Search for dissertations about: "patient-reported outcome measures"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 swedish dissertations containing the words patient-reported outcome measures.

  1. 1. Patient Reported Outcomes in Cleft Lip and Palate

    Author : Mia Stiernman; Kirurgi; []
    Keywords : patient reported outcome; cleft lip palate; Patient reported outcome measures;

    Abstract : Aim: Patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) quantify various domains of health related quality of life (HRQOL) from the patient perspective. The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate patient reported outcomes (PROs) in patients with cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P). READ MORE

  2. 2. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction - Graft failures, surgical techniques and patient-reported outcome measures

    Author : Haukur Björnsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; knee; anterior cruciate ligament; double-bundle; single-bundle; register; hamstring tendon; patellar tendon; graft failure; patient-reported outcome measures;

    Abstract : Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) can result in increased joint laxity, which often ends participation in competitive sports and may, in the medium to long term, lead to degeneration of the knee. The occurrence of ACL injuries has increased in recent years and, today, ACL reconstruction is one of the most common procedures in orthopaedic surgery. READ MORE

  3. 3. Patient-reported outcomes in children and adolescents born with esophageal atresia

    Author : Michaela Dellenmark-Blom; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Esophageal Atresia; Patient Reported Outcome Measures; Quality of Life; Adaptation; Psychological;

    Abstract : Background: Survival rates in children with esophageal atresia (EA) have reached 90-95%, but they are at risk of chronic morbidity, mainly related to esophageal and respiratory dysfunction. Knowledge of condition-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and coping is needed in order to properly understand the impact of the disease and treatment in the child’s daily life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Who should have total hip replacement? Use of patient-reported outcome measures in identifying the indications for and assessment of total hip replacement

    Author : Meridith E Greene; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Patient-reported outcome measures; Swedish Hip Arthroplasty Register; Harris Joint Registry; total hip replacement; health-related quality of life; EQ-5D; surgical recommendations;

    Abstract : Background: Total hip replacement (THR) is a successful treatment for end-stage hip osteoarthritis (OA). Patients commonly seek this treatment to improve physical function, diminish pain, and ultimately to increase health-related quality of life (HRQoL). READ MORE

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

    Author : Catharina Parai; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    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