Search for dissertations about: "Breathlessness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the word Breathlessness.

  1. 1. Prevalence and Pharmacologic Treatment of Breathlessness in Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Zainab Ahmadi; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Breathlessness; Treatment; End of life care; Symptoms; Oxygen; Opioids; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Breathlessness; Treatment; End of life care; Symptoms; Oxygen; Opioids;

    Abstract : AbstractBackgroundChronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Chronic breathlessness is a feared and distressing symptom with significant impact on daily life. Little is known of the prevalence of breathlessness at the end of life in severe COPD. READ MORE

  2. 2. Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution in Relation to Allergy and Asthma in Taiyuan, China

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Zhuohui Zhao; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Indoor air; China; School; Allergen; Dust; Microbial exposure; SO2; Air pollutants; Epidemiology; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD;

    Abstract : The aim was to study the prevalence of asthma, eczema, allergy and respiratory symptoms among pupils in Shanxi province, China, in relation to home and school environment and outdoor air pollution. In one study there was a low prevalence of self-reported asthma, eczema and pollen or pet allergy among pupils (9-20y). READ MORE

  3. 3. Quality of life and ethics-patients with ischemic heart disease

    University dissertation from Department of Medical Ethics, Lund University

    Author : Lars Westin; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Kardiovaskulära systemet; Bioethics; Prognosis; Quality of life; Questionnaires; Cardiovascular system; Myocardial ischemia;

    Abstract : One month and one year after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) (n=296), coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) (n=99) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) (n=18) patients completed a questionnaire for self-assessment of quality of life (QoL) during the period 1989?1991. Patients differed from age- and sex-matched controls (n=88) in both somatic and emotional dimensions, but less after one year of follow-up. READ MORE

  4. 4. Asthma and Respiratory Symptoms in Nordic Countries, Environmental and Personal Risk Factors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : María Ingibjörg Gunnbjörnsdóttir; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Medicine; epidemiology; asthma; respiratory symptoms; prevalence; incidence; indoor dampness; body mass index; gastroesophageal reflux; snoring; indoor allergens; house dust mites; moulds; bacteria; Medicin;

    Abstract : The overall aims of our studies were to identify risk factors for respiratory symptoms and asthma in indoor environment but even to look at some personal risk factors such as body mass index and gastroesophageal reflux. The study population is based on participants of the European Community Respiratory Health Survey I and II. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental Factors in Relation to Asthma and Respiratory Symptoms among Schoolchildren in Sweden and Korea

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jeong-Lim Kim; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Allergen; allergy; asthma; dampness; diet; environment; formaldehyde; nitrogen dioxide; plasticizer; schoolchildren; ultrafine particles; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD;

    Abstract : This thesis studied environmental factors in relation to asthma and respiratory symptoms among schoolchildren in two countries. In Sweden, 1014 pupils (5-14 year) in 8 schools participated. Wheeze was reported by 7.8%, current asthma by 5. READ MORE