Search for dissertations about: "diagnostic criteria"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 214 swedish dissertations containing the words diagnostic criteria.

  1. 1. Interpretation of diagnostic information given patient characteristics

    Author : Martin Gellerstedt; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : reference values; diagnostic theory; diagnostic tests; partitioning; prevalence function;

    Abstract : The aim with this thesis was to describe, exemplify and develop theory for reference values and diagnostic tests, especially focusing on the variability between individuals. To facilitate interpretation of medical information it is common to establish some kind of limit. There are several different rationales for the choice of such a limit. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perioperative myocardial infarction in cardiac surgery : a diagnostic dilemma

    Author : Lars-Göran Dahlin; Torbjörn Ivert; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Perioperative myocardial infarction remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality after cardiac surgery. In spite of this there is no consensus regarding diagnostic criteria and consequently the reported incidence varies widely. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus - Diagnostic Implications During Pregnancy and Follow-Up

    Author : Rickard Claesson; diabetes och endokrinologi Genomik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gestational diabetes mellitus GDM ; Oral glucose tolerance test; Type-2 diabetes; Diagnostic criteria; HbA1c; Screening test; Follow-up; Body mass index BMI ; Glucose levels; Large for gestational age LGA ; Seasonal variation;

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  4. 4. Dietary energy density and energy intake in cancer patients

    Author : Ola Wallengren; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Cancer; cachexia; diagnostic criteria; quality of life; nutritional support; energy intake; energy balance; dietary energy density;

    Abstract : Background & Aims: Cachexia is frequent in advanced cancer and is associated with adverse outcomes; however, definite diagnostic criteria for cachexia are not established. Diet energy density (ED) may affect energy intake (EI) and energy balance. Patient characteristics may also influence such associations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Long-Term Functional Psychosis : Epidemiology in Two Different Counties in Sweden

    Author : Birgitta Widerlöv; Lars von Knorring; Jerker Hetta; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Psychiatry; epidemiology; functional psychosis; schizophrenia; prevalence; rural-urban gradient; comparative study; antipsychotic drugs; diagnostic criteria; mortality; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on two independent studies, the first in Stockholm County (index year 1984; n=302), and the second, a replication and validation study, in Uppsala County (index year 1991; n=455).The general aim was to study all individuals with Long-term Functional Psychosis (LFP) within the two counties of Sweden from an epidemiological perspective and to perform specific studies on a subgroup of individuals with schizophrenia. READ MORE