Search for dissertations about: "Frequent attenders"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Frequent attenders.

  1. 1. Frequent attenders in primary care Patient characteristics, help seeking patterns and cognitive behavioral therapy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ylva Strömbom; Mats Fredrikson; Lennart Melin; Tomas Furmark; Erik Hedman; [2019]

    Abstract : Frequent attenders consist of a small proportion of the total population seek-ing health care non-proportionally often for various symptoms. This hetero-genic group of patients requires special attention as symptoms often cannot be explained medically and influence both physical and psychological well-being. READ MORE

  2. 2. Frequent attenders in primary health care. A vulnerable patient group seen from a biopsychosocial perspective

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Håkan Bergh; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Frequent attenders; primary health care; diagnoses; injuries; medically appropriate consultations; stressful life events; social support; sense of coherence; sick leave; disability pension;

    Abstract : Introduction - The small number of the population who make disproportionally greater use of health care are called frequent attenders (FAs). This group, or 3-5% of the population, account for 15- 25% of all visits to general practitioners (GPs). READ MORE

  3. 3. Presenting complaint and mortality in non-surgical emergency medicine patients

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Urban Säfwenberg; Lars Lind; Andreas Terént; Maaret Castrén; [2008]
    Keywords : Medicine; Presenting complaint; Emergency Department; long-term mortality; Standardized Mortality Ratio; frequent attenders; Medicin;

    Abstract : In 1995 and 2000 a total of 29 886 non surgical ED visits at Uppsala University Hospital were registered. Presenting complaint, admittance to a ward, length of stay, in-hospital mortality, discharge diagnoses, 30-day and long-term mortality were registered. The presenting complaints were sorted into 33 presenting complaint groups (PCGs). READ MORE

  4. 4. Time and general practice consultations aspects of length, attendance and quality

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sven-Olof Andersson; Bengt Mattsson; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; General practice; primary health care; consultation; time; doctor-patient relation; satisfaction; primary care nurse; frequent attender;

    Abstract : The consultation is the GP’s form of work. How long a consultation should be, and what short/long consultations imply with regard to the satisfaction of patient and doctor has been much debated. The aim of this thesis was to study consultations with regard to content and time consumption in a short term and long term perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. Factors affecting attendance at population-based mammography screening

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Author : Magdalena Lagerlund; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]

    Abstract : The aim of the studies described in this thesis was to explore factors affecting attendance at outreach mammography screening, and to assess possible associations between socioeconomic factors and breast cancer survival. The relation of non-attendance at mammography screening to sociodemographic factors, indicators of general health behavior, self-rated health, experience of cancer in others, and own cancer or breast problems was studied in a case-control study with 434 non-attenders and 515 attenders identified in a population-based mammography register in the county of Uppsala (Paper I). READ MORE