Search for dissertations about: "Quality of reporting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 179 swedish dissertations containing the words Quality of reporting.

  1. 1. Dimensions of validity : studies of the Swedish national tests in mathematics

    Author : Anna Lind Pantzare; Christina Wikström; Per-Erik Lyrén; Gordon Stobart; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; national tests; validity; interrater reliability; standard setting; linking; subscores; test development; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : The main purpose for the Swedish national tests was from the beginning to provide exemplary assessments in a subject and support teachers when interpreting the syllabus. Today, their main purpose is to provide an important basis for teachers when grading their students. READ MORE

  2. 2. Measures of Patient Safety : Studies of Swedish Reporting Systems and Evaluation of an Intervention Aimed at Improved Patient Safety Culture

    Author : Annica Öhrn; Hans Rutberg; Per Nilsen; Michael Soop; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : Unsafe health care delivery results in millions of patients suffering from injuries or death worldwide. A Swedish study estimated the prevalence of preventable adverse events as high as 8.6% in hospital care, which demonstrates that patient safety is no less a problem in Sweden than elsewhere. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experiences of IVF - from a patient perspective

    Author : Herborg Holter; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; infertility; IVF; quality of life; quality of care; relationship; gender differences; male factor; measurement instrument;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to assess the quality of life and quality of care from a patient perspective, in relation to IVF treatment. This was done by: - assessing infertile couples’ short-term emotional responses to their first IVF treatment, the relationship between partners at different stages of the first treatment, and differences/similarities between the reactions of men and women as to whether or not a pregnancy was achieved - investigating whether a male infertility diagnosis had any influence on men’s experience of infertility and its treatment, view of life, relationships, self-image and psychological well-being, when compared with men in couples where the diagnosis was female, mixed or unexplained infertility - developing a validated instrument (QPP-IVF) for measuring patient-centered quality of care in an IVF-programme for both men and women - investigating patient-centered quality of care during IVF treatments as evaluated by men and women Method: Papers I and II were part of a prospective, longitudinal study carried out between 1999 and 2002 at the Reproductive Medicine Unit, Sahlgrenska University Hospital. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quality of life among older people. Their experience, need of help, health, social support, everyday activities and sense of coherence

    Author : Gunilla Borglin; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health-related quality; Quality of life; Older people; Gerontologi; Gerontology; Medicin människa och djur ; Medicine human and vertebrates ;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate QoL and Health-Related QoL (HRQoL) among people aged 75 years and over in relation to socio-demographic variables, need of ADL help, various degrees of present QoL, self-rated health (SRH), health complaints, everyday activities, social support and sense of coherence (SOC). A further aim was to test a QoL scale and to illuminate older people's experience of QoL. READ MORE

  5. 5. Maintaining quality of life after prostate cancer diagnosis

    Author : Thordis Thorsteinsdottir; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : prostate cancer; quality of life; clinical trial; intrusive thoughts; psychological adaptation; thoughts about own death;

    Abstract : Knowledge of real-life factors that are associated with men’s self-assessed quality of life after prostate-cancer diagnosis could improve the support from health-care professionals in maintaining the men’s quality of life. Sudden, unwelcome and repetitive thoughts about a traumatic event – intrusive thoughts – constitute one factor of post-traumatic stress disorder. READ MORE