Search for dissertations about: "Organic dementia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Organic dementia.

  1. 1. Design and Synthesis of BACE-1 Inhibitors : Novel Compounds Targeting an Aspartic Protease Important in the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Organic Chemistry, Stockholm University

    Author : Catarina Björklund; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Organic chemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Organisk kemi; organisk kemi; Organic Chemistry;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the design and synthesis of protease inhibitors targeting the aspartic protease BACE-1 (β-site APP cleaving enzyme-1), an enzyme important in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease. The inhibitors are evaluated with respect to inhibition data, in a structure-activity relationship part. READ MORE

  2. 2. Delirium in older people after cardiac surgery risk factors, dementia, patients’ experiences and assessments

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Helena Claesson Lingehall; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac surgery; Cardiovascular disease; Delirium; Dementia; Nursing; Older people; Patients’ experiences; Perioperative period; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background:Delirium is common in older people undergoing cardiac surgery. Delirium is an acute or subacute neuro-psychiatric syndrome, characterized by a change in cognition, disturbances in consciousness; it fluctuates, develops over a short period of time and always has an underlying cause. READ MORE

  3. 3. Posture and brain function in dementia. A study with special reference to orthostatic hypotension

    University dissertation from Ulla Passant, Department of Psychogeriatrics, University Hospital, P.O. Box 638, S-220 09 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Ulla Passant; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; falls and fractures.; white matter disease; hypoperfusion; frontal lobes; regional cerebral blood flow; blood pressure; orthostatic hypotension; Organic dementia; normal subjects; Psychiatry; clinical psychology; psychosomatics; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik;

    Abstract : Orthostatic hypotension (OH) is believed to be an important cause of cerebral hypoperfusion, leading to chronic fatigue, blurred vision, unsteadiness, dizziness and sometimes syncope. It may also result in episodes of confusion, falls and fractures. The coupling between OH and organic dementia is not clear. READ MORE

  4. 4. Preeclampsia and the Brain Epidemiological and Magnetic Resonance Studies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maria Nelander; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; preeclampsia; eclampsia; seizure; MRI; MRS; IVIM; dementia; cardiovascular disease; magnesium; cerebral organic osmolytes; perfusion; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Preeclampsia is a pregnancy specific syndrome that causes substantial maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. One major contributor to maternal deaths is eclampsia, i.e. when seizures arise in the context of preeclampsia. READ MORE

  5. 5. The nurse-patient encounter and the patients' state: Effects of individual care and clinical group supervision in dementia care

    University dissertation from Centre of Caring Sciences, P.O.B. 198, Se-221 00 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Anna-Karin Edberg; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; demanding behaviour; mood; nursing home; clinical supervision; nursing care quality; patient care planning; support; nurse-patient relations; nursing care; Communication; dementia; quasi-experimental research; Psychiatry; clinical psychology; psychosomatics; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik;

    Abstract : The aim of thesis was to investigate the nurse-patient encounter in dementia care (n=9 patients), functional and cognitive ability, behaviours and mood of the patients as well as the reliability of the instruments used (n=75 nursing home patients). A further aim was to investigate the effects on the aspects mentioned above of a one-year controlled intervention (individually planned care and clinical group supervision) on one ward (EW) in comparison to a control ward (CW), each housing 11 patients. READ MORE