Sökning: "societal cost"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 96 avhandlingar innehållade orden societal cost.

  1. 1. Improving care for patients with non-cardiac chest pain Description of psychological distress and costs, and evaluation of an Internet-delivered intervention

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Författare :Ghassan Mourad; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac anxiety; cognitive behavioural therapy; depressive symptoms; direct cost; fear of body sensations; healthcare utilization; hospital care; indirect cost; Internet-delivered; ischemic heart disease; non-cardiac chest pain; primary care; randomized controlled study; societal cost;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: More than half of all patients seeking care for chest pain do not have a cardiac cause for this pain. Despite recurrent episodes of chest pain, many patients are discharged without a clear explanation of the cause for their pain. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on Societal Cost of Alcohol and Related Issues - A Health Economic Analysis

    Detta är en avhandling från Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Författare :Johan Jarl; [2009]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Wages; Productivity loss; Societal cost; COI; Consumption groups; Alcohol consumption; Drinking history; Health; Sickness absence; Sweden.;

    Sammanfattning : The consumption of alcoholic beverages has wide effects, for example, causes premature mortality, prevents certain heart diseases, increases crime rates, and affects quality of life. The main problems with alcohol consumption from an economic point of view are lack of information for consumers when making consumption decisions, externalities, and the addictive nature. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Health economic evaluation for evidence-informed decisions in low-resource settings the case of Antenatal care policy in Rwanda

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Regis Hitimana; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antenatal; maternal; cost; cost-effectiveness; ultrasound; EQ-5D-3L; Low-income countries; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: The general aim of this thesis is to contribute to the use of health economic evidence for informed health care decisions in low-resource settings, using antenatal care (ANC) policy in Rwanda as a case study. Despite impressive and sustained progress over the last 15 years, Rwanda’s maternal mortality ratio is still among the highest in the world. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Societal Impacts of Modern Conscription Human Capital, Social Capital and Criminal Behaviour

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Författare :Daniel Almén; Heléne Berg; Mårten Palme; Yann Algan; [2020]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Conscription; Military; Human Capital; Social Capital; Civic Engagement; Crime; Criminal Behaviour; Labour Market; Election Participation; Nation-building; School for the Nation; Opportunity Cost; Welfare State; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Opportunity Costs and Conscription: An Unintended Progressive Tax?Throughout history to present days, policymakers, social commentators and others have oftentimes viewed conscription as a natural extension of secondary education, and an important institution for vocational training. This paper uses Swedish administrative data and exploits a reform in 2004, implying a sudden downsizing of the military, to identify the causal effects of peacetime conscription on later labour market outcomes and education. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Exploring Collaboration Between the Fire and Rescue Service and New Actors : Cost-efficiency and Adaptation

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Författare :Weinholt Åsa; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fire and rescue service; emergency services; collaboration; new actors; first responders; costefficiency; adaptation;

    Sammanfattning : The emergency services serves an important purpose in society by ensuring that people in need, regardless of their geographical location, receives help when they fall victims to undesirable incidents. Existing resources are however often limited and concentrated to urban areas making travel distances to remote areas long. LÄS MER