Search for dissertations about: "need"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10794 swedish dissertations containing the word need.

  1. 1. Health care need : Meaning and measurement

    Author : Per-Erik Liss; Lennart Nordenfelt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Concept of needs; health needs and health care needs. Needs assessment; resource allocation; setting health priorities; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Determining how the health services are to be, and allocating health care, are basic issues in health policy. Need is a frequent criterion for an ethical or rational allocation of health service resources. The primary aim of this study is to analyse and explicate the concept of health care need.Methods for measuring health care need are examined. READ MORE

  2. 2. Need for speed : towards urban planning for rapid transitioning to sustainable personal mobility

    Author : Varvara Nikulina; Henrik Ny; David Simon; Henrikke Baumann; Göran Broman; Ulf Ranhagen; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; personal mobility; urban planning; rapid transition; sustainability;

    Abstract : The Paris Agreement, the recent Special Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and the Sustainable Development Goals are examples of United Nation’s facilitated calls for urgent climate action and more generally for a rapid transition of society towards sustainability. Since urban personal mobility is a significant contributor to society’s current sustainability challenges, and considering current trends of population growth and urbanisation, there is a strong need to develop enhanced support for urban planning for rapid transitioning to sustainable personal mobility. READ MORE

  3. 3. According to need? : Predicting use of formal and informal care in a Swedish urban elderly population

    Author : Kristina Larsson; Mats Thorslund; Marta Szebehely; Svein Olav Daatland; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; home-based care; community-based services; predicting use of eldercare; home-help services; informal care; institutionalization; dementia; depression; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies factors that predict use of public eldercare, informal care, and purchase of private services in relation to an individual’s needs, social network characteristics, and sociodemographic factors. A further purpose is to examine whether use of public eldercare is correlated to receipt of informal care and purchase of private services in the Swedish welfare state. READ MORE

  4. 4. Immigrant background and orthodontic treatment need : Quantitative and qualitative studies in Swedish adolescents

    Author : Eva Josefsson; Krister Bjerklin; Rune Lindsten; Viveca Brattström; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Orthodontic treatment need; adolescents; immigrant background; self-perceived need; malocclusion; poor dental aesthetics; social norms;

    Abstract : During the last three decades there has been an increased influx of refugees and immigrants into Scandinavia. The overall aim of this thesis was primarily to improve our knowledge of malocclusion and orthodontic treatment need, both normative and self-perceived, in adolescents of varying geographic origin. READ MORE

  5. 5. Demographics and Future Needs for Public Long Term Care and Services among the Elderly in Sweden : The Need for Planning

    Author : Ilija Batljan; Mats Thorslund; Joakim Palme; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ageing; planning; demographic projections; health status; mortality; educational composition; last years of life; Older people and ageing; Äldre och åldrande; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Long term care and social services (LTCaS) for older people are an important part of the Scandinavian welfare state. The fast growing number of elderly people in Sweden has caused many concerns about increases in future needs (and particularly costs) of age-related social programs such as LTCaS. READ MORE