Sökning: "Sven Sahlin"

Hittade 3 avhandlingar innehållade orden Sven Sahlin.

  1. 1. Aspects on the lacrimal drainage function

    Författare :Sven Sahlin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Sammanfattning : The aim of this project was to increase the knowledge on the function of the lacrimal passages. For this purpose, a quantitative test for the lacrimal drainage function is established: the drop test. Two principal parameters are introduced: the lacrimal drainage capacity and the blink output. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Philosophical Issues in Medical Intervention Research

    Författare :Jesper Jerkert; Sven Ove Hansson; Tor Sandqvist; John Cantwell; Nils-Eric Sahlin; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; scientific method; study design; methodology; alternative medicine; medical research; individualized treatments; eligibility; confounders; evidence; evidence-based medicine; mechanistic reasoning; hierarchy of evidence; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis consists of an introduction and two papers. In the introduction a brief historical survey of empirical investigations into the effectiveness of medicinal interventions is given. Also, the main ideas of the EBM (evidence-based medicine) movement are presented. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Safety and decision-making

    Författare :Niklas Möller; Sven Ove Hansson; Nils-Eric Sahlin; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; conceptual analysis; safety; risk; epstemic uncertainty; epstemic values; values in risk assessment; risk analysis; risk management; safety engineering; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Sammanfattning : Safety is an important topic for a wide range of disciplines, such as engineering, economics, sociology, psychology, political science and philosophy, and plays a central role in risk analysis and risk management. The aim of this thesis is to develop a concept of safety that is relevant for decision-making, and to elucidate its consequences for risk and safety research and practices. LÄS MER