Search for dissertations about: "Klinisk minnesforskning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words Klinisk minnesforskning.

  1. 1. Pathophysiological Mechanisms and Diagnostic Markers in Alzheimer’s Disease

    Author : Joakim Hertze; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alzheimer’s disease; mild cognitive impairment; white matter lesions; brain reserve; blood-brain barrier; angiogenesis; neuroinflammation; neurogranin; YKL-40; VEGF; IGF; ICAM-1; VCAM-1;

    Abstract : Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common cause of dementia, is a growing concern. As the life expectancy increases across the globe, the number of affected people is estimated to reach 100 million by 2050. READ MORE

  2. 2. Recognition of dementia with Lewy bodies. Prevalence of core signs, medical treatments and survival in Swedish nursing homes and short-term homes

    Author : Iris Zahirovic; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; DEMENTIA; Dementia care; Lewy Body Disease; Geriatric Medicine; Neurocognitive disorders; Antipsychotic Agents therapeutic use; Survival; Prevalence of symptoms;

    Abstract : Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is an underdiagnosed neurocognitive disorder thatincludes several complex neurological and psychological signs, which are challenging toclinical diagnostics. The recognition of this neurocognitive disorder should beimproved because people with DLB exhibit a good treatment response to anti-dementiamedications but experience severe adverse events if treated with anti-psychoticmedicine. READ MORE

  3. 3. Long Term Outcome and Prediction Models of Cognition, Activities of Daily Living and Nursing Home Placement in Alzheimer’s Disease with Cholinesterase Inhibitor Treatment

    Author : Carina Wattmo; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; longitudinal studies; nursing home placement; activities of daily living; cognition; Alzheimer s disease; cholinesterase inhibitors; disease progression; predictors; statistical models.;

    Abstract : Background Prospective longitudinal studies in Alzheimer's disease (AD) that include cholinesterase inhibitor (ChEI) treatment in routine clinical settings are scarce. The patients vary in severity of the disease, clinical course, rate of progression and response to treatment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dementia with Lewy bodies - a clinical and neurological approach

    Author : Elisabet Londos; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alzheimers diseases; Clinical features; Neuropathology; Cerebral Blood Flow; Gerontologi; Gerontology; Dementia; Lewy bodies;

    Abstract : Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is a dementia disorder, clinically characterized by fluctuating cognitive impairment, attention deficits, visual hallucinations, parkinsonism and other neuropsychiatric features. Sensitivity to neuroleptic medication is a common finding. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dementia with Lewy bodies —an Investigation of Cause and Consequence

    Author : Fredrik Boström; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lewy body disease; Alzheimers disease; Dementia; Dementia with Lewy bodies;

    Abstract : Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is today considered to be the second most common primary neurodegenerative dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. However, the disease has only been a clearly defined entity for 13 years. READ MORE