Search for dissertations about: "Mona Olofsson"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Mona Olofsson.

  1. 1. Heart failure in elderly with focus on diagnosis and prognosis

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mona Olofsson; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; elderly; chronic heart failure; primary health care; natriuretic peptides; prognosis; mortality; hospitalisation;

    Abstract : Background: Patients older than 75 years with heart failure (HF) are at increased risk for mortality and hospital admissions. Echocardiography and brain natriuretic peptides (BNP, NTproBNP) are important diagnostic tools but sparsely evaluated in elderly PHC patients. READ MORE