Search for dissertations about: "Lars Borgquist"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Lars Borgquist.

  1. 1. Towards Understanding of Determinants of Physicians’ Sick-listing Practice and their Interrelations : A Population-based Epidemiological Study

    Author : Britt Arrelöv; Kurt Svärdsudd; Lars Borgquist; Brommels Mats; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; sick-listing; sickness absence; clinical decision-making; physician; epidemiology; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; Family Medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Physicians are supposed to act as sick-listing experts and they possess a role as gate-keepers to the social insurance system. Earlier studies have demonstrated variation between physicians and physician categories regarding sick-listing practice. READ MORE

  2. 2. Priority Setting and Rationing in Primary Health Care

    Author : Eva Arvidsson; Per Carlsson; Lars Borgquist; Malin André; Magne Nylenna; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : Background: Studies on priority setting in primary health care are rare. Priority setting and rationing in primary health care is important because outcomes from primary health care have significant implications for health care costs and outcomes in the health system as a whole. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quality, costs and the role of primary health care

    Author : Sven Engström; Lars Borgquist; Ingvar Krakau; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Drug utilization review methods; Hospitalization statistics and numerical data; Outpatient clinics; hospital utilization; Primary health care; Quality of health care; Respiratory tract infections; drug therapy; Family practice; Cost-benefit analysis; Efficiency; Organizational; Health care costs; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis is to describe and analyse the role of primary care in health care systems in terms of health, health care utilisation and costs, and to study the feasibility of retrieval of data from computerised medical records to monitor medical quality.The thesis includes five studies, a systematic literature review, a register study of utilisation of hospital and primary care, a study based on data from computerised medical records of individual patients cost for primary care, and two studies of management of respiratory infections in primary care based on data from computerised medical records of twelve health centres. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quality Management in Hospital Departments : Empirical Studies of Organisational Models

    Author : Stefan Kunkel; Ragnar Westerling; Urban Rosenqvist; Lars Borgquist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Social medicine; Quality Management; Organisational Models; Hospital Departments; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to empirically explore the organisational characteristics of quality systems of hospital departments, to develop and empirically test models for the organisation and implementation of quality systems, and to discuss the clinical implications of the findings. Data were collected from hospital departments through interviews (n=19) and a nation-wide survey (n=386). READ MORE

  5. 5. Life After a Stroke Event : With Special Reference to Aspects on Prognosis, Health and Municipality Care Utilization, and Life Satisfaction Among Patients and Their Informal Caregivers

    Author : Lena Olai; Kurt Svärdsudd; Marianne Omne-Pontén; Lars Borgquist; Mai-Lis Hellénius; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; older age; prognosis; care utilization; life situation; informal caregiver; health problems; survival; hazard; nursing; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Objectives. The aim of this thesis was to study the prognosis, health care utilization and health situation in stroke patients, and informal caregiver burden during the first post-stroke year. Material and methods. READ MORE