Search for dissertations about: "late modern risks"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words late modern risks.

  1. 1. Making sense of risk - An analysis of framings in media of the chemical risks of textiles, toys and paint

    University dissertation from Research Policy Institute, Lund University

    Author : Emelie Stenborg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; framing; citizen-consumer; late modern risks; chemical risks of consumer goods; media; substantive; procedural; textiles; toys; paint;

    Abstract : Chemical risks of consumer goods are a rather new concern in society. These risks are usually based on sythetic chemicals and man-made, often imperceptible and potentially devastating. READ MORE

  2. 2. Severe trauma : risks and outcomes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Physiology and Pharmacology

    Author : Mikael Eriksson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Trauma, “the neglected disease of modern society”, is a global health concern of enormous proportions. Knowledge about factors associated with trauma occurrence, complications and outcome is highly valuable for the improvement of trauma care. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development and application of statistical methods for population-based cancer patient survival

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Author : Sandra Eloranta; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of this work has been to develop and apply statistical methods for estimating cancer patient survival from population-based register data. Particular focus has been on statistical methods that can be used for presenting cancer survival statistics from administrative health data registers in a manner that is relevant for physicians and patients. READ MORE

  4. 4. Clinical application of intensity and energy modulated radiotherapy with photon and electron beams

    University dissertation from Umeå : Strålningsvetenskaper

    Author : Xiangkui Mu; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oncology; Radiotherapy; IMXT; IMET; IMPT; proton beams; electron beams; treatment planning; cancer induction; side-effects; fraction time; intensity modulated radiotherapy; Onkologi; MEDICINE Surgery Oncology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Onkologi; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : In modern, advanced radiotherapy (e.g. intensity modulated photon radiotherapy, IMXT) the delivery time for each fraction becomes prolonged to 10-20 minutes compared with the conventional, commonly 2-5 minutes. The biological effect of this prolongation is not fully known. READ MORE