Search for dissertations about: "Disease-specific questionnaire"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words Disease-specific questionnaire.

  1. 1. Assessing Symptom Burden and Health-Related Quality of Life in patients living with arrhythmia and ASTA Arrhythmia-Specific questionnaire in Tachycardia and Arrhythmia

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ulla Walfridsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Arrhythmias; Symptom burden; Health-Related Quality of Life; Patient-reported outcomes; Validation; Disease-specific questionnaire;

    Abstract : Background: Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) can be negatively affected in patients living with arrhythmias and many patients experience a pronounced symptom burden. The arrhythmia can cause both uncertainty and limitations, including interference with work, reluctance to perform and plan for leisure activities and leading to self-imposed restrictions in daily life situations. READ MORE

  2. 2. It is on my skin, on my soul, and on my life development of a disease-specific quality of life instrument for adult patients with acute cutaneous leishmaniasis in Iran

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Alireza Khatami; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cutaneous leishmaniasis; fundamental measurement; needs-based approach; neglected tropical disease; probabilistic model; quality of life; qualitative content analysis; the Rasch model; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), is the most common form of a group of diseases known as leishmaniases. They are caused by obligatory intracellular protozoa from the genus Leishmania and transmitted by sandflies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sleep and quality of life in men with lower urinary tract symptoms and their partners

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Helén Marklund-Bau; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Benign prostatic hyperplasia; Benign prostatic obstruction; Disease specific quality of life; Health related quality of life; Inguinal hernia; Insomnia; Lower urinary tract symptoms; Population; Sleep disorders; Sleep quality; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Urology and andrology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Urologi och andrologi;

    Abstract : Aims: The overall aim was to determine how lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) suggestive of benign prostatic obstruction (BPO) affect sleep, health related quality of life and disease specific quality of life, and how the men’s urinary symptoms affect their partners.Subjects and methods: In papers I–II, a descriptive design with a pre-test and post-test was used and in papers III-IV the design was descriptive and comparative. READ MORE

  4. 4. Subjective Outcomes after Knee Arthroplasty

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Michael Dunbar; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthopaedics; Surgery; Swedish knee arthroplasty register; outcome questionnaire; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi;

    Abstract : Outcome questionnaires are increasingly being established as a validated mode of acquiring unbiased information on the results after health interventions. Using an assortment of questionnaires, distributed by mail to 27 372 and to a subgroup of 3 600 patients on file in the Swedish Knee Arthroplasty register (SKAR), relevant questionnaires were found to represent a feasable means of acquiring information regarding these elderly patients in a cross-sectional design. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea - evaluation of questionnaire and surgical treatment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology

    Author : Anna Borgström; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a major pediatric health problem and is associated with potentially severe consequences if left untreated. Diagnosing OSA in children can be challenging since the clinical symptoms are very non-specific. READ MORE