Sökning: "aged 80 and over"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 65 avhandlingar innehållade orden aged 80 and over.

  1. 1. Dementia, depression and delirium in the very old prevalences and associated factors

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Författare :Johan Mathillas; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dementia; depression; depressive disorders; delirium; aged; 80 and over; epidemiology; cross-sectional study; prevalence; risk factors; GDS-15; stroke; hypertension;

    Sammanfattning : Emotional suffering in old age is largely caused by a variety of psychiatric disorders which are often, however, undertreated and underrecognized. This leads to reduced quality of life and functional status and increased morbidity and mortality. Dementia, delirium and depression are common disorders in the very old, and are similar in several ways. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Hearing in increasing age. Epidemiological and psychoacoustic aspects

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg

    Författare :Radoslava Jönsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged; Aged; 80 and over; Audiometry; Demography; Ear; Epidemiology; Hearing; Presbycusis; Psychoacoustics; Questionnaires; Socioeconomic Factors; Sound Localization;

    Sammanfattning : Presbyacusis, age-related hearing decline, is the most common cause of hearing impairment in the more developed countries. Planning of health services for the hearing impaired requires knowledge of hearing in increasing age and in demographic changes. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Understanding spirituality and religiosity among very old people : measurements and experiences

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Department of Nursing, Umeå University

    Författare :Catharina Norberg; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged 80 and older; Sweden; spirituality; self-transcendence; Self-transcendence Scale; Religious Orientation Scale; religiosity; psychometrics; experiences; Umeå 85 GERDA; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Spirituality is a multifaceted concept. In this thesis, spirituality is understood as an overarching term and a core of a person´s being. Religiosity is seen as one of many expressions of spirituality. Very old people are a vulnerable population, with an increased risk to be exposed to negative life events. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Morale in very old people With focus on stroke, depression and survival

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Johan Niklasson; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Morale; aged 80 and over; Sweden and Finland; Psychometrics testing; Feasibility studies; Quality of Life; Stroke; Depressive disorders; Geriatric psychiatry; Salutogenic factor; Survival; Longevity; Future-oriented optimism;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Morale is a multidimensional concept, often defined as a future-oriented optimism or pessimism regarding the problems and opportunities associated with ageing. Very old people, older than 80 years, constitute an age group that is expected to increase in Europe from 4.7% of the general population today to 12. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Malnutrition in Elderly People in Need of Municipal care

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköpings universitet

    Författare :Lennart Christensson; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2002]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged; Aged; 80 and over; Analysis of Variance; Anthropometry; Cross-Sectional Studies; Female; Geriatric Assessment; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Nutrition Assessment; Nutritional Status *physiology; Protein-Energy Malnutrition *physiopathology; Regression Analysis; Residential Facilities; Sweden; Urban Population; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to describe nutritional status in elderly people at the time of entering municipal care, to evaluate nutritional assessment techniques and to investigate the effect of a nutritional care plan. Furthermore the aim was to investigate the staffs' attitudes towards nutritional nursing care. LÄS MER