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  1. 16. Physical activity and myocardial infarction : Epidemiological studies on the association between various types of physical activity and the risk of myocardial infarction, including certain aspects of methodology

    Author : Eleonor Fransson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet Institutet för Miljömedicin; []
    Keywords : Physical activity; hypertension; blood lipids; plasma fibrinogen; myocardial infarction; body mass index; recall bias; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Physical activity; hypertension; blood lipids; plasma fibrinogen; myocardial infarction; body mass index; recall bias;

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  2. 17. Pain treatment after surgery : With special reference to patient-controlled analgesia, early extubation and the use of paracetamol

    Author : Pia Holmér Pettersson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Stockholm Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : acetaminophen; analgesia; patient-controlled; analgesics; day surgery; heart surgery; opioid; ketobemidone; pain measurement; pain; postoperative; paracetamol; postoperative nausea and vomiting; visual analogue scale; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Acetaminophen; analgesia; patient-controlled; analgesics; day surgery; heart surgery; opioid; ketobemidone; pain measurement; pain; postoperative; paracetamol; postoperative nausea and vomiting; visual analogue scale;

    Abstract : The introduction of general anaesthesia eliminated pain during surgical operations. After surgery, however, pain and postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) have remained a persistent problem for many patients. The need for analgesics varies widely among patients, therefore standardised treatment protocols are often insufficient pain treatment. READ MORE

  3. 18. Patient safety at emergency departments : challenges with crowding, multitasking and interruptions

    Author : Lena M Berg; Katarina Göransson; Anna Ehrenberg; Jan Florin; Jan Östergren; Birgitta Wireklint Sundström; Lena Berg; Karolinska Institutet Solna Department of Medicine; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Several challenges with patient safety in the emergency department (ED) context have beenpreviously identified, and some commonly mentioned are crowding, multitasking, andinterruptions. The ED is a complex, high-risk work environment where multiple clinicians(physicians, registered nurses [RNs], and licensed practical nurses [LPNs]) are constantlyworking in parallel work processes, in an often crowded ED, while conducting tasksinvolving cognitively demanding decision-making processes. READ MORE

  4. 19. Intimate Partner Violence Among Women of Reproductive Age in Nigeria : Magnitude, Nature and Consequences For Reproductive Health

    Author : Leah Okenwa Emegwa; Leah Okenwa; Stockholm Karolinska institutet Institutionen för folkhälsovetenskap; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) against women is now recognised as a problem of global magnitude, owing to its detrimental consequences on the health, social and economic welfare of women and their children. This scenario has prompted increased research to understand its risk factors and data has indicated contextual variation in this regard, warranting an assessment in each unique setting. READ MORE

  5. 20. Pain relief following cesarean section : short and long term perspectives

    Author : Boel Niklasson; Agneta Blanck; Märta Segerdahl; Susanne Georgsson Öhman; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pain management; Local anesthesia; Cesarean section; Morphine consumption; Postoperative pain; Persistent pain; Risk factors; Quality of daily life; Multimodal treatment; Oxycodone; Codeine; Newborn; Safety; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; pain management;

    Abstract : BackgroundPostoperative pain treatment in women undergoing cesarean section (CS) needs to be effective to enable fast and smooth recovery without adverse outcomes and to improve breastfeeding and bonding between mother and child. It is also important that pain treatment should have minimal impact on the newborn. READ MORE