Search for dissertations about: "Population-based"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1374 swedish dissertations containing the word Population-based.

  1. 1. Sexually transmitted diseases and sexual behaviour among young Swedish women : a population-based study

    Author : Monica Jonsson; Roger Karlsson; Viveca Odlind; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; population-based; women; symptoms; C.trachomatis; HPV; HSV-2; Chlamydia antibodies; wet smear; STD; sexual behaviour; risk behaviour;

    Abstract : Most epidemiologic studies of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) are based on patients seeking help or advice at various health care settings. Because many STD:s are subclinical, epidemiologic surveys can be strengthened by a population-based approach. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prognostic factors, treatment and outcome in adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia : Population-based studies in Sweden

    Author : Piotr Kozlowski; Helene Hallböök; Maria Åström; Anita W. Rijneveld; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia; adult; chemotherapy; prognosis; population-based; Onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) has poor prognosis in older/elderly adults and in high-risk/relapsed disease. Recommended treatment of ALL was evaluated (study I-IV). Data was obtained from the Swedish Acute Leukemia registries and from patient records.I. READ MORE

  3. 3. Subjective Well-being in an Adult Swedish Population : Findings from a Population-based Study

    Author : Anna Hansson; Pernilla Hillerås; Yvonne Forsell; Berit Lundman; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Subjective well-being; Depression; Life circumstances; Follow-up; Population-based; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Subjective well-being; depression; life circumstances; follow-up; population-based;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines various factors associated with subjective well-being (SWB) in an adult Swedish population, aged 20-64 years, using cross-sectional and longitudinal data. The thesis includes four studies based on the PART study, a current population-based study on mental health, work, and relations in Stockholm County, Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living and dying with prostate cancer : Population-based register studies

    Author : Magdalena Lycken; Anna Bill-Axelson; Lars Holmberg; Jan-Erik Damber; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Androgen deprivation therapy; Palliative medicine; Population-based study; Prostate cancer.; Urologi; Urology;

    Abstract : Tailored treatment with adequate timing is essential for the quality of prostate cancer care at all stages. Overtreatment should be avoided due to the side effects, but undertreatment may on the other hand lead to progression and death. READ MORE

  5. 5. Brain tumors in children - National population-based studies on classification, diagnostics and long-term follow-up

    Author : Elizabeth Schepke; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pediatric CNS tumors; population-based; DNA methylation; profiling; CNS-PNET; re-evaluation; incidence rate; long-term outcome; classification; Pediatric CNS tumors; Population-based; DNA methylation; Profiling; CNS-PNET; Re-evaluation; Incidence rate; Long-term outcome; Classification;

    Abstract : Although the prognosis for pediatric tumors of the central nervous system (CNS) has improved over time it is urgent to reduce mortality and improve long-term quality of life for survivors. With this aim, the first step is to identify the correct diagnosis in order to choose the right therapy and avoid unnecessary treatment. READ MORE