Search for dissertations about: "stroke"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 460 swedish dissertations containing the word stroke.

  1. 1. Aspects on stroke outcome : survival, functional status, depression and sex differences in Riks-Stroke, the National Quality Register for Stroke Care

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Marie Eriksson; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : stroke; stroke outcome; registry; sex differences; case fatality; functional recovery; depression; VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine; VETERINÄRMEDICIN Medicin;

    Abstract : Stroke is a major cause of death and disability worldwide. In Sweden, about 30 000 strokes occur each year. The aim of this thesis was to analyse survival, functional outcome and self-reported depression after stroke, and to explore possible differences between men and women in stroke care and outcome. READ MORE

  2. 2. Functioning after stroke : An application of the International Classification of Functioning,Disability and Health (ICF)

    University dissertation from Jönköping : School of Health Sciences

    Author : Beatrix Algurén; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2010]
    Keywords : Assessment; disability; functioning; health-related quality of life; ICF; longitudinal; multidisciplinary; Rasch; stroke; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Objective. The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate the biopsychosocial consequences after stroke and test the validity of the ICF Core Sets for Stroke during one year post-stroke.Material and Methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Outcome of Stroke Prevention : Analyses Based on Data from Riks-Stroke and Other Swedish National Registers

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Signild Åsberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stroke; Epidemiology; Age groups; Risk factors; Atrial fibrillation; Secondary prevention; Anticoagulants; Antiplatelets; Hemorrhage; Mortality.; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore variations in stroke prevention and the effect of prevention on outcome. The studies were based on patients registered in the Swedish Stroke Register between 2001 and 2009 and although used to different extents in each paper, additional information was retrieved through linkage to The National Patient Register, the Cause of Death Register, the Prescribed Drug Register and the Total Population Register. READ MORE

  4. 4. The burden of stroke in Sweden : studies on costs and quality of life based on Riks-Stroke, the Swedish stroke register

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Ola Ghatnekar; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stroke; atrial fibrillation; cost of illness; utility; mapping; Sweden; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning;

    Abstract : The costs for stroke management and reduced health related quality of life (QoL) can extend throughout life as mental and physical disabilities are common. The aim of this thesis was to quantify this stroke-related burden with data from Riks-Stroke (RS), the Swedish stroke register. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk factors in ischemic stroke

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Katarina Jood; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN; MEDICINE; stroke; ischemic stroke subtypes; genetics; polymorphism; fibrinolysis; obesity; stress;

    Abstract : Ischemic stroke is a complex disease in which environmental and genetic factors make about equal contributions to the etiology. However, knowledge regarding the molecular basis of the genetic influence and the impact of specific lifestyle factors is limited. READ MORE