Search for dissertations about: "indirect cost"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 102 swedish dissertations containing the words indirect cost.

  1. 1. The Use of Laboratory Analyses in Sweden Quality and Cost-Effectiveness in Test Utilization

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mirja Mindemark; Anders Larsson; Lars-Olof Hansson; Per Simonsson; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; continuing medical education; cost control; cost savings; physician practice patterns; diagnostic tests; clinical chemistry; primary health care; health care costs; laboratory management; test utilization; trends; cost-effectiveness; inflammatory bowel disease; irritable bowel syndrome; calprotectin; cost avoidance; MEDICINE Chemistry Clinical chemistry; MEDICIN Kemi Klinisk kemi; Biomedical Laboratory Science; Biomedicinsk laboratorievetenskap;

    Abstract : Laboratory analyses, essential in screening, diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of disease, are indispensable in health care, but appropriate utilization is intricate. The overall aim of this thesis was to study the use of laboratory tests in Sweden with the objective to evaluate and optimize test utilization. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improving care for patients with non-cardiac chest pain Description of psychological distress and costs, and evaluation of an Internet-delivered intervention

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ghassan Mourad; Tiny Jaarsma; Anna Strömberg; Siv Söderberg; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac anxiety; cognitive behavioural therapy; depressive symptoms; direct cost; fear of body sensations; healthcare utilization; hospital care; indirect cost; Internet-delivered; ischemic heart disease; non-cardiac chest pain; primary care; randomized controlled study; societal cost;

    Abstract : Introduction: More than half of all patients seeking care for chest pain do not have a cardiac cause for this pain. Despite recurrent episodes of chest pain, many patients are discharged without a clear explanation of the cause for their pain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cost management for underground infrastructure projects a case study on cost increase and its causes

    University dissertation from Luleå

    Author : Peter Lundman; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Gruv- och Berganläggningsteknik; Mining and Rock Engineering;

    Abstract : Extensive investments in infrastructure for transportation are currently being carried out in Sweden. A substantial part consists of underground road- and railway projects. READ MORE

  4. 4. The treatment of back and neck pain. Cost and utility

    University dissertation from Luleå

    Author : Elisabeth K Hansson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cost of illness; cost-utility; disability; disc surgery; low back pain; neck pain; predictors; quality of life; return to work; sick-listing;

    Abstract : Aims To analyze the costs and effects of treatments used to return persons sick-listed due to back or neck problems to work, and to perform a cost-utility analysis of such treatments.Study population and Methods Included were men and women between the ages of 18 and 59 years who were employed but sick-listed (100 %) for at least 28 days due to a low back or neck diagnosis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Disability, rehabilitation and health economic assessment

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Dick Jonsson; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Disability; Rehabilitation; Cost-effectiveness; Cost-Utility; Quality of Life; Rehabilitering; Kostnadseffektivitet; Hälsoekonomi; Sjukvårdsekonomi; Livskvalitet; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Background: Disability caused by long-term illnesses and diseases involves welfare losses through human suffering and huge societal costs. Rehabilitation of disabled individuals is a complex and growing field where health economic assessment studies could play a role in health policy and medical decision-making. READ MORE