Search for dissertations about: "Birgitta Johansson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words Birgitta Johansson.

  1. 1. Eating problems in patients with head and neck cancer treated with radiotherapy : Needs, problems and support during the trajectory of care

    Author : Maria Larsson; Elsy Athlin; Birgitta Hedelin; Inger Johansson; Birgitta Sidenvall; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; head and neck cancer patients; radiotherapy; eating problems; nutrition; support; trajectory of care; nurse clinics.; Nursing; Omvårdnad; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad; fd vårdvet. ;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to acquire knowledge about daily life with focus on eating problems during the trajectory of care for patients with head and neck cancer treated with radiotherapy. Method: The data in study I were gained from medical and nursing records of 50 patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of neutrophil activation and differentiation on membrane receptor mobility

    Author : Birgitta Johansson; Nils Petersen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The human neutrophils comprise the first line of defence against invading microorganisms. Activation of membrane receptors for bacterial nformyl peptides, exemplified by formylmethionyl-leucyl phenylalanine (fMLF), and complement cleavage products are instrumental for neutrophil chemotaxis, phagocytosis and activation of the NADPH oxidase, generating reactive oxygen metabolites. READ MORE

  3. 3. Intensified primary health care for cancer patients : Utilisation of medical services

    Author : Birgitta Johansson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Cancer; home care services; general practitioner; utilisation of medical services; prediction; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis is to evaluate the effects of an Intensified Primary Health Care (IPHC) intervention on GPs' and home care nurses' possibilities to monitor and support cancer patients, and on cancer patients utilisation of medical services. A further aim is to identify determinants of cancer patients' utilisation of such services. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspects of Intraoperative Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

    Author : Birgitta Johansson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : atrial fibrillation; intraoperative ablation; radiofrequency; cryo; epicardial; quality of life; atrial function; predictors of rhythm;

    Abstract : Background: Increasing knowledge about mechanisms that trigger and maintain atrial fibrillation (AF) has influenced the possibilities for treatment and even cure of AF. The surgical Cox Maze III procedure is still the gold standard for the curative treatment of AF. READ MORE

  5. 5. Oxygen deficiency and the ecology of Baltic macrobenthos

    Author : Birgitta Johansson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

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