Search for dissertations about: "Asthma-like symptoms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Asthma-like symptoms.

  1. 1. Patients with asthma-like symptoms but negative asthma tests and patients with bronchial asthma

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Karin Ringsberg; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma-like symptoms; bronchial asthma; coping; dyspnoea; education; hyperventilation; lung function; physical exercise; quality of life; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Patients with asthma-like symptoms but with negative results in asthma tests have recently been identified. The symptoms are mainly triggered by strong odours, physical exercise and mental stress. These patients are often misdiagnosed and mistreated. They mostly have to find coping strategies by themselves. READ MORE

  2. 2. Asthma Respiratory Symptoms, Atopy and Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness in Young Adults in Estonia and Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Rain Jõgi; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Asthma; atopic sensitisation; prevalence; epidemiology; ECRHS; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Morbidity of asthma has increased over the world. The reasons for this increase have remained unclear. Studies in children have reported considerable East-West difference in the prevalence of atopy and respiratory allergies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Asthma and IgE-reactivity in childhood : risk factors and consequences

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Institute of Environmental Medicine

    Author : Åsa Neuman; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Many children have asthma-like wheezing symptoms during their first years of life, yet only a minority develop asthma. Attempts to identify wheezing children at increased risk of asthma have been conducted, but the value for the clinician has been limited. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lung function in relation to preterm birth and asthma in early childhood

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset

    Author : Per Thunqvist; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The prevalence of preterm birth (ie., before 37 weeks of gestation) is increasing and estimated to be around 11 % worldwide. In high-income countries, survival is the most probable outcome even after extreme preterm deliveries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Some determinants of sick leave for respiratory disease : Occupation, asthma, obesity, smoking and rehabilitation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Lennart Nathell; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; COPD; cost of illness; obesity; occupations; public health; sick leave; rehabilitation; smoking; treatment outcome;

    Abstract : The cost to society of sick leave and disability pensions is currently the most urgent economic problem in Sweden. The availability of a large sick-listing database, Collective Group Health Insurance, AGS (in Swedish: Avtalsgruppsjukförsäkring) provides a rare opportunity to study sick leave in Sweden. READ MORE