Search for dissertations about: "Outcome assessment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 666 swedish dissertations containing the words Outcome assessment.

  1. 1. Outcome Assessment in Lumbar Spine Surgery

    Author : Gustavo Zanoli; Lund Ortopedi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; traumatologi; Surgery; Skeleton; muscle system; rheumatology locomotion; Skelett; muskelsystem; reumatologi; Spinal stenosis; Disc; Questionnaire; Outcome assessment; Lumbar spine; Kirurgi; traumatology; orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : No consensus regarding outcomes assessment in spine patients exists. Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) questionnaires are increasingly used. The objective of this thesis was the evaluation of HRQoL measures before and after lumbar spine surgery, and their relation to other evaluation parameters as well as relevance of differences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Upper extremity disability after stroke. Psychometric properties of outcome measures and perceived ability to perform daily hand activities

    Author : Elisabeth Ekstrand; Fysioterapi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of Daily Living; Association; Dexterity; Muscle strength; Outcome Assessment; Rehabilitation; Reproducibility of results; Self-report; Somatosensory disorders; Stroke; Touch perception; Upper extremity; Activities of Daily Living; Association; Dexterity; Muscle strength; Outcome assessment; Rehabilitation; Reproducibility of results; Self-report; Somatosensory disorders; Stroke; Touch perception; Upper extremity;

    Abstract : Disability of the upper extremity is common after stroke. To be able to evaluate recovery and effects of interventions there is a need for stable and precise outcome measures. In order to design and target efficient rehabilitation interventions it is important to know which factors that affect the ability to perform daily hand activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. The sensational hand. Clinical assessment after nerve repair

    Author : Birgitta Rosén; Malmö Handkirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; substitution of senses; artificial sensibility; reliability; validity; diagnose-specific; documentation; assessment; longitudinal; functional outcome; hand; sensibility; ulnar nerve; nerve repair; median nerve; brain plasticity; Surgery; orthopaedics; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi;

    Abstract : Following the transection and repair of major nerve trunks in the forearm, the functional outcome is influenced by mechanisms in the peripheral, as well as in the central nervous system. In the present thesis the interest is focused on assessment of the outcome after nerve repair, central nervous factors influencing the outcome, and sense substitution to compensate for sensory loss. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Risk Assessment and Clinical Outcome

    Author : Malin Johansson; Thoraxkirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Key words: Aortic stenosis; transcatheter aortic valve implantation; outcome; acute kidney injury;

    Abstract : Abstract Background: Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has emerged as a treatment for patients with aortic stenosis (AS) and high surgical risk. To date, reports of short- and mid-term survival have been favourable. The aim of this thesis was to evaluate early safety, risk assessment and late survival following TAVI. READ MORE

  5. 5. Driving to Learn. The process of growing consciousness of tool use - a grounded theory of de-plateauing

    Author : Lisbeth Nilsson; Arbetsterapi och aktivitetsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; rehabilitation; revalidation; kinesitherapy; Physical medicine; arbetsmiljömedicin; Yrkesmedicin; industrial medicine; Occupational health; assessment; outcome; profound cognitive disabilities; powered wheelchair; joystick; well-being; control; self-awareness; growth; facilitate; activity; occupation;

    Abstract : The Driving to Learn project explored possible achievements of training people with cognitive disabilities in a joystick-operated powered wheelchair utilizing the grounded theory approach. Theoretical sampling led the concomitant collection and analysis of data. READ MORE