Sökning: "mortality transition"

Visar resultat 21 - 25 av 65 avhandlingar innehållade orden mortality transition.

  1. 21. Striving against adversity. the dynamics of migration, health and poverty in rural South Africa

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Epidemiologi och folkhälsovetenskap

    Författare :Mark A Collinson; Peter Byass; Gunnar Malmberg; Kathleen Kahn; Michael White; [2009]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; migration; temporary migration; permanent migration; refugee settlement; socioeconomic status; HIV transmission; adult mortality; child mortaality; returning to die; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning :  Background: The study is based in post-apartheid South Africa and looks at the health and well being of households in the rural northeast. Temporary migration remains important in South Africa because it functions as a mainstay for income and even survival of rural communities. LÄS MER

  2. 22. Cognitive functioning during the transition from normal aging to dementia

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Författare :Erika Jonsson Laukka; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; preclinical dementia; Alzheimer s disease; vascular dementia; impending death; terminal decline; aging; cognition; population-based study;

    Sammanfattning : The general aim of this thesis was to address unresolved issues regarding cognitive functioning in preclinical dementia. Increasing the knowledge about the preclinical period of dementia might have important clinical implications. For example, it may facilitate early detection, and thereby increase the efficiency of available interventions. LÄS MER

  3. 23. Suicide mortality in the South African context : Exploring the role of social status and environmental circumstances

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Författare :Stephanie Burrows; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Suicide; transition; socio-demographic groups; context;

    Sammanfattning : Suicide is a serious public health problem worldwide, but is differentially distributed across social groups and regions. The goal of this thesis, focusing on the post-apartheid transitional setting of South Africa, is to advance knowledge of the relationship between individual social status (race and sex), contextual factors and suicide mortality. LÄS MER

  4. 24. Lost in Transition: Pre-antiretroviral Care and Delayed Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy in Uganda

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Författare :Muhamadi Lubega; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; counselling;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Comprehensive HIV care aims at providing care and support, from HIV counselling and testing, through pre-antiretroviral (pre-ARV) care to antiretroviral therapy (ART). However, many people living with HIV (PLHIV) do not start treatment or are lost to follow-up during pre-ARV care, and subsequently initiate ART very late, with a high risk of HIV/AIDS-related mortality. LÄS MER

  5. 25. Effects of Clinical Pharmacists' Interventions on Drug-Related Hospitalisation and Appropriateness of Prescribing in Elderly Patients

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Ulrika Gillespie; Margareta Hammarlund-Udenaes; Claes Mörlin; Håkan Melhus; Steven Kayser; [2012]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Drug-related problems; medication review; appropriateness of prescribing; quality of prescribing; hospitalisation; pharmacist; clinical pharmacy; inter-professional relationships; collaboration; medication error; medication reconciliation; multidose-dispensed medications; prescription errors; transition of care; Pharmaceutical Science; Farmaceutisk vetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate clinical pharmacist interventions with the focus on methods aiming to improve the quality of drug therapy and increase patient safety. Adverse drug events caused by medication errors, suboptimal dosages and inappropriate prescribing are common causes of drug-related morbidity and mortality. LÄS MER