Essays about: "dementia"

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  1. 1. Innovative solutions for dementia care using ICT: A qualitative content analysis.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Adeyinka Lawrence Adeojo; [2020]
    Keywords : Information and communication technology ICT ; Information System IS ; Human-Organization-Technology fit HOT Framework; Dementia patients; Older adults; EHealth; Qualitative Content Analysis;

    Abstract : Aims/Objectives: The objectives of this thesis were to examine and discuss the existing information and communication technology (ICT) tools used in the healthcare sector for older adults with dementia, the benefits and challenges of using these ICT tools from the perspective of older adults with dementia and their health care providers. Research methods: Data was collected using semi-structured interviews with older adults with dementia and health care providers and managers at a nursing home in Nigeria. READ MORE

  2. 2. Registered Nurses Experiences of the Care for Persons with Dementia Expressing their Sexuality

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för vårdvetenskap (VV)

    Author : Mari-Louise Nilsson; [2020]
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  3. 3. Gamified CoGNIT: cognitive assessment with added game elements : Gamification of medical examination

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för datavetenskap; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Fredrik Carlsson; Sebastian Vusak; [2020]
    Keywords : gamification; idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus; CoGNIT; per-formance; user experience; spelifiering; idiopatisk normaltryckshydrocefalus; CoGNIT; prestanda; användarupplevelse;

    Abstract : Background. CoGNIT is a computerized test battery for cognitive assessment, used in diagnosing and treating patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (INPH). The disorder causes symptoms of dementia, among other things. Apart from other diseases with similar symptoms, like Alzheimer’s, INPH can be countered. READ MORE

  4. 4. Potential Neurophysiological Biomarkers for the Diagnosis of Age-related Neurodegenerative Diseases

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Veronika Marková; [2020]
    Keywords : dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; frontotemporal dementia; TMSevoked potentials; motor-evoked potentials; mild cognitive impairment; aging; diagnosis;

    Abstract : The global population with dementia is rapidly increasing around the world.The major risk factor for dementia is aging. There is currently no treatmentavailable and the cost of symptomatic treatment is high. READ MORE

  5. 5. Automatic Differential Diagnosis Model of Patients with Parkinsonian Syndrome : A model using multiple linear regression and classification tree learning

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Tillämpad kärnfysik; Uppsala universitet/Tillämpad kärnfysik

    Author : Rakel Löwe; Ida Schneider; [2020]
    Keywords : PET; Parkinsonism; Parkinsonian syndrome; multilinear regression; classification tree;

    Abstract : Parkinsonian syndrome is an umbrella term including several diseases with similar symptoms. PET images are key when differential diagnosing patients with parkinsonsian syndrome. In this work two automatic diagnosing models are developed and evaluated, with PET images as input, and a diagnosis as output. READ MORE