Search for dissertations about: "responsiveness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 421 swedish dissertations containing the word responsiveness.

  1. 1. Lymphedema and Health-Related Quality of Life

    Author : Pia Klernäs; Health Sciences Centre; []
    Keywords : Lymphedema; Sensitivity; Responsiveness; Reliability; Validity; PROM; Questionnaire; Quality of life; Psychometric testing; lymfödem; Livskvalitet; psykometriska tester; reliabilitet; sensitivitet; validitet; responsiveness; enkät;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to develop a lymphedema-specific instrument for measuring health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and to evaluate how persons with lymphedema experience HRQoL. Lymphedema is defined as swelling in one or more parts of the body that is due to impaired lymph drainage and transport. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing responsiveness in the mental health care system : the case of Tehran

    Author : Ameneh Setareh Forouzan; Miguel San Sebastián; Mehdi Ghazinour; Mojgan Padyab; Ahmad Mohit; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mental health care; responsiveness; health system; Iran; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction: Understanding health service user perceptions of the quality of care is critical to developing measures to increase the utilisation of healthcare services. To relate patient experiences to a common set of standards, the World Health Organization (WHO) developed the concept of health system responsiveness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Strategy as Sociomaterial Practices : Planning, Decision-Making, and Responsiveness in Corporate Lending

    Author : Robert Demir; Ali Yakhlef; Paula Jarzabkowski; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; strategy; sociomaterial; practice; technology; planning; decision-making; responsiveness; bank; lending; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : In their everyday work, organizations, like individuals, find it familiar to consider information technologies and other material objects as nonnegotiable necessities. Management and organization researchers have recalled this evident fact by advancing knowledge of the mundane aspects of computer-mediated work. READ MORE

  4. 4. Metabolic responsiveness to growth hormone in children

    Author : Ralph Decker; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Individualized treatment; Growth hormone; Hormonal responsiveness; Metabolic outcome; Prediction model; Body composition; Insulin sensitivity; Leptin; Proteomics SELDI; Apolipoproteins; Thresholds of growth hormone effects; Protein patterns;

    Abstract : Metabolic effects of growth hormone (GH) therapy in short children have not been clearly established owing to the previous lack of controlled trials studying the metabolic outcome in response to different GH doses despite the known effects of GH on insulin sensitivity, lipid profile, and body composition. It has previously been shown that individualized GH doses during catch-up growth significantly reduce the proportion of unexpectedly good and poor responders around a predefined individual growth target in short prepubertal children. READ MORE

  5. 5. SEFAS The Self-Reported Foot and Ankle Score

    Author : Maria Cöster; Ortopedi - klinisk och molekylär osteoporosforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ankle; foot; measurement properties; patient-reported outcome measures; reliability; responsiveness; SEFAS; validity;

    Abstract : Background: Patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments are used in all medical disciplines to evaluate patients with different diseases and also to follow results after treatments such as surgery. Currently there is no generally accepted and fully validated PRO instrument for the foot and ankle. READ MORE