Search for dissertations about: "Cardiovascular risk communication"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Cardiovascular risk communication.

  1. 1. The publics’ perspective on cardiovascular risk information : Implications for practice

    Author : Åsa Grauman; Mats G. Hansson; Stefan James; Jorien Veldwijk; Liesbeth Claassen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Cardiovascular diseases; Health checks; Risk communication; Cardiovascular risk communication; Optimistic bias; Family history; General health; Preferences; Public perspective; Prevention; Mental distress; Health related quality of life;

    Abstract : Lay people struggle to understand the implications of cardiovascular risk information. With new advanced testing techniques and the digitalization of personal health information, the communication of cardiovascular risk becomes a challenge. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adherence to drug treatment and interpretation of treatment effects

    Author : Erik Berglund; Per Lytsy; Ragnar Westerling; Tove Hedenrud; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medication adherence; Health-seeking behaviour; Chronic treatment; Cardiovascular treatments; Anticoagulants therapeutic use; Treatment outcome; Effect measure; Quality of care; Medical decision-making; Necessity-concern framework; Choice behaviour; Risk communication; Risk perception; Health communication; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Suboptimal adherence to medical treatments is prevalent across several clinical conditions and can lead to treatment failure. Adherence is a far from fully explored phenomenon and there is little knowledge about how patients interpret treatment effects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pictorial presentation of subclinical atherosclerosis : a measure to reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease

    Author : Anna Bengtsson; Margareta Norberg; Eva Fhärm; Per Wester; Mai-Lis Hellénius; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiovascular disease; non-adherence; pictorial information; prevention; subclinical atherosclerosis;

    Abstract : The overall aim was improved cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention through the VIPVIZA intervention. This includes the provision of pictorial information of subclinical atherosclerosis to participants and their general practitioners (GPs), follow-up phone call, and written information to the participant. READ MORE

  4. 4. Medication adherence, side effects and patient-physician interaction in hypertension

    Author : Staffan Svensson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; patient compliance; guideline adherence; hypertension; adverse effects; communication; negotiating;

    Abstract : Hypertension is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the incidence of which it is possible to reduce by prophylactic treatment with antihypertensive drugs. In clinical practice, however, only a minority of patients reach target blood pressure levels. READ MORE

  5. 5. Self-management in hypertension care

    Author : Ulrika Bengtsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : 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