Search for dissertations about: "screening programme"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 swedish dissertations containing the words screening programme.

  1. 1. Cervical cancer prevention studies on outcome of cervical screening and on management of abnormal cytology findings

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Lena Silfverdal; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical cancer; screening programme; effectiveness; risk factors; cytological screening history; management abnormal Pap smear; treatment; nationwide population-based case-control study; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases Obstetrics and gynaecology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar Obstetrik och gynekologi; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background Screening by cytology has been highly effective in reducing the incidence and mortality from squamous invasive cervical cancer (ICC), but the effectiveness is less established regarding non-squamous ICC and regarding women above screening ages and below 30 years of age. Cervical cancer still occurs despite the presence of an organised screening programme. READ MORE

  2. 2. Screening and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Gudrun Nygren; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD ; Prevalence; Early symptoms; Screening; Diagnostic Assessment; M-CHAT; JA-OBS; DISCO; ESSENCE;

    Abstract : Objectives: Develop and examine a new screening and diagnostic framework for autism spectrum disorders (ASD), and study the prevalence of ASD in 2-year-old children in Gothenburg. Methods: Psychometric properties of the Swedish version of the Diagnostic Interview for Social and COmmunication disorders (DISCO) were examined in 91 patients aged 2-40 years referred for assessment of ASD. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluation of the effectiveness of mammography screening in Northern Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Pál Bordás; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mammography; screening; sensitivity; interval cancer; survival; mortality; MEDICINE Surgery Oncology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Onkologi; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : Service screening with mammography was implemented in Northern Sweden between 1989 and 1998, covering 190,000 women aged 40-74 years constituting the target population in the area. The aim of this thesis was the evaluation of mammography screening in Northern Sweden with special focus on selected screening performance indicators and on the disease outcome. READ MORE

  4. 4. Disability pension. Epidemiological and financial aspects

    University dissertation from Department of Community Medicine, Malmö University Hospital

    Author : Nils-Ove Månsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; socioeconomic status; screening; risk factor; participation; occupation; obesity; health screening; financial costs; early retirement; disability pension; diagnoses; Alcohol; body mass index; teetotalism; underweight; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Avsikten med förtidspensionering är att ge rätt till ekonomisk trygghet om arbetsförmågan skulle reduceras i förtid. Sedan sextiotalet har både totala antalet förtidspensionärer och antalet nybeviljade förtidspensioner ökat kontinuerligt. Efter att 1993 ha kulminerat med över 62. READ MORE

  5. 5. Breast cancer screening in an urban, Swedish population Aspects of non-attendance, interval cancers and over-diagnosis

    University dissertation from Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Sophia Zackrisson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiologi; mammography; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; Public health; non-attenders; socio-economic factors; lead time; interval cancer; over-diagnosis; service screening; breast cancer screening;

    Abstract : Service screening with mammography was implemented in Sweden in the late 80's, following the results from trials in Sweden and abroad. A high rate of attendance, a high diagnostic accuracy and treatment in accordance with established guidelines are key circumstances for an effective screening programme. READ MORE