Search for dissertations about: "external validity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the words external validity.

  1. 1. On the validity of neurodevelopmental disorders

    University dissertation from Lunds universitet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper Lund

    Author : Sara Lina Hansson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; screening; Validity; comorbidity; patient experience; neurodevelopmental disorders; autism; ADHD; A-TAC; reliability;

    Abstract : Abstract Introduction: Validity is important at different levels in psychiatry. Valid structured instruments are important aids in screening and diagnostics, in both research and clinical practice. An aim of the diagnostic procedure is to yield valid diagnoses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aspects on treatment of femoral neck fractures studies on treatment methods, surgical approach and external validity

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Sebastian Mukka; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hip fracture; femoral neck fracture; treatment; total hip arthroplasty; hemiarthroplasty; internal fixation; surgical approach; outcome; dislocation; femoral offset; leg length discrepancy; external validity; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : Femoral neck fracture (FNF) is a great challenge for today´s health care and is associated with high mortality and morbidity in the elderly.  In the short term several studies in the literature have demonstrated improved hip function, quality of life and fewer re-operations in elderly patients treated with total hip arthroplasty (THA) instead of internal fixation (IF). READ MORE

  3. 3. Evolution of continental crust in the Proterozoic : growth and reworking in orogenic systems

    University dissertation from Department of Geology, Lund University

    Author : Andreas Petersson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Proterozoic; crustal reworking; O-isotopes; Lu–Hf; U–Pb; zircon; Crustal growth;

    Abstract : To understand the growth of continental crust, the balance between juvenile mantle derived extraction, infracrustal reworking and crustal recycling, needs to be estimated. Since the beginning of the century, the use of coupled in situ zircon U–Pb, Lu–Hf and O isotope analyses as a tool to address these questions have increased exponentially. READ MORE

  4. 4. Leisure Activities in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Associated Factors and Assessment

    University dissertation from Department of Rheumatology, Lund University

    Author : Ingegerd Wikström; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; assessments; Leisure activities; validity; reumatologi; muskelsystem; Skelett; reliability; muscle system; rheumatoid arthritis; associated factors; predictors; quality of life; rheumatology locomotion; occupational therapy; Skeleton;

    Abstract : Leisure Activities in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Associated Factors and Assessment. Leisure activities were considered to give intrinsic pleasure, meaning and value to life already in ancient Greek. It was also performed for its own sake and not by consideration of any external rewards. READ MORE

  5. 5. Criterion-referenced measurement for educational evaluation and selection

    University dissertation from Umeå : Beteendevetskapliga mätningar, Umeå universitet

    Author : Christina Wikström; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : Assessment; Competition; Criterion-referenced; Education; Evaluation; Grading; Grade inflation; Measurement; Selection; Validity; Beteendevetenskapliga mätningar; Education; pedagogik;

    Abstract : In recent years, Sweden has adopted a criterion-referenced grading system, where the grade outcome is used for several purposes, but foremost for educational evaluation on student- and school levels as well as for selection to higher education. This thesis investigates the consequences of using criterion-referenced measurement for both educational evaluation and selection purposes. READ MORE