Search for dissertations about: "cost-effectiveness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 226 swedish dissertations containing the word cost-effectiveness.

  1. 1. Groin hernias and unmet need for surgery in Uganda Epidemiology, mosquito nets and cost-effectiveness

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Jenny Löfgren; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Global surgery; groin hernia; groin hernia surgery; hernia epidemiology; low cost surgery; cost-effectiveness; kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Background Surgery has traditionally been considered more expensive than many other health care interventions and with little impact on the burden of disease in a global perspective. One of the reasons behind this misconception is that the effects of surgical conditions and their treatment have not been factored into the equation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prevention of type 2 diabetes modeling the cost-effectiveness of diabetes prevention

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Anne Neumann; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; type 2 diabetes mellitus; prevention; health economics; Markov modeling; risk equations; health-related quality of life; lifestyle modification; pre-diabetic states; cost-effectiveness; Västerbotten Intervention Programme;

    Abstract : Background: Diabetes is a common and costly disease that is expected to continue even to grow in prevalence and health expenditures over the coming decades. Type 2 diabetes is the most common diabetes type and is characterized by insulin resistance and relative insulin deficiency. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Use of Laboratory Analyses in Sweden Quality and Cost-Effectiveness in Test Utilization

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mirja Mindemark; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; continuing medical education; cost control; cost savings; physician practice patterns; diagnostic tests; clinical chemistry; primary health care; health care costs; laboratory management; test utilization; trends; cost-effectiveness; inflammatory bowel disease; irritable bowel syndrome; calprotectin; cost avoidance; MEDICINE Chemistry Clinical chemistry; MEDICIN Kemi Klinisk kemi; Biomedical Laboratory Science; Biomedicinsk laboratorievetenskap;

    Abstract : Laboratory analyses, essential in screening, diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of disease, are indispensable in health care, but appropriate utilization is intricate. The overall aim of this thesis was to study the use of laboratory tests in Sweden with the objective to evaluate and optimize test utilization. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation to malnourished women in Bangladesh Effects, Equity, and Cost-effectiveness

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Rubina Shaheen; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; malnutrition; pregnancy; food supplement; micronutrient supplement; birth weight; infant mortality; effectiveness; economic evaluation; equity; Bangladesh; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Maternal nutrition is closely linked to child health and survival. In Bangladesh there is a high prevalence of undernutrition in the form of chronic energy deficiency [CED, Body Mass Index <18.5 (kg/m2)] in women and low birth weight. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cost-effectiveness of the promotion of physical activity in health care

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Lars Hagberg; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : physical activity promotion; cost-effectiveness; health care; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : IntroductionPhysical inactivity is a major cause of reduced quality of life, as well as many common diseases and even premature death. Most people, globally, are scarcely or rarely physically active. Consequently, physical inactivity influences the burden of disease, and increases its societal costs. READ MORE