Search for dissertations about: "cost-effectiveness analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 137 swedish dissertations containing the words cost-effectiveness analysis.

  1. 1. Prevention of type 2 diabetes : modeling the cost-effectiveness of diabetes prevention

    Author : Anne Neumann; Lars Lindholm; Katarina Steen Carlsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; type 2 diabetes mellitus; prevention; health economics; Markov modeling; risk equations; health-related quality of life; lifestyle modification; pre-diabetic states; cost-effectiveness; Västerbotten Intervention Programme;

    Abstract : Background: Diabetes is a common and costly disease that is expected to continue even to grow in prevalence and health expenditures over the coming decades. Type 2 diabetes is the most common diabetes type and is characterized by insulin resistance and relative insulin deficiency. READ MORE

  2. 2. On implementation of an endodontic program : change of practice, treatment outcome and cost-effectiveness

    Author : Margaretha Koch; Odontologiska fakulteten (OD); []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; endodontic program; treatment outcome; cost-effectiveness; dental practice; change of practice; NiTiR; root canal treatment; root canal therapy;

    Abstract : It is widely accepted that the uptake of research findings by practitioners is unpredictable, yet until they are adopted, advances in technology and clinical research cannot improve health outcomes in patients. Despite extensive research there is limited knowledge of the processes by which changes occur and ways of measuring the effectiveness of change of practice. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation to malnourished women in Bangladesh : Effects, Equity, and Cost-effectiveness

    Author : Rubina Shaheen; Lars-Åke Persson; Lars Lindholm; Yemane Berhane Tsehay; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; malnutrition; pregnancy; food supplement; micronutrient supplement; birth weight; infant mortality; effectiveness; economic evaluation; equity; Bangladesh; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Maternal nutrition is closely linked to child health and survival. In Bangladesh there is a high prevalence of undernutrition in the form of chronic energy deficiency [CED, Body Mass Index ... READ MORE

  4. 4. Cost-effectiveness of the promotion of physical activity in health care

    Author : Lars Hagberg; Lars-Åke Levin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : physical activity promotion; cost-effectiveness; health care; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Introduction Physical inactivity is a major cause of reduced quality of life, as well as many common diseases and even premature death. Most people, globally, are scarcely or rarely physically active. Consequently, physical inactivity influences the burden of disease, and increases its societal costs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Effects of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy on Perivascular Groin Infections after Vascular Surgery. Wound Healing, Cost-Effectiveness and Patient-Reported Outcome

    Author : Christina Monsen; Vaskulära sjukdomar - kliniska studier; []
    Keywords : Negative Pressure Wound Therapy NPWT ; Vacuum Assisted Closure; Surgical site infections; Groin; Quality of Life; Pain; Resource use; Cost-effectiveness; Content Analysis;

    Abstract : Abstract Background: Surgical site infection (SSI) in the groin after vascular surgery is common and deep perivascular infection leads to long periods of hospitalization, sometimes to amputation and/or death. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is increasingly used for treating wounds such as deep perivascular groin infections after vascular surgery, but there is no scientific evidence supporting its benefit over traditional wound therapy. READ MORE