Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 1829 avhandlingar innehållade ordet screening.
1. Mass screening for celiac disease : a public health intervention from the participant perspective
Sammanfattning : Background Celiac disease (CD) is a chronic disorder in genetically predisposed individuals in which damage to the small intestine is caused by eating foods containing gluten. The prevalence has been shown to vary from around 1-3%, but most people with CD are undiagnosed. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : ABSTRACT Although prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening has been shown to reduce prostate cancer (PC)-specific mortality with large variations in mortality reduction with different screening algorithms, the optimal screening strategy has not yet been established. This thesis aims at exploring aspects of underdiagnosis in PC screening, focusing on the impact of screening failures on screening effectiveness. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis is to explore aspects of overdiagnosis, i.e. the diagnosis of a tumor that in the absence of screening would never have been diagnosed, in prostate cancer (PC) screening. LÄS MER
4. Experiences of counselling on physical activity during pregnancy Gestational diabetes mellitus : screening and pregnancy outcomes
Sammanfattning : BackgroundOverweight and obesity are global health problems with several adverse health effects that threaten public health. In Sweden, almost four of ten pregnant women are overweight or obese, conditions that are associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, including gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), a metabolic disorder that complicates pregnancy. LÄS MER
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