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Understanding the multiple realities of everyday life: Basic assumptions in focus-group methodology
In recent years, there has been a notable growth in the use of focus groups within occupational therapy. It is important to understand what kind of knowledge focus-group methodology is meant toExpand
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The home is the hub of health in very old age: Findings from the ENABLE-AGE Project.
The aim was to explore health in relation to the home as experienced by very old, single-living Swedish people. Applying a grounded theory approach, 40 men and women aged 80-89 were interviewed inExpand
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Women on sickness absence—views of possibilities and obstacles for returning to work. A focus group study
Purpose: The aim was to learn how women on sickness absence due to work related strain perceive and describe their possibilities and obstacles for returning to work. Method: The focus group methodExpand
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Planning a health education programme for the elderly visually impaired person--a focus group study.
Focus group methodology was used with the aim of learning how persons with the diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration perceived and described their disease, and how the disease had changedExpand
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Development and Evaluation of a Health Education Programme for Elderly Persons with Age-Related Macular Degeneration
The overall aim of this thesis was to develop and evaluate a health education programme for elderly persons with age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
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Experiences among older persons using mobility devices
Objectives. The aim of the study was to investigate older persons' experiences of using mobility devices. Methods. In this qualitative study, focus group interviews were carried out with participantsExpand
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Frailty and comprehensive geriatric assessment organized as CGA-ward or CGA-consult for older adult patients in the acute care setting: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Background: With worldwide population aging, increasing numbers of people need hospital care. Evidence suggests comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) is superior to usual care. Objective: To sumExpand
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Preventive home visits and health – experiences among very old people
BackgroundAs more people reach older age, there is a growing interest in improving old person’s health, activity, independence and social participation, thereby adding quality to the extended years.Expand
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Focus Group Discussions as a Tool for Developing a Health Education Programme for Elderly Persons with Visual Impairment
This article describes the experience of using focus group discussions as a tool for developing an occupation-based health education programme for elderly persons with age-related macularExpand
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Supervisors’ views on employer responsibility in the return to work process. A focus group study
Background: Supervisors’ attitudes and measures have been pointed out by employees to influence the return to work process. The purpose of this study was to explore supervisors’ views on employerExpand
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