Sökning: "Symptom experience"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 149 avhandlingar innehållade orden Symptom experience.

  1. 1. Cancer-related fatigue. Experience and outcomes

    Författare :Karin Ahlberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cancer-related fatigue; symptom experience; symptom assessment; symptom management; health-related quality of life; psychological distress; coping resources; cytokines; nursing; uterine cancer.;

    Sammanfattning : Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is one of the most common and distressing symptoms in cancer patients and it may interfere with everyday aspects of life. Despite the recent significant increase in the literature on CRF it is nevertheless understudied, and several important questions involving experience, aetiology, assessment and interventions remain unanswered. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Dyspnea Experience and Quality of Life among persons with lung cancer in palliative care

    Författare :Ingela Henoch; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :Cancer Dyspnea Scale; CDS; Consequences; Content analysis; Coping; Depression; Dyspnea; Existential; Experience; Lung cancer; Management strategies; Palliative care; Quality of life; Reliability; Social support; Symptoms; Symptom experience; Validity;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Dyspnea, a subjective, multidimensional experience of breathing discomfort commonly occurring in patients with incurable lung cancer, influences all aspects of life in the suffering per¬sons. To optimally enhance quality of life (QoL) and to identify persons most vulnerable to this symptom, it is important to investigate how to assess dyspnea, how other symptoms and coping are related to dyspnea, and what the consequences of dyspnea are, especially on QoL. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Symptom burden among people with chronic disease

    Författare :Jeanette Eckerblad; Tiny Jaarsma; Ingrid Hellström; Kersti Theander; Anna-Karin Edberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Symptom experience; Symptom burden; Chronic disease; Community-dwelling;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: Chronic diseases tend to increase with old age. Older people with chronic disease are commonly suffering from conditions which produce a multiplicity of symptoms and a decreased health-related quality of life. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Experience of adjuvant treatment among postmenopausal women with breast cancer - Health-Related Quality of Life, symptom experience, stressful events and coping strategies

    Författare :Maria Browall; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :Breast cancer; Postmenopausal; Health-Related Quality of Life; Overall Quality of Life; Quality of Life; Content Analysis; Daily life; Experience; Symptom exprience; Stressful events; Coping; Coping strategies;

    Sammanfattning : In Sweden, breast cancer is today the most common type of cancer among women. Of the approximately 7,059 women who developed the disease in Sweden during 2006, about 73% were postmenopausal and aged 55 or older at time of diagnosis, and about 33% were aged 70 or older. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Fatigue och återhämtning efter hjärtinfarkt

    Författare :Ulla Fredriksson-Larsson; Eva Brink; Pia Alsén; Högskolan Väst; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Coping strategies; fatigue; grounded theory; myocardial infarction; nursing; person-centeredness; psychometric evaluation; Rasch analysis; stress; symptom assessment; symptom experience; symptom research; The Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory-20 MFI-20 ; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing science;

    Sammanfattning : Fast and efficient acute medical treatment of myocardial infarction (MI) has developed during recent years and has resulted in a reduced number of days spent in hospital and increased survival. To optimize persons’ recovery, secondary preventive strategies are important. LÄS MER