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

Showing result 1 - 5 of 573 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; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; asthma; adult; quality of life; cohort studies; longitudinal study; questionnaires; epidemiology; prognosis; Gothenburg quality of life instrument;

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

    Author : Kerstin Prignitz Sluys; Lars E Eriksson; Lennart Iselius; Tom Häggmark; Leanne Aitken; Kerstin Sluys; 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

  3. 3. Impact on life after intracranial aneurysm rupture : health-related quality of life and epidemiologic outcomes

    Author : Ann-Christin von Vogelsang; Christina Forsberg; Jan Mårtensson; Ann-Christin von Vogelsang; Stockholm Karolinska Institutet Division of Nursing Care Sciences and Society Department of Neurobiology; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intracranial aneurysm rupture; quality of life; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe impact on life up to ten years after intracranial aneurysm rupture in terms of health-related quality of life, changes in everyday life and descriptive epidemiology with the intention to contribute to an increased understanding of the long-term perceived consequences of that impact.Study I aimed to describe changes and transitions in everyday life during the first two years following an intracranial aneurysm rupture. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health-related Quality of Life in Obesity

    Author : Jan Karlsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : obesity; weight loss; quality of life; mood; anxiet; y depression; psychosocial functioning; eating behavior; restraint eating; emotional eating; psychometric methods; factor structure; responsiveness; prediction; gastric surgery; controlled clinical trial; outcome measure;

    Abstract : Aims: to document the impact of obesity on health-related quality of life (HRQL), to evaluate the effects of weight reduction treatment on HRQL, and to validate and improve methods for the assessment of HRQL in obesity. Methods: a) SOS comprises a cross-sectional study, an ongoing prospective intervention trial, and a longitudinal population study (n=1135). READ MORE

  5. 5. Lymphedema and Health-Related Quality of Life

    Author : Pia Klernäs; Health Sciences Centre; []
    Keywords : Lymphedema; Sensitivity; Responsiveness; Reliability; Validity; PROM; Questionnaire; Quality of life; Psychometric testing; lymfödem; Livskvalitet; psykometriska tester; reliabilitet; sensitivitet; validitet; responsiveness; enkät;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to develop a lymphedema-specific instrument for measuring health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and to evaluate how persons with lymphedema experience HRQoL. Lymphedema is defined as swelling in one or more parts of the body that is due to impaired lymph drainage and transport. READ MORE