Search for dissertations about: "Mats Persson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 swedish dissertations containing the words Mats Persson.

  1. 1. Spectral Computed Tomography with a Photon-Counting Silicon-Strip Detector

    Author : Mats Persson; Mats Danielsson; Hans Bornefalk; Jiang Hsieh; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Photon-counting; silicon-strip detector; spectral computed tomography; ring artifacts; fluence rate; basis material decomposition; sub-pixel information; Physics; Fysik;

    Abstract : Computed tomography (CT) is a widely used medical imaging modality. By rotating an x-ray tube and an x-ray detector around the patient, a CT scanner is able to measure the x-ray transmission from all directions and form an image of the patient’s interior. READ MORE

  2. 2. In good times and in bad Immigrants, Self-employment and Social insurances

    Author : Mats Persson; Centrum för ekonomisk demografi; []

    Abstract : This thesis analyses self-employment, sickness absence and early retirement pension among immigrants in Sweden. The empirical analysis investigate a period, 1981-2003, characterized by a transformation from high employment and expansion of the welfare state in the 1980s into a state with high unemployment and tightening social insurance systems during in the 1990s, This thesis goes beyond most previous studies in adopting a regional approach, thereby allowing for an analysis of the importance of local and regional labour market conditions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lessons Learned in Knowledge Managment - the case of construction

    Author : Mats Persson; Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction technology; Industriell ekonomi; Anläggningsteknik; Quality Management; Project Management; Knowledge Management; Construction sector; Commercial and industrial economics;

    Abstract : The construction sector has been criticised in recent years for being inefficient. The critique involved describes finished buildings as having flaws and there being a lack of interest within the construction sector in assembling knowledge and sharing experience. READ MORE

  4. 4. Violence among offenders with mental disorders

    Author : Mats Persson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []

    Abstract : Background Interpersonal violence is described as a global health problem by the World Health Organization. Even though individuals with severe mental disorders commit only a fraction of all violent acts, they appear to be more likely to behave violently than the general population. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of nutrition in geriatric patients - Especially dietary assessment, intake and requirements

    Author : Mats Persson Lintrup; Geriatrik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Validity.; Total energy expenditure; Reproducibility; Malnutrition; Geriatric patients; Fluid intake; Energy requirements; Doubly labelled water; Diet records; Aged; Dietary intake; Nutrition; Näringslära; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to develop and test the feasibility of a dietary record routine, where nursing staff assess the patient’s food and fluid intake based on standardised portion sizes and household measurements. The energy intake (EI) was studied with a dietary record in 61 geriatric patients. READ MORE