Browsing Faculty of Medicine by Subject "nursing home"
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Ethical challenges in nursing homes - staff's opinions and experiences with systematic ethics meetings with participation of residents' relatives. (John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of Nordic College of Caring Science, 2015-04-28)Background Many ethical problems exist in nursing homes. These include, for example, decision-making in end-of-life care, use of restraints and a lack of resources. Aims The aim of the present study was to investigate ...Journal article
Health-related quality of life among cognitively intact nursing home residents with and without cancer – a 6 year longitudinal study (Dove press, 2017-04-27)Background: Limited information exists regarding the natural development of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and its determinants among mentally intact nursing home (NH) residents. We aimed to examine HRQOL over ...Journal article
Staff distress improves by treating pain in nursing home patients with dementia: results from a cluster-randomized controlled trial (Elsevier, 2016-12)Context. Most people with dementia develop neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPSs), which are distressing for their carers. Untreated pain may increase the prevalence and severity of NPSs and thereby staff burden. Objectives. ...Journal article