Search for dissertations about: "Miljömedicin"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 515 swedish dissertations containing the word Miljömedicin.

  1. 1. International migration and coronary heart disease

    University dissertation from Karolinska institutet, Stockholm

    Author : Ebba Hedlund; Stockholms universitet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Environmental medicine; Miljömedicin; migration; coronary heart disease; country of birth; twins;

    Abstract : In today’s globalised world, with considerable international migration, knowledge about the health of immigrants is becoming increasingly important. In Sweden, about 13% of the population or over one million persons are born outside the country. READ MORE

  2. 2. Serious occupational injuries by "accidents" possible means of prevention and injury mitigation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Torgny Jarl; Umeå universitet.; [1989]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational; accident; injury; prevention; personal safety equipment; emergency action; commercial vehicles;

    Abstract : An analysis of the circumstances preceding severe occupational injuries as a consequence of impacts has shown that well-known risks are of great importance in 75 per cent of the cases. This indicates that the subjective cause "neglect" is common. The negligence is distributed to the same extent among employers as among employees. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vibration exposure of the glabrous skin of the human hand

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ronnie Lundström; Umeå universitet.; [1985]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Vibration; hand; skin; mechanical impedance; mechanoreceptors; tactile perception; high-frequency;

    Abstract : An occupational exposure to hand-arm vibration can cause a complex of neurological, vascular and musculo-skeletal disturbances, known as the 'vibration syndrome'. However, the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms are not at all clear. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exposure to particulate matter and the related health impacts in major Estonian cities

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Hans Orru; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Particulate matter; traffic; health impact assessment; cardiopulmonary; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Environmental medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Miljömedicin; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Particulate matter (PM) is one of the most studied and problematic pollutants due to its toxicity and relati­vely high concentrations. This thesis aims to clarify the main sources and exposures of PM in Tallinn and Tartu, study the associations with health effects, and estimate the extent of those effects with health impact assessment (HIA). READ MORE

  5. 5. Indoor environment and recurrent wheezing in young children

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Institute of Enviromental Medicine

    Author : Gunnel Emenius; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; child; Child; asthma; allergy; wheezing; air pollution; NO2; indoor air quality; building construction; ventilation system; indoor humidity; house dust mites; damp buildings; moisture; moulds; prospective studies;

    Abstract : Recurrent wheezing is one of the most common causes of morbidity and hospitalisation among infants and young children in many westernised countries. Respiratory infections and exposure to tobacco smoke have been identified as important risk factors. The indoor environment is also clearly of importance since we spend most of our time indoors. READ MORE