Search for dissertations about: "Toomas Timpka"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words Toomas Timpka.

  1. 1. Design of computer-based decision support for general practitioners

    Author : Toomas Timpka; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Most computer-based decision support systems (DSSs) in medicine have been developed in hospital settings, intended for use in hospitals. In this study, a DSS for general practitioners (GPs) in primary care is designed, taking into consideration that primary care is the first level in a health care organization. READ MORE

  2. 2. Empowering Women in the Middle East by Psychosocial Interventions : Can provision of learning spaces in individual and group sessions and teaching of coping strategies improve women’s quality of life?

    Author : Hamideh Addelyan Rasi; Toomas Timpka; Alireza Moula; Kent Lindqvist; Lennart Nygren; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : Background: This study set out to construct a conceptual framework that can be used in social work with women in the Middle East and other settings where women have limited access to resources, which, as a result, limits their decision-making capacity. The framework has both an empirical and a theoretical base. READ MORE

  3. 3. Safety promotion and injury surveillance with special focus on young people´s club sports : Challenges and possibilities

    Author : Stefan Backe; Staffan Janson; Toomas Timpka; Ragnar Andersson; Marie Hasselberg; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Climbing injury; Injury surveillance; Sport safety policies; Safety inspections; Self-reported health; Sport injury.; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Physical activity in youth has many benefits, but parallel to these benefits, sport related injuries pose considerable risks.  It is important to public health to address sport related injuries, particularly those affecting young people, who comprise the majority of participants in organised sport in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Design in Telemedicine : Development and Implementation of Usable Computer Systems

    Author : Erik Borälv; Bengt Sandblad; Toomas Timpka; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; design; telemedicine; human-computer interaction; usability; development; Information technology; Informationsteknologi;

    Abstract : Designing computer systems that effectively support the user is the major goal within human-computer interaction. To achieve this, we must understand and master several tasks. This process must initially deal with the question of knowing what to develop and later, with the question of knowing how to design and develop the system. READ MORE

  5. 5. Focus on Chronic Disease through Different Lenses of Expertise : Towards Implementation of Patient-Focused Decision Support Preventing Disability: The Example of Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Author : Örjan Dahlström; Toomas Timpka; Ingrid Thyberg; Ursula Hass; Ingemar Petersson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Clinical Decision Support; Rheumatology; Prognosis; Disability; Fatigue; Knowledge Engineering; Kliniskt beslutsstöd; reumatologi; prognos; funktionshinder; trötthet; kunskapsmodellering; Disability research; Handikappsforskning;

    Abstract : Introduction: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease. Treatment strategies emphasize early multi-professional interventions to reduce disease activity and to prevent disability, but there is a lack of knowledge on how optimal treatment can be provided to each individual patient. READ MORE