Search for dissertations about: "Per Lytsy"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Per Lytsy.

  1. 1. Power of the Pill : Views about Cardiovascular Risk and the Risk-reducing Effect of Statins

    Author : Per Lytsy; Ragnar Westerling; Gunilla Burell; Arne Melander; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Statins; lipid-lowering drugs; cholesterol; treatment expectations; beliefs; adherence; health behaviour; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; Community pharmacy services; Samhällsfarmaci; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Community medicine; Samhällsmedicin; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Medical treatments with statins are prescribed to patients with increased risk of cardiovascular events. The benefits from statin treatment are well documented in clinical trials, but long-term adherence in patients is low, indicating that patients have an uncertainty about the necessity and benefits of treatment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adherence to drug treatment and interpretation of treatment effects

    Author : Erik Berglund; Per Lytsy; Ragnar Westerling; Tove Hedenrud; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medication adherence; Health-seeking behaviour; Chronic treatment; Cardiovascular treatments; Anticoagulants therapeutic use; Treatment outcome; Effect measure; Quality of care; Medical decision-making; Necessity-concern framework; Choice behaviour; Risk communication; Risk perception; Health communication; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Suboptimal adherence to medical treatments is prevalent across several clinical conditions and can lead to treatment failure. Adherence is a far from fully explored phenomenon and there is little knowledge about how patients interpret treatment effects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health literacy among newly arrived refugees in Sweden and implications for health and healthcare

    Author : Josefin Wångdahl; Westerling Ragnar; Lena Mårtensson; Lytsy Per; Allan Krasnik; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health literacy; S-FHL; HLS-EU-Q16; Asylum seeker; Migrant; Immigrant; Experiences; Health check-up; Communication; Information; Self-perceived health; Mental health; Health-seeking behaviour; Refrained from healthcare; Screening; Disease prevention; Health promotion; Quality of care; Equity in health; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to examine the distribution of health literacy (HL) levels in newly arrived Arabic-, Dari-, or Somali-speaking refugees in Sweden. Further aims were to investigate sociodemographic characteristics associated with inadequate HL in this group, and to investigate whether HL levels are associated with experiences of the health examination for asylum seekers (HEA), health seeking behaviour and health. READ MORE

  4. 4. Enterobacteriaceae Producing Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases : Aspects of Detection, Epidemiology and Control

    Author : Birgitta Lytsy; Åsa Melhus; Dan Andersson; Håkan Hanberger; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase; ESBL; pulse-field gel elctrophoresis; typing methods; infection control; typningsmetoder; vårdhygien; Bacteriology; Bakteriologi; Clinical Bacteriology; Klinisk bakteriologi;

    Abstract : Enterobacteriaceae belong to the normal enteric flora in humans and may cause infections. Escherichia coli is the leading urinary tract pathogen with septicaemic potential, whereas Klebsiella pneumoniae causes opportunistic infections and often outbreaks in hospital settings. READ MORE