Search for dissertations about: "health communication"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 546 swedish dissertations containing the words health communication.

  1. 11. "A suffering heart". On the health of women living with violence in Vietnam.

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Viveca Larsson; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; violence against women; family; health; Vietnam; enduring; suffering; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : The present study addresses abused Vietnamese women’s experience of health, as well as other health problems and family conflicts, while also taking into consideration professional dealings with family violence. Women’s health in everyday life is largely affected when they are exposed to violence by their male partners. READ MORE

  2. 12. Self-management in hypertension care

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg

    Author : Ulrika Bengtsson; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adherence; blood pressure; cellular phone; communication; health information technology; hypertension; person-centered care; person-centred care; self-management;

    Abstract : Despite effective treatment strategies for hypertension, many persons with hypertension still fail to reach recommended blood pressure targets. As hypertension is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease, measures are needed to decrease the mortality attributed to this condition and to facilitate an optimization of hypertension management. READ MORE

  3. 13. Implementation of research and development in primary care by means of strategic communication

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg

    Author : Helena Morténius; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; barriers; communication channels; evidence-to-practice gap; follow-up; implementation; innovative attitudes; intervention; longitudinal study; organisational culture; primary care staff cohorts; research and development; strategic communication;

    Abstract : Background: Health and medical care today is faced with the challenge of bridging the gap between the theoretical world and the practical clinical setting. Although methods exist for implementing research results, the actual implementation process is not always optimal. READ MORE

  4. 14. Designing ICT-Supported Health Promoting Communication in Primary Health Care

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Amina Jama Mahmud; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2013]
    Keywords : eHealth; eHealth literacy; empowerment; health communication; health literacy; health promotion; Internet; participatory action research; primary health care;

    Abstract : Increasing lifestyle-related ill health, escalating health care costs, expanding health inequalities within and between nations, and an aging population are challenges facing governments globally. Governments, especially in industrialized countries like Sweden, are investing in health promotion and health communication, especially in ICT-supported health communication as a way to increase health literacy and empowerment at individual and population levels. READ MORE

  5. 15. Disease surveillance systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Baki Cakici; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; disease surveillance; syndromic surveillance; outbreak detection; health informatics; computer science; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Health and medical services in society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Computer and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Recent advances in information and communication technologies have made the development and operation of complex disease surveillance systems technically feasible, and many systems have been proposed to interpret diverse data sources for health-related signals. Implementing these systems for daily use and efficiently interpreting their output, however, remains a technical challenge. READ MORE