Search for dissertations about: "MEDICIN OCH VÅRD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 378 swedish dissertations containing the words MEDICIN OCH VÅRD.

  1. 1. Dilemmas in palliative chemotherapy when approaching end-of-life

    Author : Ulla Näppä; Bertil Axelsson; Birgit H Rasmussen; Olav Lindqvist; Gunilla Enblad; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; cancer; chemotherapy; decision-making; dilemma; palliative care; performance status; questionnaire; registered nurse; kyselylomake; ongelma; palliatiivinen hoito; päätöksenteko; sairaanhoitaja; sytostaattihoito; syöpä; yleistila; allmäntillstånd; beslutsprocess; cancer; cytostatika; dilemma; enkät; palliativ vård; sjuksköterska; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : Background When cure is no longer possible, medical care should aim for a transition to palliative care regardless of disease. Patients with incurable cancer are often treated with palliative chemotherapy (PCT), starting with the intent to prolong life and increase quality of life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Paediatric surgical care in Sweden. Studies on incidence, outcome and access

    Author : Erik Omling; Lund Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; PUBLIC HEALTH; Surgery; Paediatric surgery; Access to care; Quality of care; Epidemiological studies; Appendicitis; Cryptorchidism; Centralisation;

    Abstract : Abstract Background: Advanced paediatric surgery is increasingly centralised in Sweden in order to improve treatment outcomes and reduce surgical risks. However, the overall need for surgery in the paediatric population has not been estimated, and the association between geographic access to surgical facilities and timely treatment for common surgical conditions in children is largely unknown. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sterile water injections and acupuncture as treatment for labour pain

    Author : Lena Mårtensson; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Labour pain; pain relief; sterile water injections; acupuncture; survey; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Medical sciences; Medicin;

    Abstract : Most women experience pain during labour. Complementary pain relief methods such as sterile water injections and acupuncture are two alternatives for the child birthing women. The lack of knowledge about the use of these methods in clinical practice creates the need to develop and evaluate them. READ MORE

  4. 4. Coagulation, Inflammation and Myocardial Dysfunction in Unstable Coronary Artery Disease and the Influence of Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Inhibition and Low Molecular Weight Heparin

    Author : Stefan James; Lars Wallentin; Agneta Siegbahn; Robbert de Winter; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Acute coronary syndrome; Angina; Mortality; Myocardial infarction; Glycoprotein IIb IIIa inhibition; Troponin; C-reactive protein; Coagulation; Natriuretic peptide; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; kardiologi; Cardiology;

    Abstract : Hjärt-kärl sjukdom är den vanligaste dödsorsaken i västvärlden. Samtidigt som antalet patienter med hjärtinfarkt har minskat, har antalet patienter med instabil kranskärlsjukdom d.v.s. READ MORE

  5. 5. Depression in older people with and without dementia : non-pharmacological interventions and associations between psychotropic drugs and mortality

    Author : Gustaf Boström; Håkan Littbrand; Erik Rosendahl; Peter Nordström; Knut Engedal; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Depression; Dementia; Exercise; Randomized controlled trial; Psychotropic drugs; Mortality; Gender; Residential facilities; Frail elderly; Epidemiology; Cohort study; geriatrik; Geriatrics; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate associations between psychotropic drug use and death, associations between functional capacity, dependency in ADL and depression, and to evaluate a non-pharmacological intervention to reduce depressive symptoms, among older people with and without dementia.There is limited knowledge about the risk of death associated with psychotropic drug use among those aged ≥85 years, those with dementia, or those living in residential care facilities; groups that have a higher intake of psychotropic drugs and who are also more prone to adverse drug reactions. READ MORE