenburg quality of life instrument; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Health-related quality of life (HRQL) has become an important outcome in asthma, since traditional outcomes, such as respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function, might not entirely express the patient’s perception of the limitations caused by the disease. The aim of this thesis was to study HRQL in asthma and to analyse if HRQL was related to asthma onset and prognosis. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Patients' quality of life : Living with incurable cancer in palliative homecare

    Författare :Christina Melin-Johansson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Advanced cancer; Assessment of quality of life a the end of life; AQEL; existential; hospital based palliative care; mixed methods; neoplasm; nursing; palliative care; quality of life; social life; support.; Advanced cancer;

    Sammanfattning : My clinical experience is that living in incurable cancer at the end of life is complex to patients and their families. Patients seem to have a rather good quality of life (QoL) but problems related to the progression of the illness constantly challenges and changes QoL. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Studies on Quality of Life : A Methodological Perspective on the Definition and Measurement of the Good Life in Patients with Psychiatric Illness

    Författare :Madis Kajandi; Frits-Axel Wiesel; Ulf Malm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; quality of life; measurement; definition; psychiatry; validity; reliability; Psykiatri; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Sammanfattning : Background: In social sciences the quality of life (QOL) concept is often connected with efforts to evaluate welfare and well being. In medicine QOL is frequently used as a complement to evaluations of cure. In psychiatry QOL is of special importance because many patients have to endure long periods of illness. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The extent of gynaecological cancer : Evaluation, outcome and quality of life

    Författare :Björg Jónsdottir; Karin Stålberg; Inger Sundström Poromaa; Håkan Ahlström; Päivi Kannisto; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ovarian cancer; endometrial cancer; cytoreductive surgery CRS ; PET MRI; MRI; Peritoneal cancer index PCI ; myometrial invasion MI ; quality of life.; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to enhance treatment planning for gynaecological cancer patients and identify women that are more likely to have impaired quality of life (QoL) after treatment. In a retrospective cohort study on ovarian cancer, the peritoneal cancer index (PCI) was examined in relation to incomplete cytoreductive surgeries (CRS) and surgical complications (n=167). LÄS MER

  5. 5. Registry-Based Studies in Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Sweden : Survival and Quality of Life

    Författare :Emma Bergfelt Lennmyr; Helene Hallböök; Martin Höglund; Jan Maxwell Nørgaard; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia; Philadelphia Chromosome; Overall Survival; Population-based; Quality Registry; Relapse; Patient-Reported Outcome; Health-Related Quality of Life; Depression;

    Sammanfattning : Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a common child malignancy, also constitutes a minor fraction of adult cancer with approximately 50 new cases per year in Sweden. While the five-year overall survival (OS) in pediatric ALL is more than 90%, the prognosis in adults is dismal. LÄS MER