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  1. 1. Prevention of type 2 diabetes : modeling the cost-effectiveness of diabetes prevention

    Author : Anne Neumann; Lars Lindholm; Katarina Steen Carlsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; type 2 diabetes mellitus; prevention; health economics; Markov modeling; risk equations; health-related quality of life; lifestyle modification; pre-diabetic states; cost-effectiveness; Västerbotten Intervention Programme;

    Abstract : Background: Diabetes is a common and costly disease that is expected to continue even to grow in prevalence and health expenditures over the coming decades. Type 2 diabetes is the most common diabetes type and is characterized by insulin resistance and relative insulin deficiency. READ MORE

  2. 2. Margins of Prevention : - On Older Adolescents' Positive and Negative Beliefs about Illicit Drug Use

    Author : Patrik Karlsson; Anders Bergmark; Edle Ravndal; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Illicit drugs; adolescents; prevention; margins for change; beliefs; perceptions; expectancies; positive; negative; risk; pleasure; Sweden; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : This study explores older adolescents’ positive and negative beliefs about illicit drug use from a preventive perspective. By positive beliefs is meant positive expectancies and benefit perceptions. By negative beliefs is meant negative expectancies and risk perceptions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aspects of neonatal septicaemia : prevention and complications

    Author : Louise Björkman Hjalmarsson; Jens Schollin; Andreas Ohlin; Claus Klingenberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neonatal sepsis; prevention; coagulase-negative staphylococci; nosocomial; hygiene; neonatal morbidity; alcohol toxicity;

    Abstract : Study I was part of the Extremely Preterm Infants in Sweden Study (EXPRESS), a prospective national study including all infants born .... READ MORE

  4. 4. Masters of War : The Role of Elites in Sudan’s Communal Conflicts

    Author : Johan Brosché; Kristine Höglund; Anders Themnér; Catherine Boone; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; communal conflicts; causes of conflict; conflict prevention; conflict resolution; government bias; elites; common-pool resources; sanctions; boundaries; local rules; Sudan; South Sudan; Darfur; Eastern Sudan; Greater Upper Nile; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why do communal conflicts turn violent in some regions but not in others? Communal conflicts pose a severe threat to human security and kill thousands of people each year, but our understanding of this phenomenon is still limited. In particular, we lack knowledge about why some of these conflicts become violent while others are resolved peacefully. READ MORE

  5. 5. Outcome of Stroke Prevention : Analyses Based on Data from Riks-Stroke and Other Swedish National Registers

    Author : Signild Åsberg; Andreas Terént; Hélène Pessah; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stroke; Epidemiology; Age groups; Risk factors; Atrial fibrillation; Secondary prevention; Anticoagulants; Antiplatelets; Hemorrhage; Mortality.; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore variations in stroke prevention and the effect of prevention on outcome. The studies were based on patients registered in the Swedish Stroke Register between 2001 and 2009 and although used to different extents in each paper, additional information was retrieved through linkage to The National Patient Register, the Cause of Death Register, the Prescribed Drug Register and the Total Population Register. READ MORE