Sökning: "Public health medicine research areas"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 74 avhandlingar innehållade orden Public health medicine research areas.
1. Musculoskeletal pain in primary health care : a biopsychosocial perspective for assessment and treatment
Sammanfattning : Long-term musculoskeletal pain is a large public health problem with serious consequences for both the individual and society. Psychosocial factors have been shown to be good predictors of long-term disability and play an important role in the transition from acute to chronic pain. LÄS MER
2. Making visible the invisible : Health risks from environmental exposures among socially deprived populations of Nairobi, Kenya
Sammanfattning : Background: Most countries of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are experiencing a high rate of urbanization accompanied with unplanned development resulting into sprawl of slums. The weather patterns and air pollution sources in most urban areas are changing with significant effects on health. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : There is still a debate concerning the evidence base for community interventions. The randomised clinical trial design (RCT) is increasingly challenged as a gold standard for their evaluation. LÄS MER
4. Health promotion in pregnancy and early parenthood : the challenge of innovation, implementation and change within the Salut Programme
Sammanfattning : Background: In 2005, the Västerbotten County Council launched a child health promotion programme, “the Salut Programme”, in response to an alarming prevalence of overweight and obesity, and trends of increased dental caries, among young county citizens. The programme, initially developed in four pilot areas, is built on multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral collaboration and aims to support and strengthen health promotion activities in health care, social services and school settings. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Stress has emerged as one of the most important factors to consider in psychiatric diagnoses and has become a common reason for long-term sick leave (LTSL). Roughly 50% of LTSL due to psychiatric diseases are thought to be associated with work-related stress. LÄS MER