Search for dissertations about: "Josefin Sundh"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Josefin Sundh.

  1. 1. Quality of life, mortality and exacerbations in COPD

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Josefin Sundh; Örebro universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; COPD; HRQL; CCQ; comorbidity; mortality; DOSE index; SMR; exacerbations; asthma COPD clinic; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: Risk factors for poor health related quality of life (HRQL), mortality and exacerbations in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) need to be explored.Objectives: To examine associations of comorbidity and Body Mass Index (BMI) with HRQL using the Clinical COPD Questionnaire (CCQ); to examine the prognostic qualities of the multidimensional instrument DOSE index; to examine the association of health status estimated by the CCQ with mortality; and to examine management of exacerbations and subsequent exacerbation risk. READ MORE