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