Search for dissertations about: "stroke"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 546 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 : Agricultural Sciences Veterinary Science Clinical Science; Lantbruksvetenskaper Veterinärmedicin Klinisk vetenskap; 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. Stroke care in Sweden : Hospital care and patient follow-up based on Riks-Stroke, the National Quality Register for Stroke Care

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Eva-Lotta Glader; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences Clinical Medicine; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Klinisk medicin; stroke care; quality register; routine clinical practice; validation; sex differences; stroke units; atrial fibrillation; oral anticoagulants; post-stroke fatigue;

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  3. 3. 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 : Medical and Health Sciences Health Sciences Nursing; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Hälsovetenskaper Omvårdnad; 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

  4. 4. Depression after stroke

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Monica Åström; Umeå universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences; Medicin och hälsovetenskap; Medical and Health Sciences Clinical Medicine Psychiatry; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Klinisk medicin Psykiatri; Cerebrovascular disorders; stroke; depression; living conditions; life satisfaction; social network; dysphasia; self-care ability; cerebral atrophy; dexamethasone;

    Abstract : Both stroke and depression are major health problems in the elderly. In this study, the prevalence of major depression after stroke was investigated in a well-defined sample of acute stroke patients (n=80), followed up at 3 months, 1 year, 2 and 3 years after the stroke event. Links to biological and psychosocial factors were examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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 : Medical and Health Sciences Clinical Medicine; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Klinisk medicin; 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