Search for dissertations about: "Occupational and Environmental Medicine"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 227 swedish dissertations containing the words Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

  1. 1. Social Determinants in Asthma Population-based studies on asthma and respiratory symptoms in relation to occupation, occupational exposure and socioeconomic status

    Author : Christian Schyllert; Anne Lindberg; Eva Rönmark; Martin Andersson; Magnus Ekström; Linnea Hedman; Ernst Omenaas; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; Signs and Symptoms; Respiratory; Social Determinants of Health; Socioeconomic Factors; Epidemiology; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background: Asthma is one of the most common chronic obstructive airway diseases among children and adults, with a prevalence between 6-11% in European countries. It is also the most common work-related occupational respiratory disease. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cabin Air Quality in Commercial Aircraft Exposure, Symptoms and Signs

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Torsten Lindgren; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; airline crew; aviation medicine; micro-organism; cabin air quality; air humidity; atopy; occupational exposure; environmental tobacco smoke ETS ; psychosocial work environment; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; arbets- och miljömedicin; Occupational and Environmental Medicine;

    Abstract : The objective of the dissertation was to study the cabin environment, and identify personal and environmental risk factors, associated with symptoms, and perception of cabin air quality. Another objective was to study if ban of smoking, and increased relative air humidity on intercontinental flights, could have a beneficial health effect. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health hazards and cancer in relation to occupational exposures among Swedish seafarers

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karl Forsell; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; seafarer; work environment; mesothelioma; lung cancer; hematologic malignancy; benzene;

    Abstract : This thesis explores health hazards for seafarers in the Swedish merchant fleet, and occupational risks for lung cancer, mesothelioma and hematologic malignancy (HM). A special focus has been exposure to benzene and biomarker levels for work on product or chemical tankers during the mid-1990’ies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hearing-related symptoms among women - Occurrence and risk in relation to occupational noise and stressful working conditions

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Sofie Fredriksson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hearing Disorders; Noise; Occupational; Occupational Stress; Women; Working;

    Abstract : A considerable amount of research has been devoted to the risk of noise-induced hearing loss among industry workers – the majority of whom are men. Much less research has been done in female-dominated human service occupations, including obstetrical care and preschools. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lung function and prevalence trends in asthma and COPD

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Helena Backman; Eva Rönmark; Bo Lundbäck; Linnea Hedman; Sven-Arne Jansson; Arnulf Langhammer; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; reference values; spirometry; risk factors; respiratory symptoms;

    Abstract : BackgroundAsthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are common obstructive airway diseases with a substantial burden in terms of morbidity, mortality and costs. Smoking is the single most important risk factor for COPD, and is associated with incident asthma. READ MORE