Search for dissertations about: "Pediatric health care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 swedish dissertations containing the words Pediatric health care.

  1. 1. Adult and pediatric trauma : outcomes and health-related quality of life

    Author : Kerstin Sluys; Lars E Eriksson; Lennart Iselius; Tom Häggmark; Leanne Aitken; Röda Korsets Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Trauma; Injury; Health- related quality of life; Follow- up; Pediatric; Adolescents; SF-36; PedsQL 4; 0; trauma;

    Abstract : Background: Trauma is the number one killer of children and young adults and the  most common cause for hospital admissions for these age-groups in Sweden. Trauma is  also one of the most common causes for hospital care and early death for older people. READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiological studies of sociodemographic factors, early life factors, health, and medical care consumption among small children

    Author : Elisabeth Mangrio; Socialmedicin och hälsopolitik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medical care; early life factors; health related behaviors; social support; socioeconomic status; children; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : By international standards, children in Sweden experience good health. Sweden has low infant mortality rates, low accident mortality rates, a high number of breastfed children and a high proportion of vaccinated children. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards a functioning retail health market : Evaluating the integrated Community Case Management Intervention for Pediatric Febrile Illness in Drug Shops in Rural South Western Uganda

    Author : Freddy Eric Kitutu; Andreas Martensson; Ib Bygbjerg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Integrated community case management; Malaria; Pneumonia symptoms; Drug shops; Retail health markets; Uganda; Under-five; Evaluation; Mixed-methods; Febrile illness; Universal Health Coverage; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Objectives: This thesis examined the health systems effects of implementing the integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) intervention for paediatric febrile illnesses in a retail health market in South Western Uganda. More specifically, it evaluated drug seller interpretation of malaria Rapid Diagnostics Test (RDT) results (study I), adherence to iCCM guidelines (study II) and the intervention effect on households’ perceived quality of drug seller fever care and care-seeking choice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fathers involved in children with type 1 diabetes : finding the balance between disease control and health promotion

    Author : Åse Boman; Ina Borup; Elisabeth Dahlborg-Lyckhage; Lene Povlsen; Ragnar Hanås; Torill Marie Bogsner Larsen; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; children; fathers’ involvement; health promotion; pediatric diabetes team; type 1; Folkhälsovetenskap; Public health science;

    Abstract : Background:Type I diabetes is a chronic disease that places great demands on the child and family. Parental involvement has been found to be essential for disease outcome. READ MORE

  5. 5. Uncovering pain and caring for children in the pediatric intensive care unit : nurses’ clinical approach and parent’s perspective

    Author : Janet Mattsson; Maria Arman; Maria Forsner; Maaret Castrén; Maja Söderbäck; Karin Enskär; Mats Eriksson; Berit Lindahl; Stockholm Södersjukhuset; Karolinska Institutet Department of Clinical Science and Education; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing care; clinical judgment; pain; non-verbal children; PICU; caring culture; parental perspectives; Nursing care;

    Abstract : Background: The thesis has a standpoint in a synthesis of caring science and educationscience from a clinical perspective. Children in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) are in an exposed position, dependent on nurses to acknowledge their needs. READ MORE