Search for dissertations about: "Stefan Ci"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Stefan Ci.

  1. 1. Chronic musculoskeletal pain: a multifactorial process

    Author : Stefan Bergman; Reumatologi och molekylär skelettbiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; widespread; SF-36; risk factors; rheumatoid arthritis; pain; musculoskeletal; epidemiology; fibromyalgia; Skeleton; muscle system; rheumatology locomotion; Skelett; muskelsystem; reumatologi;

    Abstract : The aim was to study prevalence, assessment methods, and risk factors of chronic musculoskeletal pain, as well as effects on health status in a general population setting. A postal survey to a representative sample of 3928 subjects aged 20–74 years in 2 municipalities on the west coast of Sweden was followed by clinical examinations of selected subjects, and a three-year follow up survey to 2425 subjects who answered completely to the first. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neonatal Resuscitation : Understanding challenges and identifying a strategy for implementation in Nepal

    Author : Ashish KC; Mats Målqvist; Uwe Ewald; Stefan Swartling Peterson; Susan Niermeyer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antepartum stillbirth; intrapartum stillbirth; neonatal mortality; first-day neonatal mortality; antenatal care; fetal heart rate monitoring; partogram; preterm; small-for-gestational-age; clinical adherence; neonatal resuscitation; skill retention; quality improvement cycle; Nepal; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Despite the unprecedented improvement in child health in last 15 years, burden of stillbirth and neonatal death remain the key challenge in Nepal and the reduction of these deaths will be crucial for reaching the health targets for Sustainable development goal by 2030.The aim of this thesis was to explore the risk factors for stillbirth and neonatal death and change in perinatal outcomes after the introduction of the Helping Babies Breathe Quality Improvement Cycle (HBB QIC) in Nepal. READ MORE

  3. 3. Probabilistic Modelling of Hearing : Speech Recognition and Optimal Audiometry

    Author : Svante Stadler; Arne Leijon; Stefan Stenfelt; KTH; []
    Keywords : auditory models; probabilistic modelling; speech modelling; human speech recognition; hearing aids; cochlear implants; psychoacoustics; diagnostic methods; optimal experiments; audiometry;

    Abstract : Hearing loss afflicts as many as 10\% of our population.Fortunately, technologies designed to alleviate the effects ofhearing loss are improving rapidly, including cochlear implantsand the increasing computing power of digital hearing aids. Thisthesis focuses on theoretically sound methods for improvinghearing aid technology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Beyond “test and treat” : Malaria diagnosis for improved pediatric fever management in sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Emily White Johansson; Stefan Peterson; S. Patrick Kachur; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis examined malaria test use, adherence and integration into clinical practice for improved pediatric fever management in sub-Saharan African countries and explored Access, Facility Readiness and Clinical Practice bottlenecks to achieve this program goal.Study I examined diagnostic testing rates and its determinants for pediatric fevers across 13 countries in 2009-2012 including Access bottlenecks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Low Back Pain : With Special Reference to Prevalence, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prognosis

    Author : Johan Bogefeldt; Kurt Svärdsudd; Stefan Blomberg; Margaretha Eriksson; Gunnar Nilsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cohort study; time trends; sickness absence; randomised controlled trial; practice patterns; observer variation; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin; Allmänmedicin; Family Medicine;

    Abstract : Objectives. Ascertain if there has been a secular trend in 3-months prevalence of casually reported back pain. Evaluate if such back pain predicts concurrent health as well as future sick leave, disability pension, hospitalization and survival. Study differences in diagnostic assessment and labelling between physicians. READ MORE