Search for dissertations about: "Foot problems"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words Foot problems.

  1. 1. Self-care, foot problems and health in Tanzanian diabetic patients and comparisons with matched Swedish diabetic patients

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Bibbi Smide; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Diabetes mellitus; Self-care; Foot problems; SF-36; Tanzania; Sweden; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to study self-care, foot problems and self-perceived health in 150 consecutively invited Tanzanian diabetic patients and to compare them with gender- and age-matched Swedish diabetic patients (n=150) from a middle Sweden area. The main study was cross-sectional and took place at a diabetes clinic in Dar es Salaam. READ MORE

  2. 2. Foot lesions in diabetic patients aged 15-20 years a population-based study

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Bengt Borssén; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Diabetes mellitus; Foot deformities; Sensory threshold; M. extensor digitorum brevis;

    Abstract : Foot problems are not only the most common but in general also the most severe of the diabetic complications. The age group 15-50 yrs in this study was chosen because these patients were considered to be at their most active age and were felt to require optimal foot function. READ MORE

  3. 3. Low-Cost Navigation Systems A Study of Four Problems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Isaac Skog; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Navigation; Inertial Navigation; Pedestrian Navigation; Inertial Measurement Unit; Time Synchronization; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Signal processing; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Signalbehandling;

    Abstract : Today the area of high-cost and high-performance navigation for vehicles is a well-developed field. The challenge now is to develop high-performance navigation systems using low-cost sensortechnology. READ MORE

  4. 4. More than a foot : gait, gross motor skills, neurodevelopmental difficulties and health-related quality of life in children with idiopathic clubfoot

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Women's and Children's Health

    Author : Elin Lööf; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Introduction: Idiopathic clubfoot (IC) is one of the most common congenital musculoskeletal deformities and can affect one or both feet of the child. However, knowledge beyond the structural deformity is still limited. This thesis aimed to evaluate unexplored fields by including measures that might affect the children’s overall health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Living with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Britta Berglund; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ehlers-Danlos syndrome EDS ; functional health status; joint hypermobility; chronic pain; foot pain; skin disorders; connective tissue; acceptance of disability; sense of coherence.;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on how individuals with the Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), an inherited connective-tissue disorder, experience and describe their daily lives with focus on physical and psychosocial problems. The syndrome primarily affects the skin, ligaments, joints and blood vessels and the symptoms in EDS vary from mild to more severe forms. READ MORE