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Comprehending the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment. Feasibility, outcomes and experiences of frail older people

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Title: Comprehending the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment. Feasibility, outcomes and experiences of frail older people
Authors: Westgård, Theresa
Issue Date: 4-Jun-2020
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Parts of work: I. Westgård T, Ottenvall Hammar I, Holmgren E, Ehrenberg A, Wisten A, Ekdahl W, Dahlin-Ivanoff S, Wilhelmson K. Comprehensive geriatric assessment pilot of a randomized control study in a Swedish acute hospital: a feasibility study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2018; 4:41.

II. Westgård T, Dahlin-Ivanoff S, Andersson Hammar I, Wilhelmson K. Can Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment meet frail older people’s needs? Results from the randomized controlled study CGA-Swed. (In manuscript)

III. Westgård, T, Wilhelmson K, Dahlin-Ivanoff S, Lagerlöf Nilson U. Voices of Ill Frail Older People: Personal resources and experiences of health care services. (In manuscript)

IV. Westgård T, Wilhelmson K. Dahlin-Ivanoff S, Ottenvall Hammar I. Feeling Respected as a Person: a Qualitative Analysis of Frail Older People’s Experiences on an Acute Geriatric Ward Practicing a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment. Geriatrics; 2019; 4:1.

Date of Defence: 2020-08-28
Disputation: Fredagen den 28 august 2020, kl 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Geriatrics
Activities of daily living
Fragmented care
Abstract: ABSTRACT Despite existing knowledge on how to approach frail people in health care, the care they receive is commonly not designed to meet their complex needs and support them in maintaining their activities of daily living. One way to support frail older people when needing health care could be to enable them to share their life-stories and communicate their wants and wishes. Learning about a person’s social history can be a key element in comprehending older people in their care needs. The ... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-900-6 (PRINT)
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