Search for dissertations about: "mortality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1907 swedish dissertations containing the word mortality.

  1. 1. Mortality in transitional Vietnam

    Author : Dao Lan Huong; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cause of death; verbal autopsy; mortality; rural Vietnam; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Understanding mortality patterns is an essential pre-requisite for guiding public health action and for supporting development of evidence-based policy. However, such information is not sufficiently available in Vietnam. READ MORE

  2. 2. Economic development and injury mortality Studies in global trends from a health transition perspective

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Syed Moniruzzaman; Karlstads universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap; injury; suicide; economic development; health transition; demographic transition; homicide; road traffic injury; fall injury; mortality; GDP per capita; GNP per capita;

    Abstract : Globally, injury is a major public health problem. The extent of the problem varies considerably by demographic subgroups, regions and national income. READ MORE

  3. 3. Capturing health in the elderly population Complex health problems, mortality, and allocation of home-help services

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för socialt arbete - Socialhögskolan

    Author : Bettina Meinow; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; oldest old; health trends; complex health problems; frailty morbidity; mortality; mortality trends; follow-up time; home-help services; predictors; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates health trends among very old people and the allocation of public home-help services. A further aim is to examine methodological issues in mortality analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cathepsin S as a Biomarker of Low-grade Inflammation, Insulin Resistance, and Cardiometabolic Disease Risk

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Elisabeth Jobs; Uppsala universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiology; cathepsin S; inflammation; insulin resistance; diabetes; mortality; cardiovascular mortality; cancer mortality; healthy Nordic diet.; Hälsa och välfärd;

    Abstract : Cathepsin S is a protease important in major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class II antigen presentation and also in degrading the extracellular matrix. Studies, most of them experimental, have shown that cathepsin S is involved in different pathological conditions such as obesity, inflammation, atherosclerosis, diabetes, and cancer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Drug-related morbidity and mortality Pharmacoepidemiological aspects

    University dissertation from Institutionen för medicin och hälsa

    Author : Anna K. Jönsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adverse drug reactions; pharmacoepidemiology; antipsychotics; venous; thromboembolism; warfarin; haemorrhage; intoxication; medico-legal autopsies; mortality; Läkemedelsbiverkningar; farmakoepidemiologi; antipsykotika; venös tromboembolism; warfarin; blödning; intoxikation; rättsmedicinska obduktioner; fatal; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Pharmacological research Clinical pharmacology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Farmakologisk forskning Klinisk farmakologi;

    Abstract : Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) constitute a significant health problem with consequences for the patient as well as for society. Suspected ADRs have been reported to occur in about 2-14% of hospitalised patients. In about 5% of deceased hospitalised patients suspected ADRs may have caused or contributed to the fatal outcome. READ MORE