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Frail elders´experiences of health: A combination of qualitative and quantitative studies with a salutogenic perspective


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Title: Frail elders´experiences of health: A combination of qualitative and quantitative studies with a salutogenic perspective
Authors: Ebrahimi, Zahra
E-mail: zahra.ebrahimi@socmed.gu.se
Issue Date: 23-May-2014
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I.Ebrahimi Z, Wilhelmson K, Moore Dea C, Jakobsson A. Frail elders’ experiences with and perceptions of health. Qual Health Res. 2012:22(2): 1513-1523.
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II.Ebrahimi Z, Wilhelmson K, Eklund K, Moore Dea C, Jakobsson A. Health despite frailty: Exploring influences on frail older adults’ experiences of health. Geriatric Nursing. 2013:34(4): 289-294.
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III.Ebrahimi Z, Dahlin-Ivanoff S, Eklund K, Jakobsson A. Wilhelmson K. Self-rated health and health strengthening factors in community-living frail elders. (Submitted to Journal of Advanced Nursing 2014-03-18).

IV.Ebrahimi Z, Eklund K, Dahlin-Ivanoff S, Jakobsson A. Wilhelmson K. Effects of a continuum of care intervention on frail elders’ self-rated health, experiences of security/assurance and symptoms: A randomized controlled trail. (Submitted to Journal of Geriatric Nursing 2014-04-29).
Date of Defence: 2014-06-13
Disputation: Göteborg, Arvid Wallgrens Backe 7, hus 2, sal 2118, kl: 13.00
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Experiences of health
frail elders
resilience
person-centered care
salutogenic perspective
Abstract: Abstract The overall aim of the thesis was to explore experiences of health and its´ influencing factors among frail elders and to evaluate the effect of the intervention Continuum of care for frail elderly people, from the emergency ward to living at home. Studies I and II had a qualitative approach, and aimed to explore frail elders’ experiences with and perceptions on the phenomenon of experiences of health (study I), and to explore and identify influences on frail older adults’ experie... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9055-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/35463
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