Search for dissertations about: "medical certification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words medical certification.

  1. 1. Sick-listing - attitudes and doctors' practice : With special emphasis on sick-listing practice in primary health care

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lars Englund; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Sick-listing; sick leave; consultation; medical audit; gender; physician s speciality; physician s sex; administration; natural experiment; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to describe attitudes and doctors' practice regarding the sick-listing process. Using a questionnaire distributed among newly sick-listed patients, their doctors,employers and officials at the National Health Insurance office it was found that the patients held a more positive view on the beneficial effects of sick-listing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Categorization Work in the Swedish Welfare State : Doctors and social insurance officers on persons with mental ill-health

    University dissertation from Uppsala

    Author : Maricel L Knechtel; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; institutional categorization; institutional categories; street-level bureaucrats; discretion; sick leave; sick listing; diagnosis; mental illness; psychiatric diagnosis; moral work; deservingness; worthiness; medical sociology; work capability; medical certification; social insurance; vignette studies; discrimination; labeling; stickiness; social mechanisms; matching; screening; signaling; cognitive categorization; working conditions; conflicting demands; client processing; Human Service Organizations; work approach; primary health care; moral stress; Bayes; work capability; rationing; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This dissertation contributes to the debate on street-level bureaucracy, which highlights how the decisions made by workers in public bureaucracies effectively become public policy. This debate has paid relatively little attention to the study of how professionals carry out their work by means of institutional categorization, a knowledge gap that this study helps to close. READ MORE

  3. 3. Targeting Non-obvious Errors in Death Certificates

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lars Age Johansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social medicine; Cause of death; Death certificates; Medical records; Mortality statistics; Quality control; Medical record linkage; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Mortality statistics are much used although their accuracy is often questioned. Producers of mortality statistics check for errors in death certification but current methods only capture obvious mistakes. This thesis investigates whether non-obvious errors can be found by linking death certificates to hospital discharge data. READ MORE

  4. 4. Physicians sickness certification practices : Frequency, problems, and learning

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Anna Löfgren; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sick leave; sickness certification; insurance medicine; physician; family practice; competence; learning; health care;

    Abstract : Background: Administration of sickness absence involves many stakeholders, among them physicians, who play a key role in the sickness insurance systems in most western countries. Despite the impact that sickness absence can have on the life situation of the affected individual, physicians have limited training in how to handle sickness certification cases, and very little research has examined the practices of those medical professionals in this context. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sickness certification when experienced as problematic by physicians

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Monika Engblom; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sick leave;

    Abstract : Background and aim: Physicians play an essential role in the sickness absence process, and many of them experience related tasks as problematic. The overall aim of this thesis was to improve the understanding of sickness certification experienced as problematic by physicians in general practice and occupational health services, and to gain more knowledge about the frequency and severity of those problems. READ MORE