Search for dissertations about: "Karin Åkesson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Karin Åkesson.

  1. 1. Using health-related quality of life instruments for children with long-term conditions : On the basis of a national quality registry system

    Author : Christina Petersson; Karin Enskär; Boel Andersson Gäre; Karin Åkesson; Karina Huus; Carina Sparud-Lundin; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; outpatient setting; patient perspectives; patient reported outcomes; biopsychosocial perspective; self-reports; child involvement; International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health version for Children and Youth;

    Abstract : Introduction: There has been a continuous development of new technologies in healthcare that are derived from national quality registries. However, this innovation needs to be translated into the workflow of healthcare delivery, to enable children with long-term conditions to get the best support possible to manage their health during everyday life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Genetic analysis of type I diabetes

    Author : Karin Elfvin Åkesson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Type 1 diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases among children and young adults in Sweden today. Type 1 diabetes is classified as an autoimmune disease caused by a destruction of the beta-cells in the endocrine pancreas. The disease is thought to be caused by interaction between genetic and environmental factors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Persistent Digital Service Encounters : Challenges of organizational use of social media in a hotel chain

    Author : Karin Högberg; Kerstin Grundén; Maria Åkesson; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organizational social media; IT change; IT use; hospitality; digital service encounters; Informatik; Informatics; Work Integrated Learning; Arbetsintegrerat lärande;

    Abstract : The emergence of social media has in many ways changed how individuals interact, communicate and also consume online. Due to the massive, world wide use of social media, organizations are starting to use social media in order to be present where their customers are. READ MORE

  4. 4. Combinations of type 1 diabetes, celiac disease and allergy : An immunological challenge

    Author : Anna Kivling; Maria Faresjö; Lennart Nilsson; Karin Åkesson; Ragnar Bjarnason; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : The immune system is composed of a complex network of different cell types protecting the body against various possible threats. Among these cells are T-helper (Th) cells type 1 (Th1) and type 2 (Th2), as well as T regulatory (Treg) cells. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pinpointing biomarkers of importance for children with combined type 1 diabetes and celiac disease

    Author : Andrea Tompa; Maria Faresjö; Karin Åkesson; Mikael Karlsson; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Type 1 diabetes; celiac disease; children; biomarkers; immune markers; flow cytometry; cryopreservation; T cells; T-regulatory cells; B cells; B-regulatory cells; cytokines; chemokines; acute phase proteins; adipocytokines; matrix metalloproteinases;

    Abstract : Type 1 diabetes (T1D) and celiac disease are both characterized by an autoimmune feature. The diseases also share the same risk genes, and thereby patients have an increased risk of developing the other disease subsequently. READ MORE