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  1. 1. Swallowing dysfunction among older people in short-term care : prevalence, effect of intervention, and risk of mortality

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Patricia Hägglund; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; swallowing disorder; dysphagia; elderly care; intermediate care; undernutrition; oral health; treatment; rehabilitation; quality of life; mortality risk; survival;

    Sammanfattning : Objectives: Swallowing dysfunction (dysphagia) is a common, but often neglected condition among geriatric patients that can cause severe complications such as malnutrition, aspiration pneumonia and death. The aims of this thesis were to (i) describe the study design and method of the multidisciplinary and multicenter project SOFIA (Swallowing function, Oral health, and Food Intake in old Age), (ii) study the prevalence of and the relationship between swallowing dysfunction and risk of undernutrition among older individuals in short-term care, (iii) study the effect of oral neuromuscular training on swallowing dysfunction among older individuals, and (iv) to investigate the association between poor oral health, swallowing dysfunction and mortality. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Living with Lewy body dementia. Treatment, survival & quality of life

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Författare :Victoria Larsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2018]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lewy bodies; Lewy body dementia; Lewy body disease; QUALITATIVE; Lewy Body Disease: drug therapy; Lewy Body Disease: mortality; Lewy Body Disease: therapy; DEMENTIA; dementia with Lewy bodies; Parkinson s disease dementia; Parkinson disease; memantine; Prognosis and survival; Prognosis; Survival; mortality; Dysphagia; Carbonated beverages; Swallowing disorders; Therapeutics; Video recording; video analysing technique; QUALITY OF LIFE;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Patients with Lewy body dementias (LBD) have a complex clinical picture. With no prevention or cure, management focuses around symptomatic relief, however pharmacological and non-pharmacological options have been inadequately investigated. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Swallowing function in patients with Parkinson’s disease and Deep Brain Stimulation

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Stina Sundstedt; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Parkinson’s disease; swallowing; deep brain stimulation; subthalamic nucleus; caudal zona incerta; swallowing quality of life; oto-rhino-laryngologi; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology;

    Sammanfattning : BackgroundParkinson’s disease (PD) is one of the most common neurodegenerative diseases in Europe. Besides motor dysfunction, PD is characterized by several non-motor and secondary motor features, such as weight change, sialorrhea, constipation and swallowing problems. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Health related quality of life and swallowing problems in oesophageal cancer

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology

    Författare :Berit Sunde; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2019]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oesophageal cancer;

    Sammanfattning : Poor overall survival, swallowing problems and severe side-effects from multi-modality treatment characterize the situation of patients with oesophageal and gastro oesophageal junction carcinoma (GOJ). With the poor prognosis and abundance of symptoms in this disease it is particularly important to consider health-related quality of life (HRQoL) as an important outcome in clinical decision-making. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Swallowing and deep brain stimulation swallowing function in Parkinson's disease after subthalamic nucleus and caudal zona incerta deep brain stimulation

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Stina Sundstedt; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Sammanfattning : Background Swallowing problems are common in Parkinson’s disease, and these affect morbidity and mortality largely due to aspiration-induced pneumonia. Even mild dysphagia affects patient Quality of Life. LÄS MER