Search for dissertations about: "Fasting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 238 swedish dissertations containing the word Fasting.

  1. 1. Reduced Preoperative Fasting in Children

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Hanna Andersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Fasting; Children; Preoperative; Pulmonary Aspiration; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care;

    Abstract : Preoperative fasting is recommended in order to reduce the risk of perioperative pulmonary aspiration. However, preoperative fasting may have negative effects on patient wellbeing and homeostasis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ramadan in Java : The Joy and Jihad of Ritual Fasting

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : André Möller; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; traweh; tarawih; holy month; Blora; Yogyakarta; anthropology; lived Islam; written Islam; normative Islam; jihad; Muslim ritual; Java; Muslim; religion; Indonesia; Islam in Indonesia; Islam in Java; Ramadan; fasting; slametan; ruwahan; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ;

    Abstract : FASTING DURING THE holy month of Ramadan is both a joy and a jihad for the Islamic community in Java, and it is arguably the most highly esteemed Muslim ritual in Indonesia (and beyond). To be given the opportunity to abstain from food, drink and sexual relations from the early morning hours until sunset during an entire month in a tropical climate - only to fill the nights with additional and supererogatory Ramadanic rituals - is thus waited upon each year and seen as a true blessing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Intermittent fasting in chickens Physiological mechanisms and welfare implications for broiler breeders

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Caroline Lindholm; [2019]

    Abstract : Broiler breeder chickens are the parent stock used to produce broiler chickens raised for human consumption and have long been caught in a welfare dilemma. The immensely successful selection of fast-growing meat-type chickens over the last 80 years has created a remarkably efficient meat-producer and given us access to cheap chicken meat but has also created health problems for the animals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sources of Arachidonic Acid in Platelets, Bone, Marrow and Gastrointestinal Tract

    University dissertation from Department of Internal Medcine, University Hospital of Lund

    Author : Li Zhou; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Phospholipids; Megakaryocyte; Lysophosphatidylcholine; Lipoproteins; Linoleic acid; Intralipid; Interconversion; Gastrointestinal tract; Plasma free fatty acids; Fasting; Dietary fatty acids; Desaturase; Cholesterol; Chylomicron remnant; Chylomicron; Arachidonic acid; Bone marrow; Platelets; Protein S; Prothrombin; Triglycerides.; Biochemistry; Metabolism; Biokemi; metabolism;

    Abstract : This study investigates pathways by which the eicosanoid precursor pools in the platelets, bone marrow and the gastrointestinal (GI) mucosa are acquired and regulated, and in this context some aspects on the interaction between triglyceride (TG)-rich lipoproteins and platelets. 1. READ MORE

  5. 5. Acute Confusional State in Elderly Patients with Hip Fracture. Identification of risk factors and intervention using a prehospital and perioperative management program

    University dissertation from Karin Björkman Björkelund

    Author : Karin Björkman Björkelund; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; postoperative confusion; mortality; pain; fasting; hypoxemia; complications; ASA; Anemia; transfusion.; anesthesia;

    Abstract : Abstract The overall aim of this thesis was to increase knowledge about underlying causes and perioperative risk factors of Acute Confusional State (ACS) in elderly patients with hip fracture and to investigate the effect of a multi-factorial intervention program in order to decrease the number of patients who develop ACS. The aim in paper I was to describe elderly patients with hip fracture on the basis of the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ ASA classification system and to identify preoperative risk factors in relation to the postoperative outcome measured up to 4-months after surgery. READ MORE