Sökning: "SNAC"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 38 avhandlingar innehållade ordet SNAC.

  1. 1. Falls and dizziness in frail older people. Predictors, experiences and the effects of a case management intervention

    Författare :Ulrika Olsson Möller; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged; frail elderly; falls; dizziness; SNAC; content analysis; RCT; DFRI; TUG; case management;

    Sammanfattning : Falling in old age may have a large impact on daily life. Falls can lead to injuries, reduced mobility and reduced quality of life. The risk of falls increases with age and frailty level. Dizziness is a strong risk factor for falls, and preventing falls and dizziness in older people is essential. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Gender perspectives on pain among older adults. Findings from the Swedish National Study on aging and Care (SNAC) - Blekinge

    Författare :LENA SANDIN WRANKER; Geriatrik; []
    Nyckelord :Older adults; Pain; Quality of life; Insomnia; Personality traits;

    Sammanfattning : .... LÄS MER

  3. 3. The impact of diabetes on cognitive aging and dementia

    Författare :Anna Marseglia; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :prediabetes;

    Sammanfattning : The impact of prediabetes and diabetes on different stages of cognitive function during aging remains unclear. This thesis aimed to investigate the impact of prediabetes and of diabetes on cognitive aging—from cognitive deficits, through cognitive decline, to dementia—, explore underlying cerebral mechanisms and identify factors that may protect older adults with diabetes from dementia. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Cardiovascular risk factors, brain structure, and cognitive decline in old age : a population-based study

    Författare :Rui Wang; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :Cardiovascular risk factors;

    Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis investigated the burden of cardiovascular risk factors among older adults (age ≥60 years) living in central Stockholm (Study I) and the associations of these risk factors with structural brain characteristics and cognitive decline in aging, taking genetic background (APOE gene) into account (Studies II, III, and IV). All studies in this thesis use data from the Swedish National study on Aging and Care in Kungsholmen (SNAC-K) and the embedded SNAC-K Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) study. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Impact of cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric multimorbidity on older adults' health

    Författare :Davide Liborio Vetrano; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :;

    Sammanfattning : Multimorbidity, the presence of two or more chronic diseases in one person, is common in older people, and associates with a number of negative outcomes. In this thesis, we propose a methodology to assess and measure multimorbidity in older individuals. LÄS MER