Search for dissertations about: "examiner agreement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words examiner agreement.

  1. 1. A treatment-strategy-based classification system for decision-making in patients with low-back pain : a biomedical approach: development and inter-examiner reliability

    Author : Birgitta Widerström; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : agreement;

    Abstract : Background: Low-back pain (LBP) is a common, disabling and costly disorder and its treatment includes a range of interventions. Increased demands are put on effective care and rehabilitation offered to this population. READ MORE

  2. 2. Licence to drive : the importance of reliability for the validity of the Swedish driving licence test

    Author : Susanne Alger; Hanna Eklöf; Anna Sundström; Peter Nyström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Driving licence tests; driver s licence; driving test; theory test; licensing test; interrater reliability; classification consistency; examiner agreement; classification accuracy; förarprov; körprov; kunskapsprov; reliabilitet; validitet; bedömare; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : Background: The Swedish driving licence test is a criterion-referenced test resulting in a pass or fail. It currently consists of two parts - a theory test with 65 multiple-choice items and a practical driving test where at least 25 minutes are spent driving in traffic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Standardized ultrasonography with cine-loop documentation : diagnostic variability in liver and kidney examinations

    Author : Stenman Carina; Örjan Smedby; Staffan Wirell; Marcus Ressner; Odd Helge Gilja; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Ultrasound examination of the abdomen is often a first choice at radiology departments due to the lack of ionizing radiation. For diagnostic accuracy and economic benefits there has been a need for new routines in this area that incorporate the benefits of an radiographer or sonographer performing a multitude of ultrasound examinations following strictly standardized examination protocols and documentation forms made by cine-loops that will give the radiologist access to all relevant information needed for an accurate postexamination diagnosis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Clinical decision-making in physiotherapy for low back pain in primary health care

    Author : Birgitta Widerström; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Background and Aims: Low-back pain (LBP) is a complex and heterogeneous disorder commonly encountered at physiotherapy clinics, with most cases associated with an unknown cause (NSLBP). Identifying LBP subgroups for targeted treatment has been highlighted as a priority research task. READ MORE

  5. 5. Application of two fluorescence methods for detection and quantification of smooth surface carious lesions

    Author : Abdulaziz Saad Aljehani; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Early diagnosis of carious lesions is a key factor in prevention and management of dental caries. With non-invasive, quantitative diagnostic methods it should be possible to detect lesions at an initial stage and subsequently monitor lesion changes over time during which preventive measures are introduced. READ MORE