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  1. 1. Ensuring elderly mobility environmental and safety issues

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Författare :Roya Bamzar; KTH.; [2017]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Elderly; safe mobility; environment; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to provide a better understanding of the issues of safe mobility ‎for the elderly population in Sweden. ‎This is achieved first by assessing the geography and patterns of ‎elderly falls at the county level and then by conducting a detailed survey with residents in senior ‎housing to investigate the relationship between indoor and/or outdoor environmental ‎characteristics and elderly safety. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Injuries among the elderly study of fatal and non-fatal injury events

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Harmeet Sjögren; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [1994]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; elderly; injury; prevention; traffic; home; fall; crash; disease; bicyclist; pedestrian; cost; vehicle;

    Sammanfattning : In view of the expected increase in the proportion of elderly in the population in most western countries, we studied injuries among the elderly (>60 years) by investigating hospital-treated injuries in inpatients and outpatients, and fatal injuries.One-year Hospital Injury Data - Even though the elderly made up only 15% of the injured in one year, they accounted for 42% of the total cost of trauma medical care, showing that injuries among the elderly place a disproportional burden on the health care system. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Axis Fractures in Elderly Epidemiology and Treatment related outcome

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Anna-Lena Robinson; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; odontoid fracture; treatment; elderly; cervical spine; axis fracture; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Axis fractures are a common injury in the elderly population. Treatment is often complicated due to osteoporosis and patient comorbidity. Knowledge of the incidence of these fractures, as well as their treatment, outcome and mortality rate, will improve knowledge and decision-making processes for this fragile group of patients. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Pain in the elderly : rating scales, prevalence and verbal expression of pain and pain relief

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborgs unviersitet

    Författare :Ingrid Bergh; Högskolan i Skövde.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; Medical sciences; Medicin; pain; prevalence; pain scales; elderly; pain relief; verbal expression of pain; Pain; verbal expression of pain.;

    Sammanfattning : Aims: The overall purpose of the studies was to examine the prevalence of pain in elderly people and to evaluate the applicability of pain scales in assessing pain and pain relief in elderly patients.Methods: In Paper I, 167 geriatric patients (M=81 years) rated their current experience of pain twice with a 5-minute interval in between on the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), the Graphic Rating Scale (GRS) and the Numerical Rating Scale (NRS), and were then asked if they experienced pain, ache or hurt or other symptoms. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Municipal elderly care implications of registered nurses' work situation, education, and competence

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska institutet

    Författare :Karin Josefsson; Örebro universitet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science; registered nurse ; nursing ; municipal elderly care ; work situation ; demand ; control ; influence ; support ; violence ; education ; competence ; competence development ; questionnaire ; registered nurse; nursing; municipal elderly care; work situation; demand; control; influence; support; violence; education; competence; competence development; questionnaire;

    Sammanfattning : Registered nurses (RNs) are key figures in municipal elderly care. It is a challenge to create necessary conditions that enable them to provide quality nursing care. LÄS MER