Search for dissertations about: "Asthma"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 443 swedish dissertations containing the word Asthma.

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

    Author : Rain Jõgi; Amund Gulsvik; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

  2. 2. Asthma in Primary Care : Severity, Treatment and Level of Control

    Author : Björn Ställberg; Gunnar Johansson; Kurt Svärdsudd; Bo Lundbäck; Eva Rönmark; Olle Zetterström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adherence; adolescent; adult; asthma; asthma classification; asthma control; asthma severity; compliance; drug therapy; hyperresponsiveness; primary health care; smoking; asthma treatment.; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Aims. The overall aim was to examine the severity, treatment and level of control in patients with asthma in primary care in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Organisation of Asthma in Primary Care, Quality of Life and Sex-related Aspects in Asthma Outcomes

    Author : Karin Lisspers; Gunnar Johansson; Kurt Svärdsudd; Kjell Larsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; Primary Health Care; Cross-Sectional Studies; Quality of Health Care; Asthma clinic; Spirometer; Asthma management; Knowledge; Outcome Assessment; Control; Symptoms; Quality of Life; Sex; Menopause; Sex Hormones; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Objectives: To investigate the organisation of asthma care in primary care and evaluate outcomes for patients attending primary care centres with and without asthma clinics.Other objectives were to study the association between quality of life and asthma control in patients in primary care and to analyse sex differences regarding asthma outcomes related to menopausal status. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social determinants in asthma : population-based studies on asthma and respiratory symptoms in relation to occupation, occupational exposure and socioeconomic status

    Author : Christian Schyllert; Anne Lindberg; Eva Rönmark; Martin Andersson; Magnus Ekström; Linnea Hedman; Ernst Omenaas; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; Signs and Symptoms; Respiratory; Social Determinants of Health; Socioeconomic Factors; Epidemiology; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background: Asthma is one of the most common chronic obstructive airway diseases among children and adults, with a prevalence between 6-11% in European countries. It is also the most common work-related occupational respiratory disease. READ MORE