Search for dissertations about: "Health checks"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Health checks.

  1. 1. Neonatal Resuscitation : Understanding challenges and identifying a strategy for implementation in Nepal

    Author : Ashish KC; Mats Målqvist; Uwe Ewald; Stefan Swartling Peterson; Susan Niermeyer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antepartum stillbirth; intrapartum stillbirth; neonatal mortality; first-day neonatal mortality; antenatal care; fetal heart rate monitoring; partogram; preterm; small-for-gestational-age; clinical adherence; neonatal resuscitation; skill retention; quality improvement cycle; Nepal; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Despite the unprecedented improvement in child health in last 15 years, burden of stillbirth and neonatal death remain the key challenge in Nepal and the reduction of these deaths will be crucial for reaching the health targets for Sustainable development goal by 2030.The aim of this thesis was to explore the risk factors for stillbirth and neonatal death and change in perinatal outcomes after the introduction of the Helping Babies Breathe Quality Improvement Cycle (HBB QIC) in Nepal. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Meal in Geriatric Care : Habits, values and culture

    Author : Birgitta Sidenvall; Kerstin Segesten; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; -; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis was to study the meal situation in geriatric, care, focusing on cultural, social, psychological and nutritional qualities of the meals for the patients as well as caring strategies and actions performed at meals by the nursing staff.The studies were carried out in a rehabilitation and long-term care clinic providing geriatric care. READ MORE

  3. 3. The publics’ perspective on cardiovascular risk information : Implications for practice

    Author : Åsa Grauman; Mats G. Hansson; Stefan James; Jorien Veldwijk; Liesbeth Claassen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Cardiovascular diseases; Health checks; Risk communication; Cardiovascular risk communication; Optimistic bias; Family history; General health; Preferences; Public perspective; Prevention; Mental distress; Health related quality of life;

    Abstract : Lay people struggle to understand the implications of cardiovascular risk information. With new advanced testing techniques and the digitalization of personal health information, the communication of cardiovascular risk becomes a challenge. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living with diabetes within the framework of Swedish primary health care : Somalian and professional perspectives

    Author : Anne-Marie Wallin; Gerd Ahlström; Katarina Hjelm; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : cross-cultural interviews; diabetes; experiences; encounter; ethnic minority; health beliefs; health-care professionals; interpreter; literature review; qualitative method;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to provide knowledge on the one handSomalian-born immigrants´ experiences of living with diabetes mellitus (DM)in a new cultural environment, on the other hand their encounter with Swedishdiabetic care – this from both their own point of view and that of the health-care professionals. There was an endeavour to describe methodological aspectsof the interpreter´s role in respect of the trustworthiness of research performedin multicultural societies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Cognitive Development and Medical Care

    Author : Mattias Öhman; Matz Dahlberg; Erik Grönqvist; Louise von Essen; Martin Karlsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fluoride; Cognitive ability; Non-cognitive ability; Income; Education; Employment; Dental health; Mortality; Information; Health; Screening; Abdominal aortic aneurysm; Myocardial infarction; Antidepressants; SSRI; Propensity score matching; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained papers.Essay I (with Linuz Aggeborn): Fluoridation of the drinking water is a public policy whose aim is to improve dental health. Although the evidence is clear that fluoride is good for dental health, concerns have been raised regarding potential negative effects on cognitive development. READ MORE