Search for dissertations about: "randomised controlled trial"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 184 swedish dissertations containing the words randomised controlled trial.

  1. 1. Weight loss studies in obese patients. Aspects of very-low-energy diet treatment and effects of obesity surgery on disability pension

    Author : Lena Gripeteg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; obesity; weight loss; outcome; predictive factors; controlled trial; randomised trial; obesity surgery; very-low-energy diet; disability pension; eating behaviour; quality of life;

    Abstract : Obesity is associated with increased risk of serious medical conditions, impaired quality of life, reduced working capacity, and shortened life expectancy. Obesity surgery is the most effective weight loss treatment with large health benefits, including reduced mortality. However, the long-term effects on productivity loss are not known. READ MORE

  2. 2. Randomised, controlled trials of patient education with special reference to heart failure and joint diseases

    University dissertation from Malmö University Hospital

    Author : Agneta Björk-Linné; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; randomisation; computer-technology; CD; controlled trial; drugs; drug interactions; health care cost; heart failure; interactive; Social medicine; joint diseases; patient education; knowledge; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Abstract : In order to improve the treatment and care of patients with chronic diseases, controlled studies have to be performed continuously. It is widely believed that giving education/information to patients will increase their knowledge and compliance, which will decrease medical events and cost. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prenatal diagnosis in routine antenatal care : A randomised controlled trial

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Söder Hospital

    Author : Sissel Saltvedt; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ultrasound; fetal ultrasonography; Down s syndrome; chromosomal disorder; nuchal translucency; genetic screening; prenatal diagnosis; abnormalities; gestational age; in vitro fertilization; fetometry; dating formulas; false positive reactions; anxiety;

    Abstract : Nuchal translucency (NT) measurement combined with maternal age has been shown to identify women at an increased risk of carrying a fetus with Down's syndrome (DS) more accurately than does maternal age alone. The aim of this study was to evaluate more widely the effects of two different strategies for prenatal diagnosis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Alcohol Intervention Studies in University Students. Randomised Controlled Trials of Responsible Beverage Service and High Risk Drinking

    University dissertation from Clinical Alcohol Research, Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Kent Johnsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; University; Psykiatri; psychosomatics; clinical psychology; Psychiatry; Medicin människa och djur ; Medicine human and vertebrates ; Breath alcohol concentration.; AUDIT.; Trajectory.; Randomized Controlled Trial.; Normative feedback.; Alcohol prevention; klinisk psykologi; Server intervention.; College; psykosomatik;

    Abstract : The aim was to study implementation and efficacy of two intervention techniques for risky alcohol consumption in university students. One technique was the Responsible Beverage Service Programme modified for use in students pubs. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the treatment of Achilles tendon rupture. A prospective, randomised study of the results after surgical and non-surgical treatment

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Michael Möller; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Achilles tendon; rupture; score; prospective; randomised controlled trial; isokinetic; muscular endurance; magnetic resonance imaging; ultrasonography;

    Abstract : Only two prospective, randomised studies have been published on the outcome after treatment for Achilles tendon rupture. The controversy regarding the optimal treatment continues. In the present study, 112 patients with acute Achilles tendon rupture were randomised and all of them were followed up for two years. READ MORE