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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 21 avhandlingar innehållade ordet delirium.

  1. 1. Delirium during Hospitalisation Incidence, Risk Factors, Early Signs and Patients' Experiences of Being Delirious

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Gill Sörensen Duppils; Uppsala universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2003]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences; Nursing; delirium; Acute confusional state; hip surgery; hip fracture; replacement surgery; cognitive function; MMSE; Follow-up; health-related quality of life; HRQOL; SF-36; Omvårdnad; Delirium i samband med höftfraktur;

    Sammanfattning : Delirium is common among old patients admitted to hospital, but is often a neglected problem in patient care. The principal aim of this thesis was to evaluate aspects of delirium in relation to incidence, risk factors, behavioural changes, cognitive function and health-related quality of life (HRQOL). LÄS MER

  2. 2. Delirium after cardiac surgery risk factors, assessment methods and costs

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Nina Smulter; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac surgery; Cardiopulmonary bypass; Consequences; Delirium; Detection; Documentation; Economical aspect; Hospitalisation; Risk factors; Screening scales; Thoracic and Cardivascular Suregery; kirurgi; särskilt thoraxkirurgi; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Cardiac surgery is considered safe, but postoperative delirium (POD) remains frequently reported. Delirium is characterised by fluctuations in consciousness and cognition, and can be subdivided into disturbed psychomotoric activity (hyperactive and hypoactive) and psychiatric symptom profiles (psychotic and emotional). LÄS MER

  3. 3. Acute confusional state (delirium) clinical studies in hip-fracture and stroke patients

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Yngve Gustafson; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [1991]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acute confusional state; delirium; elderly; stroke; femoral neck fractures; acetylcholine; cortisol;

    Sammanfattning : Acute confusional state (ACS) or delirium according to DSM-III-R holds a central position in the medicine of old age. ACS is a common and sometimes the only symptom of diseases and medical complications in the elderly patient. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Delirium in older people after cardiac surgery risk factors, dementia, patients’ experiences and assessments

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Helena Claesson Lingehall; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac surgery; Cardiovascular disease; Delirium; Dementia; Nursing; Older people; Patients’ experiences; Perioperative period; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    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

  5. 5. Delirium in old patients with femoral neck fracture risk factors, outcome, prevention and treatment

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Maria Lundström; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; delirium; femoral neck fractures; dementia; risk factors; RCT; intervention; multifactorial; outcome; mortality; geriatrik; Geriatrics;

    Sammanfattning : Delirium is probably the most common presenting symptom of disease in old age. Delirium, as defined in DSM-IV, is a neuropsychiatric syndrome characterized by disturbance in attention and consciousness, which develops over a short period of time and where the symptoms tend to fluctuate during the course of the day. LÄS MER