Search for dissertations about: "cluster randomized controlled trial"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words cluster randomized controlled trial.

  1. 1. Depression in older people with and without dementia non-pharmacological interventions and associations between psychotropic drugs and mortality

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Gustaf Boström; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Depression; Dementia; Exercise; Randomized controlled trial; Psychotropic drugs; Mortality; Gender; Residential facilities; Frail elderly; Epidemiology; Cohort study; geriatrik; Geriatrics; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate associations between psychotropic drug use and death, associations between functional capacity, dependency in ADL and depression, and to evaluate a non-pharmacological intervention to reduce depressive symptoms, among older people with and without dementia.There is limited knowledge about the risk of death associated with psychotropic drug use among those aged ≥85 years, those with dementia, or those living in residential care facilities; groups that have a higher intake of psychotropic drugs and who are also more prone to adverse drug reactions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Physical exercise and mental health among older people measurement methods and exercise effects focusing on people living in residential care facilities

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mia Conradsson; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; residential facilities; depression; exercise; dementia; cognitive disorders; postural balance; validation studies; reproducibility of results; randomized controlled trial; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study the effects of exercise on mental health among older people living in residential care facilities. The aim was also to study the reliability of an assessment scale for balance function and the usefulness of an assessment scale for depressive symptoms among older people, including people with cognitive impairments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected persons in Northeastern Vietnam : Impact of peer support on virologic failure and mortality in a cluster randomized controlled trial

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Cuong Do Duy; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV;

    Abstract : Background: Wide access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) has substantially improved the prognosis of patients living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV). However, in resource-limited countries, sustaining ART programs to prevent drug resistance and treatment failure and to maximize the existing human resources is still challenging. READ MORE

  4. 4. Enhanced Antiretroviral treatment support in relation to Quality of Life and Virological failure in low income setting : A cluster randomized controlled trial in Quang Ninh, Vietnam

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Van Tam Vu; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has become more widely available in Vietnam since 2005. However, up to now, very little is known about characteristics of people living with HIV (PLHIV) at ART initiation including factors influencing ART adherence. READ MORE

  5. 5. Outcome evaluation of school-based alcohol prevention: a European multi-centric trial (EU-Dap study)

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Maria Paola Caria; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Curricula aiming at preventing substance use are widespread in European schools, without formal evaluation of their effectiveness. Promising programmes based on the Comprehensive Social Influence (CSI) model have never been evaluated in Europe. READ MORE