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Spouses long-term support to midlife stroke survivors - Consequences in a health economic perspective


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Title: Spouses long-term support to midlife stroke survivors - Consequences in a health economic perspective
Authors: Persson, Josefine
E-mail: josefine.persson.2@gu.se
Issue Date: 7-Apr-2017
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation
Parts of work: Persson J, Holmegaard L, Karlberg I, Redfors P, Jood K, Jern C, Blomstrand C, Forsberg-Wärleby G. Spouses of stroke survivors report reduced health-related quality of life even in long-term follow-up – Results from Sahlgrenska Academy Study on Ischemic Stroke. Stroke 2015:46;2584-2590.
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Persson J, Aronsson M, Holmegaard L, Redfors P, Stenlöf K, Jood K, Jern C, Blomstrand C, Forsberg-Wärleby G, Levin L-Å. Long-term QALY-weights among spouses of dependent and independent midlife stroke survivors. Submitted manuscript.

Persson J, Levin L-Å, Holmegaard L, Redfors P, Svensson M, Jood K, Jern C, Blomstrand C, Forsberg-Wärleby G. Long-term cost of spouses’ informal support for dependent midlife stroke survivors. Brain and Behavior 2017, accepted for publication.

Persson J, Levin L-Å, Holmegaard L, Redfors P, Jood K, Jern C, Blomstrand C, Forsberg-Wärleby G. Stroke survivors’ long-term QALY-weights in relation to their spouses’ QALY-weights and informal support: a cross-sectional study. Submitted manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2017-04-28
Disputation: Fredagen den 28 april 2017, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Stroke
Spouses
Health-related quality of life
Quality-adjusted life-years
Informal support
Time-diary
Cost analysis
Opportunity cost
Abstract: Spouses of midlife stroke survivors often experience demands on family roles and professional life due to the impact of stroke, however knowledge concerning spouses’ support and the long-term consequences for their own health is limited. Hence, the overall aim of this thesis was to describe the long-term effects health related quality of life (HRQoL) of spouses of midlife stroke survivors’ and the annual cost of the informal support provided. Data were collected from the study population at... more
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/51745
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