Search for dissertations about: "Bo Lundbäck"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Bo Lundbäck.

  1. 1. Asthma, chronic bronchitis and respiratory symptoms : prevalence and important determinants

    Author : Bo Lundbäck; Jacob Boe; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; chronic bronchitis; epidemiology; prevalence; determinants;

    Abstract : The Obstructive Lung Disease in Northern Sweden study's (OLIN) overall aim is prevention of obstructive airways diseases; asthma, chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The first part of the OLIN study was a cross- sectional study in three phases, which aimed to estimate the prevalence obstructive lung diseases and to collect data on possible determinants of diseases. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lung function and prevalence trends in asthma and COPD

    Author : Helena Backman; Eva Rönmark; Bo Lundbäck; Linnea Hedman; Sven-Arne Jansson; Arnulf Langhammer; 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; reference values; spirometry; risk factors; respiratory symptoms;

    Abstract : Background: Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are common obstructive airway diseases with a substantial burden in terms of morbidity, mortality and costs. Smoking is the single most important risk factor for COPD, and is associated with incident asthma. READ MORE

  3. 3. Epidemiology of asthma in primary school children

    Author : Anders Bjerg Bäcklund; Eva Rönmark; Bo Lundbäck; Thomas Sandström; Giovanni Viegi; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; wheeze; child; allergic sensitisation; prevalence; remission; risk factor; trend; Lung diseases; Lungsjukdomar;

    Abstract : Background: Childhood asthma has increased worldwide, although recent studies report a prevalence plateau in some western countries.Aims: To investigate the prevalence of asthma and the associated risk factor patterns from ages 7-8 to 11-12 with special emphasis on the hereditary component, and further to study prevalence trends at age 7-8 from 1996 to 2006 and the possible determinants of these trends. READ MORE

  4. 4. Secondary exposure to inhaled tobacco products

    Author : Matz Larsson; Scott M. Montgomery; Kjell Larsson; Bo Lundbäck; Luke Clancy; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Även andra individer än rökaren kan påverkas av tobaksrökning. Syftet med denna avhandling var att undersöka några sådana effekter. Studierna omfattar såväl passiv rökning som exponering under graviditet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) : prevalence, incidence, decline in lung function and risk factors

    Author : Anne Lindberg; Bo Lundbäck; Rune Lundgren; Lars-Gunnar Larsson; Sven Larsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Prevalence; Incidence; Decline in Lung Function; Risk Factors; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : The Obstructive Lung Disease in Northern Sweden (OLIN) Studies started in 1985 as an epidemiological project with the aim to detect preventable risk factors for obstructive lung diseases and allergy. In recent years there has been a focus also on obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) besides asthma and allergy. READ MORE