Search for dissertations about: "randomized controlled trial"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 385 swedish dissertations containing the words randomized controlled trial.

  1. 1. Postnatal Peer Counseling on Exclusive Breastfeeding of Low-birthweight Filipino Infants : Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial

    Author : Grace V. Agrasada; Elisabeth Kylberg; Jan Gustafsson; Uwe Ewald; Mary Renfrew; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pediatrics; exclusive breastfeeding; RCT; peer counseling; LBW; Manila; Pediatrik; Paediatric medicine; Pediatrisk medicin;

    Abstract : In a Manila hospital, 204 mothers were randomized into three groups: two intervention groups receiving home-based counseling visits, one of them (n=68) by counselors trained to use a locally developed, two-tiered program of breastfeeding counseling, and the other by counselors trained in general childcare (n=67), were compared with a control group of mothers (n=69) who did not receive any counseling. All infants were scheduled for seven visits to the hospital for follow-up. READ MORE

  2. 2. Anorexia nervosa - The journey towards recovery : A randomized controlled treatment trial: assessment, prediction, treatment outcome and clinical change

    Author : Erika Nyman-Carlsson; Lauri Nevonen; Ingemar Engström; Sanna Aila Gustafsson; Øivind Rø; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anorexia nervosa; young adults; randomized controlled trial; outpatient psychotherapy; treatment outcome; predictors; recovery;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to study young adult women with anorexia nervosa (AN) participating in an randomized controlled trial in relation to assessment, treatment outcome, prediction, and clinical change. The results confirm the Eating Disorder Inventory-3 as a valid instrument for measuring eating disorder symptoms and general psychopathology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Elective single embryo transfer

    Author : Ann Thurin-Kjellberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : In vitro fertilization; elective single embryo transfer; multiple pregnancies; randomized; controlled trial; prediction of IVF outcome; embryo selection; cost-effectiveness analysis;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to evaluate if the elective single embryo transfer (eSET) strategy couldmaintain delivery rates, with at least one live born child, and at the same time decrease the rate ofmultiple births. A cost-effectiveness analysis was also performed between the elective single embryotransfer (SET) (1+1) and double embryo transfer (DET) (2+0) strategies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Isthmic spondylolisthesis in adults : a randomized controlled trial

    Author : Hans Möller; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Isthmic spondylolisthesis, i.e. the slipping of one vertebra on another due to a defect in the pars interarticularis, is a common radiological finding in the general population and can sometimes be the source of chronic low back pain. READ MORE

  5. 5. Baby worries : A randomized controlled trial of mother-infant psychoanalytic treatment

    Author : Björn Salomonsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Aims: This thesis had three aims. (1) To explore a new treatment method of baby worries or mother-infant relational disturbances; mother-infant psychoanalytic treatment (MIP). The exploration focused on clinical applicability and underlying theory. READ MORE