Search for dissertations about: "screening"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1849 swedish dissertations containing the word screening.

  1. 1. Mental Health and Quality of Life Among Individuals in Asylum Accommodations : Screening and Intervention

    Author : Anna Leiler; Ingrid Zakrisson; Anna Bjärtå; Elisabet Wasteson; Sofie Bäärnhielm; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; mental health; quality of life; refugees; asylum seekers; screening; intervention;

    Abstract : Refugees have often experienced traumatic events that could be classified as disasters before leaving their home countries. They are further distressed by difficult experiences while in flight and after reaching the new country. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mass screening for celiac disease : a public health intervention from the participant perspective

    Author : Katrina Nordyke; Anneli Ivarsson; Maria Emmelin; Lars Lindholm; David Grossman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adolescents; celiac disease; children; EQ-5D; intervention; public health; narrative; screening; screening-detected; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background  Celiac disease (CD) is a chronic disorder in genetically predisposed individuals in which damage to the small intestine is caused by eating foods containing gluten. The prevalence has been shown to vary from around 1-3%, but most people with CD are undiagnosed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Characteristics of screen-failures in prostate cancer screening

    Author : Anna Grenabo Bergdahl; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; screening; prostate cancer; screening failures; antigen; age; interval cancer; multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging; non-attendees; prostate cancer screening;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Although prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening has been shown to reduce prostate cancer (PC)-specific mortality with large variations in mortality reduction with different screening algorithms, the optimal screening strategy has not yet been established. This thesis aims at exploring aspects of underdiagnosis in PC screening, focusing on the impact of screening failures on screening effectiveness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prostate Cancer Screening - Aspects of Overdiagnosis

    Author : Rebecka Arnsrud Godtman; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; active surveillance; age; cause of death; opportunistic; organized; overdiagnosis; prostate cancer; prostate-specific antigen; risk factors; screening; screening interval;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to explore aspects of overdiagnosis, i.e. the diagnosis of a tumor that in the absence of screening would never have been diagnosed, in prostate cancer (PC) screening. READ MORE

  5. 5. Experiences of counselling on physical activity during pregnancy Gestational diabetes mellitus : screening and pregnancy outcomes

    Author : Maria Lindqvist; Ingrid Mogren; Margareta Persson; Marie Lindkvist; Eva Eurenius; Margareta Larsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gestational diabetes mellitus; screening; pregnancy outcomes; physical activity; pregnancy; counselling; health promotion; midwife; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : BackgroundOverweight and obesity are global health problems with several adverse health effects that threaten public health. In Sweden, almost four of ten pregnant women are overweight or obese, conditions that are associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, including gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), a metabolic disorder that complicates pregnancy. READ MORE