Search for dissertations about: "primary prevention"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 267 swedish dissertations containing the words primary prevention.

  1. 1. Primary Care as an Arena For Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Vardiovascular Disease Prevention

    Author : Ingvar Ovhed; Allmänmedicin och samhällsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiovascular system; samhällsmedicin; Socialmedicin; Social medicine; primary health care; Opportunistic screening; consultation; primary prevention; secondary prevention; tertiary prevention; hypercholesterolaemia; hypertension; smoking; coronary disease; NIDDM; smoking cessation; awareness; general pract; self-monitoring; Kardiovaskulära systemet;

    Abstract : Cardiovascular disease prevention has been a challenge for research for decades. The studies of this thesis were designed to investigate the role of health professionals in everyday clinical work based upon the concept of comprehensive primary care consultation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strengthening lifestyle interventions in primary health care : the challenge of change and implementation of guidelines in clinical practice

    Author : Therese Kardakis; Helene Johansson; Lars Weinehall; Lars Jerden; Monica Nyström; Charli Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health orientation; health promotion; prevention; primary health care; readiness for change; lifestyles; clinical practice guidelines; implementation; guideline development; tobacco use; alcohol use; unhealthy eating habits; physical activity; organizational support; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Lifestyle habits like tobacco use, hazardous use of alcohol, unhealthy eating habits and insufficient physical activity are risk factors for developing non-communicable diseases, which are the leading, global causes of death. Furthermore, ill health and chronic diseases are costly and put an increased burden on societies and health systems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Alcohol prevention in Swedish primary health care

    Author : Magnus Geirsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Attitude of Health Personnel; Education; Clinical Competence; Diffusion of Innovation; Alcohol Drinking *prevention control; Primary Health Care;

    Abstract : Abstract Aims: The objectives of this thesis are to describe attitudes among general practitioners (GPs) and district nurses (DN) towards working with risk alcohol drinking and focus on the achievements of the Swedish Risk drinking project (RDP). Special attention has been devoted to the gender perspective and to the limits of sensible/safe drinking. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prevention of Chlamydia trachomatis infections

    Author : Jens Boman; Elisabet Nylander; Urban Janlert; Hans Fredlund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chlamydia trachomatis; cell culture; infertility; contact tracing; motivational interviewing; prevention;

    Abstract : Urogenital chlamydia infection, caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis (CT), is the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in Sweden. In 2008 it was estimated by WHO that there were 105.7 million new cases of CT worldwide, an increase by 4.2 million cases (4. READ MORE

  5. 5. Primary prevention defibrillators in clinical practice

    Author : Johanna Sjöblom; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Introduction: Guidelines for primary prevention of sudden cardiac death (SCD) advocate implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) therapy in patients with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF). Many patients are not considered for treatment and the net benefit of ICDs in real life is insufficiently studied. READ MORE