Search for dissertations about: "screening programme"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 swedish dissertations containing the words screening programme.

  1. 1. Cervical screening with primary HPV : from research to clinical effectiveness

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Lovisa Bergengren; Gisela Helenius; Mats Karlsson; Matts Olovsson; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical cancer; screening; human papillomavirus HPV ; HPV prevalence; HPV genotypes; precancerous lesion; HSIL; self-sampling; postmenopausal women; health economy;

    Abstract : Organized cervical screening has greatly reduced the incidence of cervical cancer where implemented. Human papilloma virus (HPV) is the cause of cervical cancer, and in later years, convincing evidence has led to cervical screening with HPV as the primary method being implemented around the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Disability pension. Epidemiological and financial aspects

    University dissertation from Department of Community Medicine, Malmö University Hospital

    Author : Nils-Ove Månsson; [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 : During the last decades, the incidence of disability pension in Sweden has increased continuously and it peaked in 1993 at approximately 62,000 new pensions. Early retirement due to occupational disability often constitutes a problem for the society as well as for the individual. READ MORE