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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; Vania Ceccato; Marianne Abramsson; [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 Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Författare :Harmeet Sjögren; Ulf Björnstig; Anders Eriksson; Pat Waller; []
    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; Claes Olerud; Yohan Robinson; Bengt Lind; [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; [2003]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; pain; prevalence; pain scales; elderly; pain relief; verbal expression of pain; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; Medical sciences; Medicin;

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  5. 5. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in the Elderly

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Mats Ryttlefors; Per Enblad; Kristina Cesarini; David Mendelow; [2009]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; subarachnoid hemorrhage; intracranial aneurysm; elderly; outcome; endovascular coiling; neurosurgical clipping; secondary insult; cerebral vasospasm; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Neurosurgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Neurokirurgi;

    Sammanfattning : Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a disease with high risk of mortality and morbidity. Elderly patients have an even higher risk of poor outcome. The incidence of SAH increases with age and the elderly constitute a substantial and increasing proportion of the population. Thus, the management of elderly SAH patients is an imminent clinical challenge. LÄS MER