Search for dissertations about: "Veronica Johansson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Veronica Johansson.

  1. 1. A time and place for everything? : social visualisation tools and critical literacies

    Author : Veronica Johansson; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Critical literacy; Document perspective; enactments of meaning; geographic information systems GIS ; ICT; information activities; inscriptions; interaction; library and information science LIS ; representation; social data; social visualisation tools; sociocultural perspective; Library and information science; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyse mutual enactments of critical literacies and social visualisation tools as information resources. The central concept of critical literacies as used here extends and redefines prior critical literacy definitions to denote the pluralistic situated enactments of meaning through which study participants identify, question and transform bias, restrictions and power related aspects of access, control and use in relation to the tools. READ MORE

  2. 2. Markers predicting sensitivity to polyamine depletion in human breast cancer cell lines

    Author : Veronica Johansson; Biologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; PCNA; PAO; human breast cancer cell lines; FEN1; DNA strand breaks; DNA ligase I; apoptosis; Bcl-2; polyamine analogues; pRb;

    Abstract : In spite of different treatment strategies today, breast cancer mortality is still high and new treatments are therefore needed. Potential new treatments can be found among the polyamine analogues. Polyamine analogues can be used in cancer treatment as cancer cells have a higher requirement for polyamines than the surrounding healthy tissue. READ MORE

  3. 3. Oral health-related quality of life and patient payment systems : A study of Contract and Fee-for-service care in a county in Sweden

    Author : Veronica Johansson; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Sedan 1999 har Folktandvården i Värmland två alternativa tandvårdssystem: Styckepris- och Kontraktstandvård. I Kontraktstandvård tecknar patienten ett kontrakt med Folktandvården, betalar en fast summa för en specifik tidsperiod, och erhåller sedan vård utan extra kostnader. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stimulating the Brain : Ethical Perspectives on Deep Brain Stimulation & Nano Scaled Brain Machine Interfaces

    Author : Veronica Johansson; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses some of the ethical concerns raised by connecting man and machine through so called Brain-Machine Interfaces, BMIs, elaborate brain implants that may both further our knowledge of the brain and alleviate neurological dysfunction and impairments. The primary foci have been to address urgent and prominent concerns elicited by BMIs; to critically evaluate arguments relevant to an ethical analysis of Deep Brain Stimulation, DBS; and to address and develop ignored or underrepresented perspectives of importance in an ethical analysis of DBS. READ MORE

  5. 5. Kinetics of HIV-1 drug resistance mutations in vivo

    Author : Veronica Svedhem Johansson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; HIV-1; anti-retroviral therapy; drug resistance; therapy failure; rebound; persistence; wildtype virus; SPCR; minor population;

    Abstract : Antiretroviral therapy (ARV) exert a selective pressure on HIV-1 and may select viral drug resistant strains which have competitive advantage in the presence of the drug. Knowledge about the appearance and disappearance of these mutations is important when choosing ARV. READ MORE