Search for dissertations about: "C Lindholm"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words C Lindholm.

  1. 1. Health economic evaluation for evidence-informed decisions in low-resource settings : the case of Antenatal care policy in Rwanda

    Author : Regis Hitimana; Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brännström; Lars Lindholm; Gunilla Kranz; Peter C. Smith; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antenatal; maternal; cost; cost-effectiveness; ultrasound; EQ-5D-3L; Low-income countries; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Introduction: The general aim of this thesis is to contribute to the use of health economic evidence for informed health care decisions in low-resource settings, using antenatal care (ANC) policy in Rwanda as a case study. Despite impressive and sustained progress over the last 15 years, Rwanda’s maternal mortality ratio is still among the highest in the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Genetic studies of schizophrenia

    Author : Eva Lindholm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Genetics; Schizophrenia; complex diseases; mitochondria; large pedigree; linkage analysis; Genetik; Clinical genetics; Klinisk genetik; Genetics; genetik;

    Abstract : The prevalence of schizophrenia is about 1% throughout the world. The disease is characterized by symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions and bizarre behavior. A genetic contribution to the disease was previously shown through epidemiological studies. The mitochondrial DNA was sequenced in four schizophrenic patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. On traumatic lesion to the spinal cord and dorsal spinal roots : Factors influencing axonal regrowth across the border between the central and peripheral nervous system in the rat and man

    Author : Tomas Lindholm; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Immunohistochemistry; in situ hybridization; rat; man; axotomy; regeneration; motoneuron; ; CNS; PNS; tenascin; macrophages; BBB; scar; neuregulin; ErbB3 4; semaphorin; neuropilin; VEGF; olfactory system; DRG; DRT; SNT; SNC.;

    Abstract : Nerve cells are depending on their environment. Glial cells, astrocytes and oligodendrocytes in the central nervous system (CNS) make up a totally different milieu and characteristics than the distinguishing qualities of the peripheral nervous system (PNS), where the nerve cells are surrounded by Schwann cells. READ MORE

  4. 4. Creating organisational capacity for priority setting in health care : using a bottom-up approach to implement a top-down policy decision

    Author : Susanne Waldau; Lars Lindholm; Urban Janlert; Olle Svensson; Finn Kamper Jörgensen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health care; priority setting; implementation; management systems; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : In this thesis, priority setting to the form of the Swedish parliamental decision on priority setting, 1997, is considered an innovation for implementation in health care. The features of this innovation are investigated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – A Study in Transgenic Mice

    Author : Hanna Wootz; Dan Lindholm; Håkan Aldskogius; Christopher Fowler; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Neurosciences; ALS; Caspase; Caspase-12; Cathepsin; Cystatin; ER stress; Motor neuron; Neurodegeneration; Sod1; XIAP; Neurovetenskap;

    Abstract : Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal neurodegenerative disease with an incidence of 1.5-2.7/100000 people/year. Today there is no cure for the disease and only symptomatic treatments are available. READ MORE