Search for dissertations about: "MNA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the word MNA.

  1. 1. Inhibition of acute allogaft rejection - experimental transplant studies with biological and chemical immunosuppressants

    University dissertation from Department of Experimental Surgery, Malmö University Hospital, SE-205 02 MALMÖ

    Author : Zhongquan Qi; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; serology; Immunology; tacrolimus; MNA; leflunomide; cyclosporine; drug effects; graft survival; immunosuppression; heart; animal; transplantation; Immunologi; serologi; Surgery; orthopaedics; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi;

    Abstract : In clinical transplantation immunosuppressive agents are used in combination with the objective to achieve additive effects and less toxicity. A large number of novel drugs are candidates for clinical introduction at this time and experiments in animal models have an important role to play. READ MORE

  2. 2. The complexity of nutritional status for persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease a nursing challenge

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Sigrid Odencrants; Margareta Ehnfors; Anna Ehrenberg; Susan Grobe; Karin Axelsson; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; assessment; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; instruments; MNA; MUST; nursing; nutritional status; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Caring Sciences w. Medical Focus; Omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning;

    Abstract : Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most widespread diseases globally. A commonly reported symptom is impaired nutritional status, which is often discussed in the literature as difficult to assess. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aspects of treatment and care of nursing home residents. Challenges and possibilities

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : BEATA BORGSTRÖM BOLMSJÖ; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Elderly; Nursing Homes; Heart Failure; MNA; Nutritional Status; Malnutrition; Renal function; CKD stages; General Practitioners; Qualitative study;

    Abstract : Background: Elderly people living in nursing homes (NHs) have multiple diseases as well as risk factors that may complicate optimal medication. Malnutrition and impaired renal function are two of those risk factors. Heart failure is common and may often not be treated or diagnosed adequately in elderly patients. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nutritional Intervention in Elderly People Admitted to Resident Homes

    University dissertation from Institutionen för medicin och vård

    Author : Kerstin Wikby; Anna-Christina Ek; Lennart Christensson; Per-Olof Sandman; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Elderly people; resident homes; comparison; nutritional intervention; education; individualised care; inter-rater reliability; appetite; qualitative method; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim was to investigate the effects of an intervention, based on education given to staff and implementation of an individualized nutritional programme given to the residents, to compare assessments on admission with a previous study, and to perform diagnostic test and inter-rater reliability of the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA). A further aim was to identify and describe factors with regard to appetite among the residents. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prevalence of malnutrition and determinants of nutritional status among elderly people : a population-based study in rural Bangladesh

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Tamanna Ferdous; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Introduction: Both the number and proportion of persons aged 60+ years are growing rapidly in almost all countries of the world. Research shows that elderly people are nutritionally vulnerable and that their nutritional profiles differ with type of disease. READ MORE