Search for dissertations about: "outcome measure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 349 swedish dissertations containing the words outcome measure.

  1. 1. Outcome in psychiatric outpatient services reliability, validity and outcome based on routine assessments with the GAF scale

    University dissertation from Umeå : Psykologi

    Author : Per Söderberg; Stefan Tungström; Bengt-Åke Armelius; Odd E. Havik; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; reliability; validity; outcome; effectiveness; clinical; significance; GAF scale; DSM-IV; outpatients; psychiatry; dose response; services; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : The general aim of the studies presented in this thesis is to investigate the possibility of using clinical data to measure outcomes in psychiatric outpatient services. The specific aims are to investigate whether routine clinical assessments and ratings are reliable and have adequate validity, and then to use these data to calculate treatment outcomes and explore factors that affect these outcomes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Measure for measure. Outcome assessment of arthritis treatment in clinical practice

    University dissertation from Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Anders Gülfe; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TNF blockade; rheumatoid arthritis; utility; treatment continuation; agreement; health related quality of life; Outcome; response; psoriatic arthritis; spondyloarthritis; disease activity; observational study;

    Abstract : Objective: To investigate (i) the performance and agreement between various activity indices and response criteria in TNF-blockade of RA; (ii) the predictive ability of different response criteria and disease activity states regarding continuation of anti-TNF treatment of RA; (iii) Euro-QoL-5-dimensions utility development during TNF blockade of RA, PsA and SpA. Also, (iv) to develop a simple, utility-based outcome measure, the number needed to treat per quality adjusted life year gained (NNQ) and apply it in RA, PsA and SpA patients on anti-TNF treatment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Outcome in psychiatric outpatient services

    University dissertation from Inst för Psykologi, Umeå

    Author : Per Söderberg; Stefan Tungström; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; reliability; validity; outcome; effectiveness; clinical significanse; GAF scale; DSM-IV; outpatients; psychiatry; dose response; services; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology Applied psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi Tillämpad psykologi; MEDICINE Psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri;

    Abstract : The general aim of the studies presented in this thesis is to investigate the possibility of using clinical data to measure outcomes in psychiatric outpatient services. The specific aims are to investigate whether routine clinical assessments and ratings are reliable and have adequate validity, and then to use these data to calculate treatment outcomes and explore factors that affect these outcomes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Measurement of outcome in lumbar spine surgery Validity and interpretability of frequently used outcome measures in the Swespine register

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Catharina Parai; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; spine register; disc herniation; spinal stenosis; degenerative disc disorder; patient-reported outcome measure; Global Assessment; minimal important change; smallest detectable change; retest reliability; non-response to follow-up; attrition; measurement of change;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND. The purpose of elective lumbar spine surgery is mainly to reduce pain and to improve physical function and quality of life. The quality and results of the interventions are monitored in the Swedish spine register, Swespine. READ MORE

  5. 5. Outcome after modern neurosurgical care and formalised rehabilitation following severe brain injury

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Ann Sörbo; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; outcome; severe brain injury; life satisfaction; early formalised rehabilitation; change over time; decompressive craniectomy; long-term follow-up;

    Abstract : Aims: The overall aims were to evaluate the results of the treatment concepts for severe brain injury including decompressive craniectomy (DC), early rehabilitation and long-term follow-up, primarily according to the psychosocial consequences of the brain damage and life satisfaction. The first study was a cross-sectional study to assess and compare the consequences for outcome for two groups with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) or subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH), one group that received early, long-term formalised rehabilitation and the other that received late or no formalised rehabilitation. READ MORE