Search for dissertations about: "risk indicators"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 239 swedish dissertations containing the words risk indicators.

  1. 1. Cardiovascular risk indicators in adolescents : the Umeå youth study

    Author : Erik Bergström; Lars Åke Persson; Olle Hernell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiovascular risk factors; adolescents; serum lipids; serum insulin; serum ferritin; anthropometry; blood pressure; physical fitness; physical activity; diet; smoking; socio-economic status;

    Abstract : Atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (CVD), particularly coronary heart disease (CHD) and cerebrovascular disease, are today major causes of death in the industrialised parts of the world. There are evidence to suggest that the atherosclerotic process starts in childhood, implying that preventive measures should be implemented already in children and adolescents. READ MORE

  2. 2. Uncertainty in risk assessment : contents and modes of communication

    Author : Rikard Levin; Sven Ove Hansson; Erik Olsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; uncertainty; scientific uncertainty; characterization of uncertainty; decision-making under uncertainty; risk assessment; risk management; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : Assessments of chemical health risks are performed by scientific experts. Their intended use is as bases for decisions. This thesis tries to answer the questions of how uncertainty is, and should be, communicated in such risk assessments. The thesis consists of two articles and an introductory essay. READ MORE

  3. 3. DYSTOCIA IN NULLIPAROUS WOMEN - Incidence, outcomes, risk indicators, and women’s experiences

    Author : Hanne Kjaergaard; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dystocia; outcomes; risk indicators; experiences; Grounded Theory; nulliparous women; incidence;

    Abstract : Aim: To estimate the incidence of dystocia, to describe outcomes of labour with dystocia and augmentation, to identify anthropometrical-, life style-, obstetric- and clinical risk indicators for dystocia, to elucidate nulliparous women’s experiences of prolonged labours and to describe some aspects of the midwifery care during labour and delivery. Design: A multi-centre cohort study with prospectively collected data within nine obstetric departments in Denmark. READ MORE

  4. 4. Identifying risk of type 2 diabetes : epidemiologic perspectives from biomarkers to lifestyle

    Author : Margareta Norberg; Lars Weinehall; Jan W Eriksson; Christer Andersson; Mai-Lis Hellénius; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Type 2 diabetes mellitus; metabolic syndrome; prediction; stress; social support; smokeless tobacco; risk; obesity; lifestyle; psychosocial; clinical markers; case-referent study; cohort study; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Type 2 diabetes is a significant health problem because of its high prevalence and strong association with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. An increase of type 2 diabetes is predicted due to increasing obesity and sedentary lifestyle habits. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mental ill-health in childbearing women : Markers and risk factors

    Author : Anne-Marie Wangel; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : markers; mental ill-health; pregnancy; psychiatric inpatient care; risk factors;

    Abstract : The awareness of mental health problems in women of reproductive age has increased worldwide in the recent decades. Much research has focused on symptoms of depression in women and the risk of postpartum depression, as a factor of attachment problems and adverse health effects on the newborn and growing child. READ MORE