Search for dissertations about: "health law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 104 swedish dissertations containing the words health law.

  1. 1. Assessing Capacity to Decide on Medical Treatment: On Human Rights and the Use of Medical Knowledge in the Laws of England, Russia and Sweden

    Author : Yana Litins'ka; Anna-Sara Lind; Lena Wahlberg; Mette Hartlev; Offentlig rätt; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Legal capacity; Mental capacity; Decison-making capacity; Capacity assessment; Medical treatment; Consent; Refusal; Right to privacy; Right to life; Discrimination; Right to health; Disability; Decision-making; CRPD; ECHR; Human rights; Mental disorder; English law; Russian law; Swedish law; Somatic care; Psychiatric care; Medicinsk rätt; beslutsförmåga; beslutskompetens; samtycke; vägran; Psykiatrisk vård; Äldre; funktionshinder; Europakonventionen; konventionen om rättigheter för personer med funktionsnedsättning; psykisk störning; Ryssland; England; Sverige; rätten till privatliv; Rätten till liv; Rätten till hälsa; Diskriminering; Komparativ rätt; Mänskliga rättigheter; vetenskap och beprövad erfarenhet; legal capacity; mental capacity; decision-making capacity; capacity assessment; medical treatment; consent; refusal; right to privacy; right to life; discrimination; right to health; disability; decision-making; human rights; mental disorder; somatic care; Medicinsk rätt; Medical Law;

    Abstract : To provide a valid consent to – or refusal of – medical intervention, a patient must be legally capable to decide. This dissertation evaluates and compares when the assessment of mental abilities to refuse – or consent to – somatic medical intervention is required in England, Russia and Sweden, and what criteria must be applied to assess the ability to decide about somatic medical interventions in these legal orders. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Social Capital, Health and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health A Health Economic Study

    Author : Kamrul Islam; Socialepidemiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; Economics; econometrics; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; epidemiologi; Folkhälsa; epidemiology; Public health; Sweden; Panel data fixed-effect model; Decomposition analysis; Concentration index; Socioeconomic health inequality; Population aging; Survival analysis; Extended Cox model; Multilevel analysis; Unbalanced panel data; Externalities; Crime rates; Election participation rates; Community social capital; Municipality-level social capital; Systematic review; Egalitarianism; Determinants of health; Mortality; Health-related quality of life; Health; Keywords; Social capital; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The thesis comprises four independent research papers and a summary that focus on two related dimensions. The first dimension focuses on the understanding of the production of health. Particularly, the question is asked whether community's stock of social capital influence individual's health. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health workforce development post-1990s health sector reforms : the case of medical doctors in Tanzania

    Author : Nathanael Sirili; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Isabel Goicolea; Angwara Denis Kiwara; Ottar Mædstad; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; health sector reforms; health workforce; doctors; training; deployment; retention; decentralized health sector; public-private partnership; rural; Tanzania; low- and middle- income countries; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background: Health systems in many low- and middle-income countries suffer from critical shortages and inequitable geographical distribution of the health workforce. Since the 1940s, many low- and middle-income countries have passed through different regimes of health sector reforms; the most recent one was in the 1990s. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prior informed consent and hazardous trade : Regulating trade in hazardous goods at the intersection of sovereignty, free trade and environmental protection

    Author : David Langlet; Said Mahmoudi; Günther Handl; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; informed consent; PIC; trade bans; effective sovereignty; environmental law; free-trade law; hazardous substances; wastes; chemicals; GMOs; Environmental law; Miljörätt; miljörätt; Environmental Law;

    Abstract : This dissertation analyses international and to some extent domestic law pertaining to trade in hazardous substances. Hazardous trade regulation is found to promote or accommodate three objectives in particular: the strengthening of the ability of (importing) States to exercise control of transboundary flows of hazardous substances; the protection of human health and environment; and the avoidance of impediments to the free flow of goods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring Paths of Justice in the Digital Healthcare : A Socio-Legal Study of Swedish Online Doctors

    Author : Peter Bergwall; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rättssociologi; ehealth; critical realism; distributive justice; ethical principles in healthcare; free choice; healthcare demands; healthcare law and ethics; healthcare need; Kry; latent variables; mHealth; Alan Norrie; online doctors; online survey; PLS path modelling; PLS-SEM; privacy calculus; procedural justice; retail health; SmartPLS; sociology of law; Swedish healthcare; telehealth; quasi-market;

    Abstract : Online doctor services, healthcare provided via smartphone apps, have gone from being peripheral to seriously challenging the conventional Swedish way of providing healthcare services. The accessibility of online doctors is unsurpassed but all patient groups have not gotten better access to healthcare thanks to online doctors. READ MORE