Search for dissertations about: "Johan Ahlner"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Johan Ahlner.

  1. 1. Practical and clinical use of opioids

    Author : Salumeh Bastami; Srinivas Uppugunduri; Johan Ahlner; Peter Höglund; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : Pain is a common symptom of a number of conditions including cancer and one of the most frequent reasons for seeking healthcare. Acute and chronic pain result in considerable discomfort with a detrimental impact on the quality of life. Opioids are the mainstay of pain management for many patients with severe pain. READ MORE

  2. 2. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Psychiatry : Some aspects of utility in clinical practice and research

    Author : Maria Dolores Chermá Yeste; Finn Bengtsson; Johan Ahlner; Ylva Böttiger; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TDM; psychoactive drug; pharmacokinetics; pharmacogenetics; naturalistic; elderly; child; Clinical pharmacology; Klinisk farmakologi;

    Abstract : Background and objectives: Several new psychoactive drugs for the treatment of psychiatric disorders have been introduced onto the market since the late 1980s. Basic aspects of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics (PK) are investigated before approval for general prescription. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk Talk : On Communicating Benefits and Harms in Health Care

    Author : Mikael Hoffmann; Karin Kjellgren; Mats Hammar; Johan Ahlner; Bengt Mattson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; risk; communication; menopause; hormone replacement therapy; physician-patient relations; Clinical pharmacology; Klinisk farmakologi;

    Abstract : One of the most critical elements in empowering the patient, and ensuring concordance, is communication of the possible benefits and harms of different actions in health care. Risk assessment is a complex task due both to the different interpretations of the concept of risk, and the common lack of hard facts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Drug-related morbidity and mortality : Pharmacoepidemiological aspects

    Author : Anna K. Jönsson; Staffan Hägg; Johan Ahlner; Henrik Druid; Jörg Mörland; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adverse drug reactions; pharmacoepidemiology; antipsychotics; venous; thromboembolism; warfarin; haemorrhage; intoxication; medico-legal autopsies; mortality; Läkemedelsbiverkningar; farmakoepidemiologi; antipsykotika; venös tromboembolism; warfarin; blödning; intoxikation; rättsmedicinska obduktioner; fatal; Clinical pharmacology; Klinisk farmakologi;

    Abstract : Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) constitute a significant health problem with consequences for the patient as well as for society. Suspected ADRs have been reported to occur in about 2-14% of hospitalised patients. In about 5% of deceased hospitalised patients suspected ADRs may have caused or contributed to the fatal outcome. READ MORE

  5. 5. P-glycoprotein and chiral antidepressant drugs : Pharmacokinetic, pharmacogenetic and toxicological aspects

    Author : Louise Karlsson; Fredrik C. Kugelberg; Finn Bengtsson; Johan Ahlner; Aleksander A. Mathé; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is formed by the capillary endothelial cells, joined together by tight junctions, with transporter proteins. BBB acts to regulate the brain concentrations of substances including many drugs. READ MORE