Search for dissertations about: "Diagnosis Related Groups"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 219 swedish dissertations containing the words Diagnosis Related Groups.

  1. 1. Quality of health care : Patient and staff perspectives : a study of changes 1992-1996 with special reference to diagnosis related groups

    Author : Birgitta Ljunggren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Quality of health care; quality of life; patient satisfaction; job satisfaction; Diagnosis Related Groups; and organizational changes; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences; Hälsovård; Sjukvård; Sverige; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : By the early 90s, some Swedish county councils initiated market-oriented steering mechanisms to meet increasing demands for cost efficiency. Among these was the County Council of Gävleborg. The U.S. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hyponatremia - Early differential diagnosis, management and prognosis

    Author : Karin Olsson; Kardiovaskulär forskning - hypertoni; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hyponatremia; differential diagnosis; Biomarkers; apelin; vasopressin; Prognosis and survival; bioreactance;

    Abstract : Abstract Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte imbalance. It is associated with increased morbidity and in-hospital mortality. An effective early management is dependent on knowledge of epidemiology in the current population, accurate assessment of patient volume status and efficient diagnostic investigation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development and evaluation of a health education programme for elderly persons with age-related macular degeneration

    Author : Synneve Dahlin-Ivanoff; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Age-related macular degeneration; visual impairment; elderly; randomised study; daily occupation; occupational dysfunction; focus groups; health education; population study; ordered categorical data; reliability; responsiveness;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to develop and evaluate a health education programme for elderly persons with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). I. READ MORE

  4. 4. Consequences of amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling for prenatal diagnosis

    Author : Maria Cederholm; Karel Marsal; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Prenatal diagnosis; malformations; lung; labor; amnion; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and women s diseases; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : Amniocentesis (AC) and chorionic villus sampling (CVS) are the principal methods for fetal karyotyping. The aim of this thesis was to evaluate psychological reactions and risks associated with the procedures.A semi-randomised study was made on 321 women, where AC (147) and CVS (174) at 10-13 weeks’ gestation were done trans-abdominally. READ MORE

  5. 5. Slow Transit Constipation : Aspects of Diagnosis and Treatment

    Author : Erik Lundin; Urban Karlbom; Wilhelm Graf; Anders Dolk; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; colectomy; constipation; radio-opaque markers; rectal compliance; rectal sensation; scintigraphy; segmental colonic resection; segmental colonic transit; sphincter pressure; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Oral 111-Indium-DTPA colonic scintigraphy was used to assess segmental transit in 23 patients with slow transit constipation (STC) and 13 controls. The transit time did not differ between patients and controls in the right colon, whereas the patients had a consistent delay from the transverse colon and distally (P... READ MORE