Search for dissertations about: "cost utility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 125 swedish dissertations containing the words cost utility.

  1. 1. The treatment of back and neck pain. Cost and utility

    Author : Elisabeth K Hansson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : cost of illness; cost-utility; disability; disc surgery; low back pain; neck pain; predictors; quality of life; return to work; sick-listing;

    Abstract : Aims To analyze the costs and effects of treatments used to return persons sick-listed due to back or neck problems to work, and to perform a cost-utility analysis of such treatments.Study population and Methods Included were men and women between the ages of 18 and 59 years who were employed but sick-listed (100 %) for at least 28 days due to a low back or neck diagnosis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disability, rehabilitation and health economic assessment

    Author : Dick Jonsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Disability; Rehabilitation; Cost-effectiveness; Cost-Utility; Quality of Life; Rehabilitering; Kostnadseffektivitet; Hälsoekonomi; Sjukvårdsekonomi; Livskvalitet; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Background: Disability caused by long-term illnesses and diseases involves welfare losses through human suffering and huge societal costs. Rehabilitation of disabled individuals is a complex and growing field where health economic assessment studies could play a role in health policy and medical decision-making. READ MORE

  3. 3. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm : Experience from a Screening Study in Northern Sweden

    Author : Anders Wanhainen; Martin Björck; Jesper Swedenborg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; abdominal aortic aneurysm; definition; prevalence; ultrasonography; computed tomography; variability; quality of life; SF-36; risk factor; cholesterol; smoking; CRP; heredity; atherosclerosis; screening; cost-effectiveness; cost-utility; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a common problem with life-threatening consequences and was suspected to be a serious health problem in Norsjö, a municipality in northern Sweden. A screening study was undertaken to investigate the prevalence, risk factors associated with AAA and the effect of screening on quality of life (QoL). READ MORE

  4. 4. Cost-utility analysis in Alsheimer´s disease

    Author : Anders Gustavsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Alzheimer s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder causing dementia, a syndrome of gradual loss of cognitive function causing impairment in social and occupational functioning. This leads to substantial loss in quality of life and premature death for persons with the disease, associated suffering for their families and large costs to society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Internet-based treatment of stress urinary incontinence : treatment outcome, patient satisfaction, and cost-effectiveness

    Author : Malin Sjöström; Eva Samuelsson; Göran Umefjord; Lars Lindholm; Steinar Hunskår; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stress urinary incontinence; Internet; randomised controlled trial; pelvic floor muscle training; self care; quality of life; qualitative research; cost-utility analysis; validation study; Family Medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the leakage of urine when coughing, sneezing, or on exertion. It affects 10-35% of women, and can impair quality of life (QOL). First-line treatment is pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT). However, access barriers and embarrassment may prevent women from seeking care. READ MORE