Search for dissertations about: "Adherence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 527 swedish dissertations containing the word Adherence.

  1. 1. Adherence to Antidepressant Medication

    Author : Ann-Charlotte Åkerblad; Lisa Ekselius; Ingvar Krakau; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Psychiatry; adherence; depression; randomised controlled trial; intervention; therapeutic drug monitoring; personality; health status; health care utilisation; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Non-adherence to medication is a major obstacle in the treatment of depression. The objectives of the present study were to explore the effect of two interventions aiming to increase antidepressant treatment adherence, and to examine long-term consequences and costs of depression in adherent and non-adherent primary care patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adherence to lipid-lowering medications and cardiovascular disease prevention in type 2 diabetes mellitus

    Author : Sofia A. Karlsson; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medication adherence; refill adherence; medication persistence; pharmacoepidemiology; lipid-lowering medications; type 2 diabetes mellitus; cardiovasular disease; all-cause mortality; cardiovascular mortality; guideline adherence;

    Abstract : Background and aims: Globally, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the major cause of death among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Improved control of LDL cholesterol with lipid-lowering medications and patients’ adherence to such medications have been shown associate with lower risk of CV events and mortality among T2DM patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adherence and Readiness to Antiretroviral Treatment

    Author : Björn Södergård; Åsa Kettis Lindblad; Mary P Tully; Anders Sönnerborg; Marja Airaksinen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Community pharmacy services; Adherence; Readiness; HIV; Pharmacy; Samhällsfarmaci;

    Abstract : Antiretroviral therapy places extraordinarily high demands on adherence, since non-adherence affects both individuals and society due to the spread of resistant viral strains. The aims of the thesis were to investigate the prevalence of adherence in Swedish HIV-infected patients, changes in adherence over time, and factors associated with adherence, including patients’ readiness to adhere. READ MORE

  4. 4. Helicobacter pylori : molecular mechanisms for variable adherence properties

    Author : Anna Vallström; Anna Arnqvist; Kristian Riesbeck; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : H. pylori; adherence; BabA; SabA; Leb; sLex; phase variation; recombination; vesicles;

    Abstract : More than half of all people worldwide are infected with H. pylori. The infection always cause a gastric inflammation that may develop into peptic ulcer disease or gastric cancer. Attachment proteins, adhesins, mediate specific adherence of H. READ MORE

  5. 5. Oral nutritional supplements within the nutrition therapy : Prescription and adherence from a dietetic practice perspective

    Author : Evelina Liljeberg; Margaretha Nydahl; Agneta Andersson; Clare Corish; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; oral nutritional supplements; dietitian; prescription; adherence; dietetic practice; nutrition therapy; malnutrition; Kostvetenskap; Food; Nutrition and Dietetics;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to increase knowledge and deepen understanding on prescription of and adherence to oral nutritional supplements (ONS). In Paper I, the reporting quality of interventions with ONS in publications of randomised controlled trials was explored. READ MORE