Search for dissertations about: "avoidability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word avoidability.

  1. 1. On Latin squares and avoidable arrays

    Author : Lina J. Andrén; Roland Häggkvist; Kimmo Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Latin square; avoidability; avoidable array; Discrete mathematics; Diskret matematik; Mathematics; matematik;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of the four papers listed below and a survey of the research area. I Lina J. Andrén: Avoiding (m, m, m)-arrays of order n = 2k II Lina J. Andrén: Avoidability of random arrays III Lina J. READ MORE

  2. 2. Maternal deaths in Mozambique : An audit approach with special reference to adolescence, abortion and violence

    Author : Ana Carla L Granja; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Adolescence; matemal mortality; audit; avoidability; antenatal care; malaria; pregnancy-induced hypertension; abortion; violence; Mozambique.;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the present thesis was to elucidate the causes and circumstances that surround maternal deaths occurring in Hospital Central de Maputo (HCM). The specific aims were 1: to identify the major causes of direct and indirect matemal deaths, and by utilizing the audit approach, to address the avoidability aspect in each case, 2: to estimate the contribution of malaria to matemal mortality, 3: to compare the main causes of direct and indirect matemal death in adolescents with those in non- adolescents, and the prevalence of risk factors used in antenatal cards with the intention to identify "high risk pregnancy" among such women, 4: to review pregnancy-related deaths due to injuries in HCM, and to elucidate the contribution of violence (homicide and suicide) to these deaths, 5: to estimate the trends of matemal mortality in a ten year period, with special reference to adolescents, and to compare the contribution of induced abortion to matemal mortality in two periods in which different policies regarding abortion were applied. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making motherhood safe in the West Bank, occupied Palestinian territory

    Author : Nadim Al-Adili; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; West Bank; reproductive deaths; maternal mortality; avoidability; verbal autopsy; quality of care; women s status; violence against women; Orphans survival; gender; death notification and registration; Occupied Palestinian Territory.;

    Abstract : Objective: To determine causes of death among women of reproductive age; to determine MMR; to review death notification and registration procedures, and to examine the fate and status of under-5 motherless orphans in the West Bank. Methods: All reported deaths (n= 431) of women 15-49 years old during 2000-2001 in the West Bank area of OPT were investigated. READ MORE

  4. 4. Severe maternal morbidity in Angola : Studies on postpartum haemorrhage, jaundice and clinic-based audit

    Author : Roland T Strand; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Active management of third stage of labour; Angola; audit; jaundice; malaria; hepatitis E; postpartum haemorrhage; uterine rupture; waiting time;

    Abstract : Background: Angola has recently ended a long period of warfare, which has resulted in an almost complete collapse of public health. In Luanda, the capital, some 70,000 deliveries take place in public facilities. Maternal morbidity and mortality is among the highest in the world. Postpartum haemorrhage is the dominant cause of death. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improving quality of perinatal care through clinical audit : a study from a tertiary hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Author : Hussein L Kidanto; Lennarth Nyström; Gunilla Lindmark; Siriel Massawe; Geir Jacobsen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Perinatal mortality; perinatal audit; avoidable factors; anaemia in pregnancy; eclampsia; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Perinatal audit has been tested and proved an important tool for reduction of perinatal mortality and assessment of quality of perinatal care. At Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH), a tertiary hospital in Dar es salaam, Tanzania we performed a retrospective cross-sectional study using data from an obstetrics database to classify all perinatal deaths during 1999-2003. READ MORE