Essays about: "Preventive care."

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 essays containing the words Preventive care..

  1. 1. The Role of Coping in Preventing Atherosclerosis

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Judit Kristensen; Kakeeto Amanda; [2019]
    Keywords : atherosclerosis; coping; engagement coping; disengagement coping; VIPVIZA; cardiovascular diseases; stress; ateroskleros; coping; problemhantering; engagement coping; disengagement coping; VIPVIZA; stress; hjärt-och kärlsjukdomar;

    Abstract : Atherosclerosis is one of the most recognized risk factors for cardiovascular diseases (CVD). It is therefore important for preventive work against CVD to target factors with impact on atherosclerosis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Registered nurses’ experiences of preventing pressure ulcers at a person receiving care at a hospital in Peru : a qualitative study

    University essay from Sophiahemmet Högskola; Sophiahemmet Högskola

    Author : Ellinor Karpegård; Jennifer Svalstedt; [2019]
    Keywords : Nurse’s experience; Person-centred care; Peru; Pressure ulcer; Responsibility;

    Abstract : Background Globally pressures ulcers are commonly seen as hospital acquired injuries with negative consequences for the persons such as pain, suffering and also incurring high costs for society. Preventing the occurrence of pressure ulcers is an important part of nursing care and a professional responsibility for registered nurses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nursing needs for patients with diabetes disease at orthopedic wards - a cross-sectional study

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Tiliander; [2019]
    Keywords : diabetes mellitus; orthopedic nursing; perioperative nursing; pain; urinary catheterization; constipation; pressure ulcers; glycated hemoglobin A;

    Abstract : Aims and objectives: The purpose of the study was to identify which nursing needs patients with diabetes diagnose have at an orthopedic care ward. Background: Patients with diabetes diagnose have in previous studies shown to have an increased fracture risk compared to the general population and therefore have been a common patient group at orthopedic wards. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vietnamese Nurses’ and Nursing students’ conceptions about healthcare associated infections : An empirical research study in patient safety and quality of care

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Armas Parkkonen; [2019]
    Keywords : Vietnam; nurses; nursing students; conceptions; healthcare associated infections; prevention;

    Abstract : Introduction: Healthcare associated infections (HAIs) are a global problem and lead to a large burden for the patients, healthcare systems and society. In low and middle-income countries the burden and prevalence is higher than in high-income countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Use of Data from Self-tracking Devices in Preventive Care: An interview study in the healthcare context of living habits

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för informatik

    Author : Emma Herslöf; Evelina Larzon; [2019]
    Keywords : Self-tracking devices; Wearables; Preventive care; Health data; Living habits; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Healthcare is facing several upcoming challenges, such as individuals tending to become unhealthier, which is the cause of many chronic diseases and lack of healthcare professionals, resulting in decreased efficiency in healthcare. A shift to preventive healthcare could reverse this trend by focusing on improving the living habits of the population. READ MORE