Search for dissertations about: "Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 131 swedish dissertations containing the words Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

  1. 1. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients´ Perspectives, Impact of the Disease and Utilization of Spirometry

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mats Arne; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic disease; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; diabetes mellitus; diagnosis; health status; spirometry; physical activity; public health survey; qualitative method; quality of life; rheumatoid arthritis.; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Lung diseases; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Lungsjukdomar; Lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from different perspectives. Focus was on patients at the time of diagnosis, impact of the disease in comparison to other chronic diseases, factors associated with good health and quality of life (QoL), and diagnostic spirometry in clinical practice. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Anne Lindberg; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Prevalence; Incidence; Decline in Lung Function; Risk Factors; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN 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

  3. 3. Obstructive pulmonary disease : Studies of acute exacerbations and immunologic status

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Inger Dahlén; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; asthma; COPD; acute exacerbations; inflammatory markers; psychologicalfactors; bone markers; immunological skin tests; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : In this thesis, different aspects of the treatment and care of patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have been studied.In a study of 50 patients seeking medical care for an acute exacerbation of asthma or COPD, we studied inflammatory markers in blood, sputum and urine. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nutritional Depletion in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Effect on Morbidity, Mortality and Physical Capacity

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Runa Hallin; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; nutrition; pulmonary rehabilitation; physical capasity; systemic inflammation; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Lung diseases; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Lungsjukdomar;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this work was to examine the effects of depleted nutritional status on some aspects of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).Morbidity. In paper І, we found that energy intake was lower than the calculated energy demand for all patients. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cardiovascular aspects on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with focus on ischemic ECG abnormalities, QT prolongation and arterial stiffness

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Ulf Nilsson; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epidemiology; COPD; ischemic heart disease; cardiovascular disease; ECG; spirometry; Cardiology; kardiologi;

    Abstract : BackgroundChronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD) is an under-diagnosed disease with a prevalence of approximately 10%, highly dependent on age and smoking habits. Comorbidities are common in COPD and of these, cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the most common. READ MORE