Search for dissertations about: "Disability and Health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 759 swedish dissertations containing the words Disability and Health.

  1. 1. Measuring global surgery, obstetrics and anaesthesia from health systems to patients

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Hampus Holmer; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Global Health; Health statistics; Surgery; Obstetrics; Anaesthesia;

    Abstract : BackgroundWorldwide, an estimated 5 billion people lack access to safe, affordable surgical care when needed. This leads to millions of avertable deaths and unnecessary morbidity each year. To change this situation, urgent action is needed at many levels, but indicators and data have been lacking to guide improvement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health and People with Usher syndrome

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Moa Wahlqvist; Örebro universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Usher syndrome; Deafblindness; Health; General Health; Physical Health; Psychological Health; Social Trust; Financial Situation; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Research;

    Abstract : The present thesis concerns people with Usher syndrome (USH) and their health. People with USH have a congenital hearing loss of various degrees and an eye disease with a progressive course; for some, the balance is also affected. Three clinical groups have been identified 1, 2 and 3, and 13 genes have currently been identified. READ MORE

  3. 3. Abdominal obesity among older population in Indonesia socioeconomic and gender inequality, pattern and impacts on disability and death

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Cahya Utamie Pujilestari; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Abdominal obesity; concentration index; disability; focus-group discussion; gender inequality; Indonesia; mortality; older people; socioeconomic inequality; Public health; folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Population ageing has contributed to the rise of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Concurrently, obesity prevalence is increasing in all age groups and has become a serious public health problem. Obesity is the main risk factors of the major chronic NCDs such as type 2 diabetes and has been linked to disability and mortality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shadows and light examining community mental health competence in North India

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kaaren Mathias; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Global mental health; Gender; Health determinants; India; Mental health competence; Social distance; Social exclusion; Caregiver; Depression; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : BackgroundGlobally, there is increasing emphasis on the importance of understanding the ways in which social inequality and injustice impact individual and community mental health. Set in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, India, this thesis examines the complex relationships between individuals, communities and the social environment in relation to mental health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Construction of Technical Aids - Personal Meaning and Interactional Effects of Disability and Assistive Devices in Everyday Life

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Oskar Krantz; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Legislation; Hand prosthesis; Gender; Dysmelia; Disability; Congenital Limb Deficiency; Body-image; Active ultra lightweight rigid frame wheelchair; Assistive device; Needs; Upper Limb Reduction Deficiency; Self-image; Regulation; Prescription; Useworthiness;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the role of disability and assistive devices in everyday life among persons with, for instance, impairments related to mobility (e.g. wheelchair users) and bodily shape and configuration (e.g. READ MORE