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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 46 avhandlingar innehållade orden cost of illness.
1. Tools for Outcome-informed management of mental illness : Psychometric properties of instruments of the Swedish clinical multicenter Quality Star cohort
Sammanfattning : The purpose of this thesis was to investigate the psychometric properties of three global user subjective measures of the ”The Quality Star” clinical review model: Consumer Satisfaction Scale, Global Quality of Life scale, and Perceived Global Distress scale. The mental health implementation context of this review model emphasizes the client as an agent of change, taking part in shared decision making in an empowered role as collaborative partner to the professional clinicians. 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
3. The burden of stroke in Sweden : studies on costs and quality of life based on Riks-Stroke, the Swedish stroke register
Sammanfattning : The costs for stroke management and reduced health related quality of life (QoL) can extend throughout life as mental and physical disabilities are common. The aim of this thesis was to quantify this stroke-related burden with data from Riks-Stroke (RS), the Swedish stroke register. LÄS MER
4. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of indicated preventive interventions for depression in adolescents : An application of health economics methods
Sammanfattning : Unipolar depressive disorders are commonly encountered conditions in clinical practice with about 25% reporting their first episode during adolescence. Longitudinal studies show adolescent depression to be associated with an increased risk of mental illness in adulthood, healthcare usage, poor educational outcomes, unemployment, and dependency on welfare recipiency. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Objectives: To study: (I) the impact on cost-utility analyses of applying different national EuroQol 5-Dimensions (EQ-5D) preference sets; (II and III) whether, in methotrexate-refractory, early rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the addition of infliximab results in superior health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and may be considered cost-effective, as compared to adding sulfasalazine and hydroxychloroquine; (IV) how costs relate to disability (measured by the health-assessment questionnaire, HAQ), disease activity (28-joint disease activity score, DAS28) and HRQoL (EQ-5D) in RA. Methods: In the observational SSATG register, one-year quality-adjusted life-year (QALY) accumulation of two interventions was compared according to the UK, US, or Danish EQ-5D preference sets. LÄS MER