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Publication Title: 
JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports

BACKGROUND: Kidney transplantation has been recognized as the best renal replacement therapy option for people with end stage renal disease. With an estimated 170,000 people waiting for a kidney transplant around the world and a limited supply of donor organs, the waiting time is often prolonged for many years. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this review was to examine the existing evidence of patients' experiences of living on dialysis and waiting for a renal transplant from a deceased donor.

Author(s): 
Burns, Tania
Fernandez, Ritin
Stephens, Moira
Publication Title: 
International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being

With population ageing, there is an increased interest in how to promote a good old age. A predominant concept in these discussions is successful ageing, which is mainly based on researchers' definitions. This article aims to explore successful ageing from the perspective of community-dwelling older people (24 persons aged 77-90 years). Individual open interviews were conducted and analysed according to qualitative content analysis. An overarching theme was formulated as "self-respect through ability to keep fear of frailty at a distance".

Author(s): 
Hˆrder, Helena M.
Fr‰ndin, Kerstin
Larsson, Maria E. H.
Publication Title: 
Clinical Interventions in Aging

BACKGROUND: In Norway, there is a focus on home-dwelling people with dementia receiving the opportunity to participate in organized meaningful activities. The aim of this study was to elucidate the experiences of home-dwelling persons with early-stage dementia who attend an activity center and participate in adapted physical and social activities delivered by nurses and volunteers. METHODS: The study adopted a qualitative approach, with individual interviews conducted among eight people diagnosed with early-stage dementia.

Author(s): 
Sˆderhamn, Ulrika
Aasgaard, Live
Landmark, Bj¯rg
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