Search for dissertations about: "Health related quality of life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 975 swedish dissertations containing the words Health related quality of life.

  1. 1. Health-Related Quality of Life in Asthma

    Author : Mai Leander; Anna Rask-Andersen; Christer Janson; Alf Tunsäter; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; Adult; Quality of Life; Cohort Studies; Longitudinal study; Questionnaires; Epidemiology; Prognosis; Gothenburg Quality of Life Instrument; Göteborg Quality of Life Instrument; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; asthma; adult; quality of life; cohort studies; longitudinal study; questionnaires; epidemiology; prognosis; Gothenburg quality of life instrument;

    Abstract : Health-related quality of life (HRQL) has become an important outcome in asthma, since traditional outcomes, such as respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function, might not entirely express the patient’s perception of the limitations caused by the disease. The aim of this thesis was to study HRQL in asthma and to analyse if HRQL was related to asthma onset and prognosis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Using Mobile Health Technology to Support Health-related Quality of Life : From the Perspective of Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment

    Author : Line Christiansen; Lisa Skär; Johan Sanmartin Berglund; Peter Anderberg; Staffan Karlsson; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aging; Cognitive Impairment; Cohort Studies; Dementia; Gerontechnology; Health-related Quality of Life; Independent Living; Mental Health; Mobile Health; Phenomenography; Quality of Life; Telemedicine; Tillämpad hälsoteknik; Applied Health Technology;

    Abstract : The prevalence of cognitive impairment and illness increases with age. For older adults, maintaining or improving health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in the early stages of cognitive impairment is important to prevent consequences related to the progression of the condition. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health for community dwelling older people : trends, inequalities, needs and care in rural Vietnam

    Author : Le Van Hoi; Lars Lindholm; Truong Viet Dung; Pham Thang; Nguyen Thi Kim Chuc; Zarina Kabir; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; older people; elderly health; health status; life expectancy; health-related quality of life; EQ-5D; mobility; self-care; usual activities; pain; discomfort; anxiety; depression; activity of daily living; basic ADL; instrumental ADL; intellectual ADL; non-communicable diseases; need of care; health service; model of care; mobile team; day care centre; nursing centre; inequalities; cost of care; socioeconomic; education; marital status; living arrangement; household head; working status; living area; wealth quintile; poverty line; community; cohort study; household survey; focus group discussion; qualitative research; rural; Vietnam; developing country; Asia; người cao tuổi; y tế; thực trạng sức khỏe; hy vọng sống; chất lượng cuộc sống; EQ-5D; đi lại; tự chăm sóc; hoạt động thường xuyên; đau; khó chịu; lo lắng; trầm cảm; hoạt động hàng ngày; bệnh không lây nhiễm; nhu cầu chăm sóc; dịch vụ y tế; mô hình chăm sóc; đội lưu động; trung tâm chăm sóc ban ngày; trung tâm dưỡng lão; bất bình đẳng; chi phí chăm sóc; kinh tế xã hội; giáo dục; hôn nhân; sắp xếp cuộc sống; chủ hộ; tình trạng làm việc; khu vực sống; ngũ phân thịnh vượng; chuẩn nghèo; cộng đồng; nghiên cứu theo dõi dọc; điều tra hộ gia đình; thảo luận nhóm tập trung; nghiên cứu định tính; nông thôn; Việt Nam; nước đang phát triển; châu Á; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background InVietnam, the proportion of people aged 60 and above has increased rapidly in recent decades. The majority live in rural areas where socioeconomic status is more disadvantaged than in urban areas.Vietnam’s economic status is improving but disparities in income and living conditions are widening between groups and regions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Social Capital, Health and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health A Health Economic Study

    Author : Kamrul Islam; Socialepidemiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; Economics; econometrics; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; epidemiologi; Folkhälsa; epidemiology; Public health; Sweden; Panel data fixed-effect model; Decomposition analysis; Concentration index; Socioeconomic health inequality; Population aging; Survival analysis; Extended Cox model; Multilevel analysis; Unbalanced panel data; Externalities; Crime rates; Election participation rates; Community social capital; Municipality-level social capital; Systematic review; Egalitarianism; Determinants of health; Mortality; Health-related quality of life; Health; Keywords; Social capital; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The thesis comprises four independent research papers and a summary that focus on two related dimensions. The first dimension focuses on the understanding of the production of health. Particularly, the question is asked whether community's stock of social capital influence individual's health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Patients' quality of life : Living with incurable cancer in palliative homecare

    Author : Christina Melin-Johansson; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Advanced cancer; Assessment of quality of life a the end of life; AQEL; existential; hospital based palliative care; mixed methods; neoplasm; nursing; palliative care; quality of life; social life; support.;

    Abstract : My clinical experience is that living in incurable cancer at the end of life is complex to patients and their families. Patients seem to have a rather good quality of life (QoL) but problems related to the progression of the illness constantly challenges and changes QoL. READ MORE