Search for dissertations about: "community medicine thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 364 swedish dissertations containing the words community medicine thesis.

  1. 1. Medication adherence, side effects and patient-physician interaction in hypertension

    University dissertation from Göteborg University

    Author : Staffan Svensson; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Samhällsfarmaci; Community pharmacy services; Kardiovaskulär medicin; Cardiovascular medicine; Klinisk farmakologi; Clinical pharmacology; Allmänmedicin; Family medicine; patient compliance; guideline adherence; hypertension; adverse effects; communication; negotiating;

    Abstract : Hypertension is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the incidence of which it is possible to reduce by prophylactic treatment with antihypertensive drugs. In clinical practice, however, only a minority of patients reach target blood pressure levels. READ MORE

  2. 2. Community mobilization and peer education in a HIV-STI prevention program for university students

    University dissertation from Göteborg University

    Author : Gary Svenson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2002]
    Keywords : condoms; Social medicine; mobilization; peer education; community; university; young people; students; behaviour; determinants; prevention; STD; STI; HIV; AIDS; samhällsmedicin; Dermatology; venereology; Dermatologi; venereologi; Socialmedicin; MEDICIN; MEDICINE;

    Abstract : Slowing the incidence of HIV and STI among young people requires that they change their sexual behaviours. There is evidence that community-based interventions that target multiple levels of influence can be effective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Common risk factors associated with acute myocardial infarction: Population-based studies with a focus on gender differences

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö, Community Medicine

    Author : Charlotte A Larsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : insulin resistance; cortisol; abdominal obesity; hypertension; type 2 diabetes; population-based; AMI; gender differences; physical activity; left ventricular hypertrophy; MEDICIN; MEDICINE;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore how the risk for AMI, and the associations between several of its risk factors, differs by gender. Information was collected from four Swedish cohorts: one patient cohort from Skara (1992-1993, n=1149) and three population-based cohorts, i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Perceptions of disease. Values and attitudes of patients and medical students

    University dissertation from Department of Community Medicine, Universitetssjukhuset MAS, 205 02 Malmö, ing 59

    Author : Annika Brorsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Keywords : risk factor; values; autonomy; Attitudes; consultation; disability; disease; family history; family medicine; fear; identity; illness; medical education; medical students; patient-centred; qualitative method; primary care; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin; MEDICIN; MEDICINE;

    Abstract : During the 20th century, the development of biomedical knowledge and the demographical changes have increased the needs and demands for health care in industrialised countries. Illness without evidence of disease and fear of disease are often the reasons for seeking medical care. READ MORE

  5. 5. High Blood Cholesterol. Physician and Patient Perspectives

    University dissertation from Department of Community Medicine, Malmö University Hospital, S-205 02 MALMÖ, Sweden

    Author : Margareta Troein; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1996]
    Keywords : practice guideline; qualitative method; pharmacist; life-style; information; hypercholesterolemia; health education; health belief; framework; family physician; family medicine; Cholesterol; counseling; screening; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin; MEDICIN; MEDICINE;

    Abstract : Scientific evidence of the causal relationship between high blood cholesterol and risk for coronary heart disease prompted extensive professional and public interest in practical application in the 1980's. Among other things, national guidelines for lipid lowering were published in Sweden in 1988. Mass media covered the topic extensively. READ MORE