Search for dissertations about: "Lars-Åke Levin"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Lars-Åke Levin.

  1. 1. Myocardial infarction : Costs and benefits of prevention and treatments

    Author : Lars-Åke Levin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic evaluation; myocardial infarction; costs; costeffectiveness analysis; cost-utility analysis; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This work focuses on economic evaluations of treatment and secondaryprevention in myocardial infarction. The purpose of the study was threefold: To present and discuss a robust method for economic evaluations of medical technologies based on individual clinical studies: to empirically apply the method to treatments and secondary prevention programs at the time of and after myocardial infarction in order thereby to increase knowledge about costs and cost effectiveness of myocardial infarction treatments: and to compare these results with those of other similar studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessment of Support Interventions in Dementia : Methodological and Empirical Studies

    Author : Jenny Alwin; Jan Persson; Barbro Krevers; Lars-Åke Levin; Wija Oortwijn; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Dementia means a continuous deterioration of abilities and has a large impact on the persons affected as well as on family members and others close to the persons with dementia. Interventions aimed at this population in order to support and alleviate the often straining situation may be of great importance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health Economic Evaluations of Screening Programs - Applications and Method Improvements

    Author : Mattias Aronsson; Lars-Åke Levin; Lars Bernfort; Mark Schulper; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Screening to detect diseases early is attractive as it can improve the prognosis and decrease costs, but it is often a problematic concept and there are several pitfalls. Many healthy individuals have to be investigated to avoid a disease in a few, which results in a dilemma because to save a few, many are exposed to a procedure that could potentially harm them. READ MORE

  4. 4. Setting priorities in health care : Studies on equity and efficiency

    Author : Lars Bernfort; Lars-Åke Levin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health priorities; Health care costs; Health services; Health care sector; Efficiency; Quality of life; Hälsovård; Sjukvård; Prioriteringar inom sjukvården; Sjukvård; Prioriteringar; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The inevitable gap between needs and resources in health care, together with the problems associated with a market solution, necessitates priority setting. The aims of this thesis are associated with the process of priority setting in health care, and are divided into three issues:1. READ MORE

  5. 5. How to include relatives and productivity loss in a cost‐effectiveness analysis

    Author : Thomas Davidson; Lars-Åke Levin; Barbro Krevers; Werner Brouwer; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Business and economics; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : Health economic evaluations are today commonly used in the decision‐making process in health care. Within the field of cost‐effectiveness analysis (CEA), there are several methodological and empirical issues that cause debate about what is included in the analysis. READ MORE