Sökning: "cardiovascular nursing"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 33 avhandlingar innehållade orden cardiovascular nursing.
1. The life situation of patients with heart failure in primary health care : An explorative and interventional study
Sammanfattning : ABSTRACTThe general aim of this thesis was to obtain an understanding of the life situation of patients with mild to severe heart failure and their spouses, and to determine the effects of a nurse-led intervention on patients with heart failure in primary health care. A phe¬nomenographic approach was used to describe how male (N=12) and female (N=12) patients with heart failure conceive their life situa¬tion (I, II), and the critical incident technique was used to describe spousal (N=23) experience of factors that influence their support of the patient with heart failure. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: Due to advances in medical and surgical care adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) is a growing and aging population, that now outnumbers the children with CHD. In general, adults with CHD have reduced aerobic exercise capacity and nearly half of the patients do not reach current recommendations on physical activity. LÄS MER
3. Delirium in older people after cardiac surgery : risk factors, dementia, patients’ experiences and assessments
Sammanfattning : Background:Delirium is common in older people undergoing cardiac surgery. Delirium is an acute or subacute neuro-psychiatric syndrome, characterized by a change in cognition, disturbances in consciousness; it fluctuates, develops over a short period of time and always has an underlying cause. LÄS MER
4. Family caregiving for persons with heart failure : Perspectives of family caregivers, persons with heart failure and registered nurses
Sammanfattning : Heart failure is a growing public health problem associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Family support positively affects outcomes for the person with heart failure while also leading to caregiver burden. Registered nurses have a key role in supporting and meeting the needs of family caregivers. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The thesis describes the phenomenon women’s health and illness experiences following a myocardial infarction (MI). The purpose of the thesis is to explore women’s experiences of their care and health processes, as well as their experiences of body, lifeworld and meaningful relationships related to the illness. LÄS MER