Search for dissertations about: "Christina Lindholm"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Christina Lindholm.

  1. 1. Socio-economic consequences of longstanding illness

    Author : Christina Lindholm; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Limiting longstanding illness; socio-economic consequences; socio-econornic group; job demands; economic inactivity; unemployment; economic difficulties.;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses an old research area of social medicine, the social and economic consequences of chronic illness and factors modifying this effect. Historically, illness was the main predictor of poverty. READ MORE

  2. 2. Trying to secure decent working conditions : Do corporate social responsibility audits improve risk management in global garment supply chains?

    Author : Henrik Lindholm; Sven Ove Hansson; Christina Rudén; Niklas Egels-Zandén; Susanne Sweet; KTH; []
    Keywords : Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : The outsourcing of the manufacturing of garments to regions with lower production costs has raised concerns over labor rights violations. Retailers and brands have responded to this by introducing codes of conduct outlining minimum requirements for working conditions at their suppliers. READ MORE

  3. 3. MRSA and other resistant bacteria : prevalence, patient and staff experiences, wounds and infection control

    Author : Helene Andersson; Bjöörn Fossum; Christina Lindholm; Mats Kalin; Eva Johansson; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MRSA; VRE; ESBL; Colonization; Infection control; Wound; Patient experiences; Staff experiences; Nursing care; Qualitative interview; Qualitative content analysis; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MRSA;

    Abstract : Antibiotic resistance has become a major and serious global problem in healthcare. Limited treatment options for infections caused by these organisms can lead to increased morbidity and mortality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Studying the healing and long-term outcomes of two partial thickness wound models using different wound dressings

    Author : Matilda Karlsson; Folke Sjöberg; Moustafa Elmasry; Pia Olofsson; Christina Lindholm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Safe and effective wound dressing treatments are important for proper wound healing. Such procedures therefore need to be evidence-based regarding the most important outcome measures such as healing time, less discomfort for the patient, duration of hospital care and, importantly, less scarring. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pressure sores : risk assessment and prevention

    Author : Margareta Lindgren; Christina Lindholm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to study the prevalence, incidence, prevention and treatment of pressure sores, to further develop a risk assessment scale, and test the reliability and validity of this scale, to identify risk factors for pressure sore development, and to study skin blood flow in non-blanchable erythema areas as compared to undamaged skin.Criteria used for pressure sore assessment were persistent discoloration i. READ MORE