Search for dissertations about: "health related-quality of life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 583 swedish dissertations containing the words health related-quality of life.

  1. 1. Health-Related Quality of Life in Asthma

    Author : Mai Leander; Anna Rask-Andersen; Christer Janson; Alf Tunsäter; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; Adult; Quality of Life; Cohort Studies; Longitudinal study; Questionnaires; Epidemiology; Prognosis; Gothenburg Quality of Life Instrument; Göteborg Quality of Life Instrument; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; asthma; adult; quality of life; cohort studies; longitudinal study; questionnaires; epidemiology; prognosis; Gothenburg quality of life instrument; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Health-related quality of life (HRQL) has become an important outcome in asthma, since traditional outcomes, such as respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function, might not entirely express the patient’s perception of the limitations caused by the disease. The aim of this thesis was to study HRQL in asthma and to analyse if HRQL was related to asthma onset and prognosis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Using Mobile Health Technology to Support Health-related Quality of Life : From the Perspective of Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment

    Author : Line Christiansen; Lisa Skär; Johan Sanmartin Berglund; Peter Anderberg; Staffan Karlsson; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aging; Cognitive Impairment; Cohort Studies; Dementia; Gerontechnology; Health-related Quality of Life; Independent Living; Mental Health; Mobile Health; Phenomenography; Quality of Life; Telemedicine; Tillämpad hälsoteknik; Applied Health Technology;

    Abstract : The prevalence of cognitive impairment and illness increases with age. For older adults, maintaining or improving health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in the early stages of cognitive impairment is important to prevent consequences related to the progression of the condition. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adult and pediatric trauma : outcomes and health-related quality of life

    Author : Kerstin Sluys; Lars E Eriksson; Lennart Iselius; Tom Häggmark; Leanne Aitken; Röda Korsets Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Trauma; Injury; Health- related quality of life; Follow- up; Pediatric; Adolescents; SF-36; PedsQL 4; 0; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; trauma;

    Abstract : Background: Trauma is the number one killer of children and young adults and the  most common cause for hospital admissions for these age-groups in Sweden. Trauma is  also one of the most common causes for hospital care and early death for older people. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspects of health-related quality of life : Associations with psychological and biological factors, and use as patient reported outcome in routine health care

    Author : Evalill Nilsson; Margareta Kristenson; Mitra Unosson; Marianne Carlsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Background Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is increasingly recognised as an important patient-reported outcome in health care research. However, the use is still restricted and several questions remain about the value and feasibility of using measures of HRQoL in routine health care. READ MORE

  5. 5. Children with orofacial clefts : dental caries and health-related quality of life

    Author : Anna Lena Sundell; Agneta Marcusson; Christer Ullbro; Svante Twetman; Carina Källestål; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Children; cleft lip and or palate; dental caries; caries risk; hypomineralization; hypoplasia; health-related quality of life; cortisol in saliva; stress.;

    Abstract : Background. The current understanding on caries and enamel developmental defects prevalence and frequency, caries risk, health-related quality life (HRQoL) and stress response in young children with cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) are sparse. READ MORE