Sökning: "Cost-Utility"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 26 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Cost-Utility.

  1. 1. Cost-utility analysis in Alzheimer's disease

    Författare :Anders Gustavsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :;

    Sammanfattning : Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder causing dementia, a syndrome of gradual loss of cognitive function causing impairment in social and occupational functioning. This leads to substantial loss in quality of life and premature death for persons with the disease, associated suffering for their families and large costs to society. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The treatment of back and neck pain. Cost and utility

    Författare :Elisabeth K Hansson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :cost of illness; cost-utility; disability; disc surgery; low back pain; neck pain; predictors; quality of life; return to work; sick-listing;

    Sammanfattning : Aims To analyze the costs and effects of treatments used to return persons sick-listed due to back or neck problems to work, and to perform a cost-utility analysis of such treatments.Study population and Methods Included were men and women between the ages of 18 and 59 years who were employed but sick-listed (100 %) for at least 28 days due to a low back or neck diagnosis. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Disability, rehabilitation and health economic assessment

    Författare :Dick Jonsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Disability; Rehabilitation; Cost-effectiveness; Cost-Utility; Quality of Life; Rehabilitering; Kostnadseffektivitet; Hälsoekonomi; Sjukvårdsekonomi; Livskvalitet; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Disability caused by long-term illnesses and diseases involves welfare losses through human suffering and huge societal costs. Rehabilitation of disabled individuals is a complex and growing field where health economic assessment studies could play a role in health policy and medical decision-making. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular morbidity

    Författare :Yüksel Peker; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :Obstructive sleep apnea; cardiovascular; hypertension; coronary artery disease; hospitalization; cost utility; morbidity; mortality; secondary prevention; angiotensin II; CPAP;

    Sammanfattning : Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects 24 % of middle-aged men and 9 % of women in USA but the treatment criterion, daytime sleepiness is reported by 17 and 22 % of these subjects, respectively. Some previous studies have suggested an association between OSA and cardiovascular disease (CVD), but the conclusions have been conflicting due to co-existing traditionally recognized risk factors. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm : Experience from a Screening Study in Northern Sweden

    Författare :Anders Wanhainen; Martin Björck; Jesper Swedenborg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; abdominal aortic aneurysm; definition; prevalence; ultrasonography; computed tomography; variability; quality of life; SF-36; risk factor; cholesterol; smoking; CRP; heredity; atherosclerosis; screening; cost-effectiveness; cost-utility; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Sammanfattning : Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a common problem with life-threatening consequences and was suspected to be a serious health problem in Norsjö, a municipality in northern Sweden. A screening study was undertaken to investigate the prevalence, risk factors associated with AAA and the effect of screening on quality of life (QoL). LÄS MER