Search for dissertations about: "Asthma prognosis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words Asthma prognosis.

  1. 1. Health-Related Quality of Life in Asthma

    Author : Mai Leander; Anna Rask-Andersen; Christer Janson; Alf Tunsäter; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; Adult; Quality of Life; Cohort Studies; Longitudinal study; Questionnaires; Epidemiology; Prognosis; Gothenburg Quality of Life Instrument; Göteborg Quality of Life Instrument; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; asthma; adult; quality of life; cohort studies; longitudinal study; questionnaires; epidemiology; prognosis; Gothenburg quality of life instrument;

    Abstract : Health-related quality of life (HRQL) has become an important outcome in asthma, since traditional outcomes, such as respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function, might not entirely express the patient’s perception of the limitations caused by the disease. The aim of this thesis was to study HRQL in asthma and to analyse if HRQL was related to asthma onset and prognosis. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Longitudinal Study of Asthma : Risk Factors and Prognosis

    Author : Monica Uddenfeldt; Anna Rask-Andersen; Christer Janson; Dan Norbäck; Kjell Larsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : asthma epidemiology; longitudinal studies; obstructive airway symptoms; risk factors; BMI; diet; smoking; allergic sensitization; atopy; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to identify risk factors for the onset of adult asthma. Other objectives were to study determinants of smoking habits and the association between sensitization and outcome of asthma. In 1990, a questionnaire was distributed to 12,732 individuals from three age groups (16, 30-39 and 60-69 years) in two counties of Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diagnosis of eczema in preschool children and course of disease during childhood

    Author : Laura von Kobyletzki; Dermatologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Child; preschool; dermatitis; atopic diagnosis; infant; questionnaire; written parental; atopic dermatitis; preschool child; longitudinal study; prognosis; epidemiology; asthma; and rhinititis;

    Abstract : Abstract In childhood atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most frequent inflammatory condition. Validated eczema questionnaires have been available for schoolchildren only, but the incidence of atopic dermatitis is highest during infancy. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Voice of the Patient

    Author : Hampus Kiotseridis; Lund Lungmedicin och Allergologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rhinitis; asthma; Patient-reported outcome; health-related quality of life; Children; asthma control; pollen warning; grass pollen allergy;

    Abstract : Allergic diseases, which constitute a global health problem, have been defined as one of the epidemics of the twenty-first century. Since there are no cures for allergic diseases today, the goal of treatment is to get the disease under control so that the patient can live a normal life with optimal chances of development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Epidemiological Studies of Childhood Wheeze - Risk factors and Long-term Outcome

    Author : Emma Goksör; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : children; wheezing; asthma; smoke exposure; gender; antibiotics; fish; paracetamol;

    Abstract : Wheezing with viral infections is common in childhood and both genetic and environmental factors have been reported to influence the risk of subsequent asthma development. The overall aim of this thesis was to study the factors influencing the risk of wheezing at preschool age and the long-term outcome following severe wheezing in early life. READ MORE