Search for dissertations about: "symptom severity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 104 swedish dissertations containing the words symptom severity.

  1. 1. Mobile systems for monitoring Parkinson's disease

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Mevludin Memedi; Högskolan Dalarna.; Örebro universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; PAULINA - Uppföljning av Parkinsonsymptom från hemmet; PAULINA - Uppföljning av Parkinsonsymptom från hemmet; automatic assessments; data visualization; data-driven modelling; home assessments; information technology; mobile computing; objective measures; Parkinson’s disease; quantitative assessments; remote monitoring; spirography; symptom severity; tapping tests; telemedicine; telemetry; time series analysis; web technology.; Information technology; Informationsteknologi; Datavetenskap; Computer Science; web technology;

    Abstract : A challenge for the clinical management of Parkinson's disease (PD) is the large within- and between-patient variability in symptom profiles as well as the emergence of motor complications which represent a significant source of disability in patients. This thesis deals with the development and evaluation of methods and systems for supporting the management of PD by using repeated measures, consisting of subjective assessments of symptoms and objective assessments of motor function through fine motor tests (spirography and tapping), collected by means of a telemetry touch screen device. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cold Sensitivity in injured and normal hands. Consequences for daily life

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Ingela Carlsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Behavioural treatment; cold sensitivity; Cold Intolerance Symptom Severity questionnaire; cold intolerance; Cold Sensitivity Severity scale; hand injury; health-related quality of life; hand-arm vibration syndrome; occupation; Potential Work Exposure Scale;

    Abstract : Cold sensitivity is a common and persistent complaint after various hand injuries and diseases. The general aim of the thesis was to investigate the consequences of cold sensitivity for daily life in patients with traumatic hand injuries and hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). READ MORE

  3. 3. Corticosteroids in advanced cancer : Epidemiology, symptom relief and patient experiences

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Oncology-Pathology

    Author : Staffan Lundström; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Corticosteroids; cancer; palliative care; anorexia; nausea; symptom assessment; existential;

    Abstract : Cortisol is the principal circulating glucocorticoid in man and has a wide variety of effects in the body. In advanced metastatic cancer, glucocorticoids are used to alleviate symptoms such as anorexia, poor strength and poor wellbeing. The mechanisms behind the symptom relieving effects are still unclear. READ MORE

  4. 4. Premenstrual syndrome a study of change in cyclicity, severity and sexuality

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ulla-Britt Ekholm; Umeå universitet.; [1991]

    Abstract : 82 women seeking help for the Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) were successively recruited into a research project on PMS. All of them performed daily self-ratings during one menstrual cycle and 54 of them during two cycles.Including the patients with two rated cycles the change between cycles in cyclicity and preovulatory symptoms was studied. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Swedish Male Population Prevalence, Distress and Quality of Life

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gabriella Engström; Mälardalens högskola.; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Public health; men; population-based study; prevalence; urinary symptom; health care consultation; DAN-PSS; distress; LUTS; postal questionnaire; health; sadness; happiness; SF-36; Quality of Life; Folkhälsomedicin;

    Abstract : The aim the thesis was to investigate, the prevalence of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS). Moreover, we examine symptom severity and different levels of distress and describe how different symptoms from the lower urinary tract affect the self-assessed health, sadness, happiness and the quality of life in men. READ MORE