Essays about: "mortality"

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    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Nyström; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Burundi; maternal health; maternal mortality; policy; Rwanda; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : Maternal mortality is one of the most critical contemporary development challenges as itaccounts for a substantial number of deaths every year, despite the fact that we today havethe medical knowledge to prevent it. Sub-Saharan Africa is the most affected region,accounting for more than half of the world’s maternal deaths. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluation of Oxford nanopore’s MinION : Use, functionality, and genome assembly

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : John Baxter; [2019]
    Keywords : MinION; Genome; Klebsiella; NGS;

    Abstract : The rapid and reliable detection of pathogens is of utmost importance in healthcare settings to ensure the appropriate treatment thereby reducing morbidity and mortality for the patient. Current culturing, PCR based and NGS species detection methods are time consuming (Opota et al., 2015), limited in their detection (Buckley et al. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nurses' experiences of being team leaders for community health workers in the care of tuberculosis patients : A minor field study in South Africa

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för vård, arbetsliv och välfärd; Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för vård, arbetsliv och välfärd

    Author : Negina Heidari; Nasim Yavari; [2019]
    Keywords : tuberculosis; experiences; team leaders; nursing; community health workers; cooperation; communication; South Africa;

    Abstract : South Africa is a country with a high mortality rate because of tuberculosis and increasing cases of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis makes it a global health problem. Tuberculosis is curable and preventable but without proper treatment many of the infected have no chance of survival. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corruption Kills: A Panel Data Analysis of OECD Countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Emma Stanley; Per Jonas Partapuoli; [2019]
    Keywords : Corruption; Health; Mortality; Life expectancy; Bayesian Corruption Index; OECD; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper studies the effect of corruption on four selected health outcomes, by using cross- country panel data, containing the 36 member states of OECD. The time period stretches from 1995 to 2017, extending upon previous studies by including data from more recent years. READ MORE

  5. 5. APGAR score as a method for prediction of survival prognosis in newborn puppies and kittens

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Rebecca Axelsson; [2019]
    Keywords : APGAR; neonatal mortality; birth weight; neonatal viability; canine; feline;

    Abstract : Neonatal mortality is a widespread problem in small animal medicine, of both economical and emotional concern. In human medicine, the APGAR scoring scale is used frequently worldwide since the 1950’s as an evaluation tool of viability in newborn infants. READ MORE