Search for dissertations about: "Herbert Sandström"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Herbert Sandström.

  1. 1. Catch Atrial Fibrillation, Prevent Stroke : Detection of atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias with short intermittent ECG

    Author : Tijn Hendrikx; Herbert Sandström; Mårten Rosenqvist; Per Wester; Peter Nilsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; atrial fibrillation; screening; primary prevention; secondary prevention; handheld ECG; Cardiology; kardiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia in the adult population, affecting about 5% of the population over 65 years. Occurrence of AF is an independent risk factor for stroke, and together with other cardiovascular risk factors (CHADS2/CHA2DS2- VASc), the stroke risk increases. READ MORE

  2. 2. Experiences of diabetes care - patients' and nurses' perspectives

    Author : Åsa Hörnsten; Berit Lundman; Herbert Sandström; Barbara Paterson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing; diabetes type 2; hemoglobin A1c; Primary health care; clinical encounters; group sessions; intervention; professional perspective; patient perspective; narratives; qualitative content analysis; Omvårdnad; Nursing; Omvårdnad; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: In order to provide good diabetes care it is important for the health care professionals to share patients’ personal understanding of living with diabetes, which differs from a professional understanding of the illness. Patients’ beliefs about health, illness, control and cure are predictive of the outcome of lifestyle changes and pharmacological treatment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Illness integration, self-management and patient-centred support in type 2 diabetes

    Author : Lena Jutterström; Åsa Hörnsten; Ulf Isaksson; Herbert Sandström; Unn-Britt Johansson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Type 2 diabetes; illness integration; turning points; self-management; patient-centredness; diabetes care; primary health care; intervention; randomised controlled study; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Type 2 diabetes is a serious disease that is increasing globally. The focus of diabetes care has been to prevent diabetes related complications and thereby reduce mortality. An older population, the disease progression and decreased ability to perform self-management activities increases the risk for complications. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessment of tympanic membrane : a study of children with otitis media in general practice

    Author : Thorbjörn Lundberg; Herbert Sandström; Sten Hellström; Claude Laurent; Magnus Von Unge; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Family Medicine; allmänmedicin; oto-rhino-laryngologi; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology;

    Abstract : Background Acute otitis media (AOM) is a common disease in children and is causing great discomfort and disability worldwide but many areas are underserved regarding skilled professional. Tele-otology offers a promising technique to provide ear health globally. Diagnostic accuracy of AOM has regardless of method been found to be low. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nutritional aspects of behaviour and biology during pregnancy and postpartum

    Author : Anette Lundqvist; Herbert Sandström; Katarina Hamberg; Torbjörn Bäckström; Johan Hultdin; Margareta Larsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; pregnancy; antenatal care; dietary advice; qualitative; dietary intake; cross-sectional; vitamin D levels; alloprenanolone; weight gain; longitudinal; Clinical Chemistry; klinisk kemi;

    Abstract : BackgroundA well-balanced nutritious diet is important for the pregnant woman and the growing fetus, as well as for their future health. Poor nutrition results from both over-consumption of energy-rich foods which can lead to a higher weight gain than is healthy and under-nutrition of essential nutrients. READ MORE