Search for dissertations about: "risk 2016"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 591 swedish dissertations containing the words risk 2016.

  1. 1. Children at risk? : Hospital social workers' and their colleagues' assessment and reporting experiences

    Author : Veronica Svärd; Sweden University of Gothenburg; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; children at risk; child maltreatment; mandated reporting; hospital social work; hospital; health care professionals; professional discretion; assessment; decision-making; emotion; norms;

    Abstract : This thesis explores factors that influence professional discretion in Swedish hospital professionals’ assessment of children who may be at risk of harm. It is based on two data samplings, interviews with fourteen hospital social workers and a questionnaire with 295 responding physicians, nurses, nurse assistants and hospital social workers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk, language and discourse

    Author : Max Boholm; Sven Ove Hansson; Niklas Möller; Terje Aven; KTH; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; risk; safety; concept; meaning; definiton; discourse; langauge; risk communication; corpus linguistics; content analysis; nanotechnology; nanoparticle; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; risk;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis analyses the concept of risk and how it functions as an organizing principle of discourse, paying close attention to actual linguistic practice.          Article 1 analyses the concepts of risk, safety and security and their relations based on corpus data (the Corpus of Contemporary American English). READ MORE

  3. 3. Fluoride in surface water and groundwater in southeast Sweden : sources, controls and risk aspects

    Author : Tobias Berger; Mats E. Åström; Pasi Peltola; Henrik Drake; Olle Selinus; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; fluorine; fluoride; water-rock interaction; granite; crystalline bedrock; surface water; groundwater; Götemar; drinking water quality; aluminium; speciation; fluorosis; PBA; Miljövetenskap; Environmental Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to determine the sources, controls and risk aspects of fluoride in surface water and groundwater in a region of southeastern Sweden where the fluorine-rich 1.45 Ga circular Götemar granite (5 km in diameter) crops out in the surrounding 1.8 Ga granites and quartz monzodiorites (TIB rocks). READ MORE

  4. 4. Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Risk : epidemiology, etiology and intervention

    Author : Aslak Rautio; Kurt Boman; Anna Norhammar; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Diabetes; Cardiovascular risk; epidemiology; myocardial infarction; stroke; fibrinolysis; insulin treatment; Diabetes; kardiovaskulär risk; epidemilogi; hjärtinfarkt; stroke; fibrinolys; insulinbehandling; cardiovascular disease; hjärt- och kärlforskning;

    Abstract : Background: The Framingham Study from 1988 showed a heavy impact of diabetes mellitus (DM) on the risk and prognosis of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Several other studies have confirmed that DM is an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) and that patients with DM have a poor prognosis. READ MORE

  5. 5. When water becomes a threat : Risk assessment and risk management plans for floods and drinking water in Swedish practice

    Author : Viveca Norén; Kevin Bishop; Beatrice Hedelin; Lars Nyberg; Sven Halldin; Kurt Petersen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Flood; Drinking water supply; Risk management; Risk assessment; Flood risk management plan FRMP ; Integrated flood management IFM ; Tools and methods; Practice compared to theory; Sweden; Municipalities; Interview study; Document study; Earth Science with specialization in Environmental Analysis; Geovetenskap med inriktning mot miljöanalys;

    Abstract : Water is an essential but vulnerable resource. A shortage of good quality drinking water is a threat to human health and society as a whole. Abundance of water in the form of floods can also be a serious threat which can have consequences for the drinking water supply. To reduce these risks there is a need for systematic risk reduction. READ MORE