Sökning: "hospitalizations"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 48 avhandlingar innehållade ordet hospitalizations.

  1. 1. Mind the gap : organizational factors related to transfers of older people between nursing homes and hospital care

    Författare :Marie Kirsebom; Barbro Wadensten; Mariann Hedström; Ulrika Pöder; Annica Kihlgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Hospitalizations; Advance care planning; Emergency service; Patient admission; Nursing homes; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science; hospitalizations; advance care planning; emergency service; patient admission; nursing homes;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of the present thesis was to study factors related to transfers of older people between nursing homes, emergency department and hospital care.The thesis was based on four studies and used three methods: focus group discussions, structured review of electronic healthcare records, semi-structured interviews with registered nurses and general practitioners. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Healthcare consumption, experiences of care and test of and intervention in frail old people. Implications for case management

    Författare :Jimmie Kristensson; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Long Term Care; Primary Health Care; Outpatients; Registries; Pilot Studies; Content Analysis; Case Management; Hospital; Emergency Services; Frail Elderly; Hospitalizations; Intervention Studies; Health Care Costs;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of thesis was to explore frail older people’s experiences of receiving healthcare and/or social services and to investigate healthcare consumption and costs in both men and women and in different age groups in the two years prior to the introduction of long-term municipal care. A second aim was to explore a preventive intervention in a pilot study using case managers to older people with functional dependency and repeated healthcare contacts. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Optimizing drug therapy among people with dementia : the role of clinical pharmacists

    Författare :Maria Gustafsson; Hugo Lövheim; Maria Sjölander; Jörn Schneede; Stig Karlsson; Håkan Melhus; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychotropic drugs; potentially inappropriate drugs; drug-related problems; old people; dementia; nursing homes; drug-related hospitalizations; medication reviews; clinical pharmacists; geriatrik; Geriatrics;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Drugs are one of the cornerstones in the management of many diseases. In general, drugs are used for diagnosis, prevention, mitigation of symptoms, and, sometimes, to cure disease. However, drug treatment in elderly people, especially those with dementia and cognitive impairments, may involve significant risk of adverse drug events. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Short-term exposure to ozone in relation to mortality and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest : exploring sensitive subgroups by previous hospitalizations

    Författare :Auriba Raza; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Several epidemiological studies have associated short-term ozone (O3) exposure with mortality, as well as with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) and other morbidity. Knowledge on which parts of the general population that are susceptible to adverse O3-related health effects is scarce. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Implantable devices in heart failure : Studies on biventricular pacing and continuous hemodynamic monitoring

    Författare :Frieder Braunschweig; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Implantable devices; congestive heart failure; biventricular pacing; hemodynamic monitoring; ambulatory; hospitalizations; positron emission tomography; stress; blood flow; loop diuretics; natriuretic peptides; hemodynamics.;

    Sammanfattning : Chronic heart failure is a highly symptomatic syndrome associated with increasing prevalence, frequent hospital admissions and high treatment costs. Despite recent advances in drug therapy, morbidity and mortality are still high. LÄS MER