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  1. 1. Eating difficulties in elderly, focusing on patients with stroke

    Författare :Albert Westergren; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; discharge; length of in-hospital stay; malnutrition; energy; alertness; ingestion; deglutition; dysphagia; eating; elderly care; rehabilitation; Nursing care; stroke; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to describe eating difficulties and interventions to improve eating among elderly patients, especially those with stroke, to make comparisons between patients with dysphagia and those without (Papers I & II), those with and without assisted eating (Paper IV), and to analyse the relation between eating difficulties, nutritional status (Papers II-V), pressure ulcers (Paper IV), length of hospital stay and levels of independent living when discharged (Paper V). Eating difficulties were mainly assessed using structured observations. LÄS MER