Search for dissertations about: "Primary healthcare"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 249 swedish dissertations containing the words Primary healthcare.

  1. 1. Primary hyperhidrosis : prevalence and impacts for the individual

    Author : Alexander Shayesteh Afshar; Elisabet Nylander; Urban Janlert; Christine Brulin; Jens Boman; Lennart Emtestam; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; primary hyperhidrosis; prevalence; characteristics; localization; quality of life; botulinum toxin; depression and anxiety; stigma; content analysis; Dermatology and Venerology; dermatologi och venereologi;

    Abstract : Primary hyperhidrosis, excessive sweating, is a condition with unknown prevalence in many parts of the world. The disease debuts in adolescence and it affects men and women in equal proportions. A genetic background exists and the most common localisation on the body for excessive sweating is the axillary region. READ MORE

  2. 2. eHealth literacy and internet use for health information : a study in Swedish primary healthcare

    Author : Anna Sjöström; Ulf Isaksson; Åsa Hörnsten; Senada Hajdarevic; Unn-Britt Johansson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; eHealth; eHealth literacy; health literacy; nursing; primary healthcare; person-centred card care;

    Abstract : Background: Primary healthcare (PHC) is facing significant challenges in Sweden and around the world. One way to address such challenges is through health-related Internet information (HRII) and other eHealth services, which are resources for high-quality, accessible and cost-effective care. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Data-Rich World : Population‐based registers in healthcare research

    Author : Ann-Britt Wiréhn; John Carstensen; Carl Johan Östgren; Anneli Ivarsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic disease; demographic factors; healthcare costs; hospitalization; incidence; registers; primary healthcare; prevalence; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Advances and integration of information and communication technologies into healthcare systems offer new opportunities to improve public health worldwide. In Sweden, there are already unique possibilities for epidemiological research from registers because of a long tradition of centralized data collection into population-based registers and their allowance for linkage. READ MORE

  4. 4. Approaches to ensure and improve quality at primary healthcare centres - a study of the effects of a structured patient-sorting system and a healthcare reform

    Author : Andy Maun; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Primary healthcare; Quality improvement; Health services research; Healthcare reform; Sweden;

    Abstract : Background: Primary healthcare in Sweden meets increased demands from an aging population concerning quality and accessibility while dealing with a growing shortage of general practitioners and imperfect efficiency. Initiatives in the delivery and governance of primary care services attempt to improve quality and performance, but frequently do not attain the targeted results. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of Health Promotion Practice in Swedish primary healthcare : Perspectives from staff and patients related to working conditions of district nurses and lifestyle habit management in patients with risk factors for cardiovascular disease

    Author : Kristina Lundberg; Lisbeth Porskrog Kristiansen; Mats Jong; Miek C. Jong; Mirjam Ekstedt; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiovascular disease; District nurse; Health Promotion; Intervention; Primary healthcare; The Theory of Human Caring; Distriktssköterska; Hjärt-kärlsjukdom; Hälsofrämjande; Intervention; Primärvård; The Theory of Human Caring; Health-Promoting Work; Hälsofrämjande arbete;

    Abstract : The overall aim of present thesis was to generate knowledge about aspects of Health Promotion Practice (HPP) related to district nurses’ working conditions and their professional patient-related work. Further, the aim was to study lifestyle habit management and experiences of caring encounters in patients with risk factors of developing CVD. READ MORE