Search for dissertations about: "importance of quality"

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  1. 1. Institutional Impediments and Reluctant Actors – The Limited Role of Democracy Aid in Democratic Development

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Agnes Cornell; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; authoritarian regimes; Bolivia; democracy aid; democratic governance; democratic survival; democratization; democracy; foreign aid; Peru; public administration; regime change; staff turnover;

    Abstract : Poverty reduction and societal modernization have traditionally been the main goals for development aid but increasingly, since the early 1990s, democracy and human rights have ascended in importance and democracy aid has been growing steadily, both in total amounts and as a share of the total aid package. This dissertation contributes to the understanding of the role of democracy aid in democratic development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patients' quality of life : Living with incurable cancer in palliative homecare

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Christina Melin-Johansson; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Advanced cancer; Assessment of quality of life a the end of life; AQEL; existential; hospital based palliative care; mixed methods; neoplasm; nursing; palliative care; quality of life; social life; support.;

    Abstract : My clinical experience is that living in incurable cancer at the end of life is complex to patients and their families. Patients seem to have a rather good quality of life (QoL) but problems related to the progression of the illness constantly challenges and changes QoL. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quality of Care in the Psychiatric Setting Perspectives of the Patient, Next of Kin and Care staff

    University dissertation from Institutionen för medicin och vård

    Author : Agneta Schröder; Gerd Ahlström; Birgitta Engström; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Care associates; Care staff; Instrument development; Next of kin; Patient; Phenomenography; Psychiatric care; Quality of care.; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe quality of care from different perspectives in the psychiatric setting, to develop an instrument for measuring quality of care from the in-patient perspective and to use this instrument empirically. A qualitative descriptive design involving a phenomenographic analysis was used in Studies I, III and IV, and a descriptive and comparative design with statistical analysis in Study II. READ MORE

  4. 4. Studies on Quality of Life : A Methodological Perspective on the Definition and Measurement of the Good Life in Patients with Psychiatric Illness

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Madis Kajandi; Frits-Axel Wiesel; Ulf Malm; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; quality of life; measurement; definition; psychiatry; validity; reliability; Psykiatri; MEDICINE Psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : Background: In social sciences the quality of life (QOL) concept is often connected with efforts to evaluate welfare and well being. In medicine QOL is frequently used as a complement to evaluations of cure. In psychiatry QOL is of special importance because many patients have to endure long periods of illness. READ MORE

  5. 5. Experiences of IVF - from a patient perspective

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Herborg Holter; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; infertility; IVF; quality of life; quality of care; relationship; gender differences; male factor; measurement instrument;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to assess the quality of life and quality of care from a patient perspective, in relation to IVF treatment. This was done by: - assessing infertile couples’ short-term emotional responses to their first IVF treatment, the relationship between partners at different stages of the first treatment, and differences/similarities between the reactions of men and women as to whether or not a pregnancy was achieved - investigating whether a male infertility diagnosis had any influence on men’s experience of infertility and its treatment, view of life, relationships, self-image and psychological well-being, when compared with men in couples where the diagnosis was female, mixed or unexplained infertility - developing a validated instrument (QPP-IVF) for measuring patient-centered quality of care in an IVF-programme for both men and women - investigating patient-centered quality of care during IVF treatments as evaluated by men and women Method: Papers I and II were part of a prospective, longitudinal study carried out between 1999 and 2002 at the Reproductive Medicine Unit, Sahlgrenska University Hospital. READ MORE