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  1. 1. Rational drug treatment in the elderly : "To treat or not to treat"

    Författare :Inger Nordin Olsson; Peter Engfeldt; Sten Landahl; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Elderly; polypharmacy; drug evaluation; nursing process; monitoring; inappropriate prescribing; quality of life; patient participation; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Sammanfattning : The general aim of this thesis was to examine the effect of interventions on the usage of inappropriate and hazardous multi-medication in the elderly ≥75 years with ≥5 drugs.Methods: Paper I describes a cluster randomization of nursing homes, the outcomes were; number of drugs, health status and evaluations. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Beyond “test and treat” : Malaria diagnosis for improved pediatric fever management in sub-Saharan Africa

    Författare :Emily White Johansson; Stefan Peterson; S. Patrick Kachur; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis examined malaria test use, adherence and integration into clinical practice for improved pediatric fever management in sub-Saharan African countries and explored Access, Facility Readiness and Clinical Practice bottlenecks to achieve this program goal.Study I examined diagnostic testing rates and its determinants for pediatric fevers across 13 countries in 2009-2012 including Access bottlenecks. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Your Treatment, My Treat? : On Lifestyle-Related Ill Health and Reasonable Responsibilitarianism

    Författare :Max Fonseca; Ludvig Beckman; Jouni Reinikainen; Kristin Voigt; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; responsibilitarianism; lifestyle; health; distributive justice; contractualism; Thomas Scanlon; luck-egalitarianism; the harshness objection; free will; accountability responsibility; sin-taxes; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : How should the costs of unhealthy lifestyles be distributed between individual citizens and the state? This study approaches this question by investigating the justifiability of the responsibilitarian idea that people who are responsible for their lifestyle-choices should also be held responsible for the costs that these lifestyle-choices generate.Two main conclusions come out of this investigation. LÄS MER

  4. 4. New approaches to treat women’s urogenital problems

    Författare :Shahla Hamza Al-Saqi; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Women’s urogenital problems adversely affect their quality of life. In this thesis, I address tw oof such urogenital problems: namely, postmenopausal vaginal atrophy (VA) and stress urinaryincontinence (SUI). LÄS MER

  5. 5. Learning from primary immunodeficiencies to treat cancer

    Författare :Mariana M. S. Oliveira; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : The immune system is a fine-tuned network of cells, tissues, organs and biological processes working together in order to protect our body. Immunodeficiency disorders occur when the body’s immune system is reduced or absent and can be characterized as primary, if the cause of disease is genetic; or secondary, if the cause of disease are extrinsic factors. LÄS MER