Search for dissertations about: "quality register"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 304 swedish dissertations containing the words quality register.

  1. 1. Quality improvement in palliative care : the role of a national quality register and perceptions of information during palliative chemotherapy

    Author : Lisa Martinsson; Bertil Axelsson; Christina Melin-Johansson; Per Fransson; Kerstin Sandelin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer; chemotherapy; communication; end-of-life care; oncology; palliative care; palliative medicine; quality in healthcare; quality register; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : IntroductionThere is a need in palliative care for development of structured methods to assess quality and support improvement. This need is present both within and outside specialised palliative care.Honest information from physicians is regarded as an important part of palliative care. READ MORE

  2. 2. Register-based studies on cholecystectomy : Quality of life after cholecystectomy, and cholecystectomy incidence and complications after gastric bypass

    Author : Viktor Wanjura; Gabriel Sandblom; Eva Szabo; Ville Wallenius; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cholecystectomy; gastric bypass; bariatric; obesity; incidence; complications; register; gastrointestinal symptoms; Kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder) is standard surgical treatment for patients with symptomatic gallstone disease, albeit not without complications. Assessing the impact on quality of life is crucial for appropriate cholecystectomy patient selection, and the Gastrointestinal Quality of Life Index (GIQLI) is a 36-item questionnaire validated for this purpose. READ MORE

  3. 3. Data quality in the National Prostate Cancer Register (NPCR) of Sweden

    Author : Katarina Tomic; Pär Stattin; Mats Lambe; Christel Häggström; Helgi Birgisson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; Cancer quality register; Data quality; Evaluation; Validity;

    Abstract : Background: Data in quality registers are increasingly used for quality assurance of health care, benchmarking, and research. If valid conclusions are to be drawn from such studies, it is vital that register data have high quality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quality assessment in groin hernia surgery : the role of a register

    Author : Staffan Haapaniemi; Andrew Kingsnorth; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Ever since the Romans 2000 years ago the management of hernia surgery has remained a challenge to surgeons. Modern groin hernia treatment started with the Italian, Eduardo Bassini, around 1890 when he presented his method of repair. The most important innovations after Bassini are the Shouldice repair and introduction of prosthetic materials. READ MORE

  5. 5. Corneal transplant outcome- a Swedish register

    Author : Margareta Claesson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Corneal transplantation; Quality register; Long term follow up; Astigmatism; Bullous keratopathy; Graft survival; Visual outcome;

    Abstract : Aim. The aim of this study was to present different aspects of the outcome after corneal transplantation based on data from the Swedish Cornea Register. Papers. The first paper describes the register and gives descriptive statistics and analysis of data from a two-year follow up, while the last paper presents data from a ten-year follow up. READ MORE