Search for dissertations about: "Lena Hellström-Westas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Lena Hellström-Westas.

  1. 1. Effects of Delayed versus Early Cord Clamping on Healthy Term Infants

    Author : Ola Andersson; Lena Hellström-Westas; Magnus Domellöf; Heike Rabe; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; active management; birth; breast feeding; cord clamping; ferritin; growth; haemoglobin; human infant; infections; iron; iron deficiency; iron deficiency anemia; iron status; morbidity; neurodevelopment; randomised controlled trial; umbilical cord; Pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study maternal and infant effects of delayed cord clamping (≥180 seconds, DCC) compared to early (≤10 seconds, ECC) in a randomised controlled trial. Practice and guidelines regarding when to clamp the cord vary globally, and different meta-analyses have shown contradictory conclusions on benefits and disadvantages of DCC and ECC. READ MORE

  2. 2. Breastfeeding in mothers of preterm infants : Prevalence and effects of support

    Author : Jenny Ericson; Renée Flacking; Mats Eriksson; Lena Hellström-Westas; Helena Wigert; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Breastfeeding; preterm infant; mother; support; prevalence; Pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe the prevalence of breastfeeding in preterm infants and to evaluate the effectiveness and mother’s experiences of proactive person-centred telephone support after discharge. Furthermore, to describe the duration of breastfeeding and risks of ceasing breastfeeding up to 12 months. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aspects of neonatal intensive care and anesthesia : Thermal balance and respiratory management

    Author : Victoria Karlsson; Johan Ågren; Lena Hellström-Westas; Filip Fredén; Valeria Perez de Sa; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Neonatal; anesthesia; kangaroo-mother-care; skin-to-skin care; carbon dioxide;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on four articles originating from three studies conducted in the neonatal intensive care unit and the children’s operating deparment at Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden.The overall aim was to obtain new knowledge about thermal balance and care environment in extremely preterm infants during skin-to-skin care (SSC), evaluate different methods of intraoperative monitoring of carbon dioxide (CO2), and to investigate how different levels of inhaled oxygen affect infants’ oxygenation during anesthesia and surgery. READ MORE

  4. 4. Care for the New-Born : Breastfeeding and Skin-to-Skin Contact

    Author : Paola Oras; Eva-Lotta Funkquist; Lena Hellström Westas; Tomas Ljungberg; Kerstin Hedberg Nyqvist; Jonna Bornemark; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Breastfeeding; Lactation; Human Milk; Newborn; Infant; Preterm Infant; Kangaroo Mother Care; Mother-infant interaction; Parent-Child Relations; Object Attachment; Self Efficacy; Implementation Science; Quality of healthcare; Quality improvement; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Breastfeeding is associated with improved health in mothers and children and human milk is especially beneficial for preterm infants. The vast majority of pregnant women in Sweden intend to breastfeed, but breastfeeding rates are suboptimal, with even lower rates for preterm infants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health sector and community response to child maltreatment in Sweden and in a European context

    Author : Gabriel Otterman; Lena Hellström-Westas; Staffan Janson; Steven Lucas; Jacqueline Mok; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Child physical abuse; Cause of death; Child death review; Disclosure; Police report; Child mortality; Register data; Multidisciplinary team; Pediatrik; Pediatrics; Pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Background Child maltreatment is a public health problem of global magnitude. This thesis examined different aspects of the multi-sector response to child maltreatment in Sweden and in Europe.Aims To explore how child physical abuse (CPA) is disclosed and how adolescents perceive adult support when they report physical abuse. READ MORE