Search for dissertations about: "symptom management"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 94 swedish dissertations containing the words symptom management.

  1. 16. Symptom patterns in irritable bowel syndrome

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Egbert Clevers; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Irritabel tarm; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : Who has never had them: symptoms in the abdominal region, such as pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhoea? These are common symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS affects 5-10% of the population, especially females between the age of 16 and 40. READ MORE

  2. 17. Dementia management in European primary care

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Ferdinando Petrazzuoli; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dementia; mild cognitive impairment; Grounded Theory; Demens; lindrig kognitiv svikt; grundad teori;

    Abstract : Background: Around 50 million people worldwide have dementia and the prevalence is expected to increase to 152 million by 2050. According to the WHO, dementia is a priority health policy issue. READ MORE

  3. 18. Case management for frail older people. Effects on healthcare utilisation, cost in relation to utility, and experiences of the intervention

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Magnus Sandberg; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intervention Studies; Hospitalisation; Informal Caregiver; Case Management; Content Analysis; Registries; Healthcare Utilisation; Frail Elderly; Complex intervention; Healthcare Costs;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate healthcare utilisation patterns and to explore the effects of a case management intervention for frail older people on healthcare utilisation and costs in relation to utility. A further aim was to explore the older people’s and case managers’ experiences of the intervention. READ MORE

  4. 19. Integrated community-based management of severe acute child malnutrition Studies from rural Southern Ethiopia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Elazar Tadesse; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Severe acute malnutrition; integrated outpatient therapeutic programme; programme outcome; recovery; Ethiopia;

    Abstract : Background: The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends the community-based Outpatient Therapeutic Program (OTP) as a standard treatment protocol for the management of uncomplicated Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) at the community level. OTP has been scaled up and integrated into the existing grassroots level government health systems in several developing countries. READ MORE

  5. 20. Mobile systems for monitoring Parkinson's disease

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Mevludin Memedi; Högskolan Dalarna.; Örebro universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; PAULINA - Uppföljning av Parkinsonsymptom från hemmet; PAULINA - Uppföljning av Parkinsonsymptom från hemmet; automatic assessments; data visualization; data-driven modelling; home assessments; information technology; mobile computing; objective measures; Parkinson’s disease; quantitative assessments; remote monitoring; spirography; symptom severity; tapping tests; telemedicine; telemetry; time series analysis; web technology.; Information technology; Informationsteknologi; Datavetenskap; Computer Science; web technology;

    Abstract : A challenge for the clinical management of Parkinson's disease (PD) is the large within- and between-patient variability in symptom profiles as well as the emergence of motor complications which represent a significant source of disability in patients. This thesis deals with the development and evaluation of methods and systems for supporting the management of PD by using repeated measures, consisting of subjective assessments of symptoms and objective assessments of motor function through fine motor tests (spirography and tapping), collected by means of a telemetry touch screen device. READ MORE