Search for dissertations about: "Perception of pain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 swedish dissertations containing the words Perception of pain.

  1. 1. Genetics of pain : studies of migraine and pain insensitivity

    Author : Anna Norberg; Monica Holmberg; Arn van den Maagdenberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Migraine; pain insensitivity; susceptibility genes; genome-wide scan; linkage; polymorphism; association; HSAN V; nerve growth factor; neurite outgrowth; Medical genetics; Medicinsk genetik;

    Abstract : Pain is a major public health issue throughout the world. Increased understanding of the different forms of pain and identification of susceptibility genes could contribute to improved treatments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Seeing Nature as Creation : How Anti-Cartesian Philosophy of Mind and Perception Reshapes Natural Theology

    Author : Mats Wahlberg; Arne Rasmusson; John Haldane; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : natural theology; knowledge of God; philosophy of mind; perception; John McDowell; epistemological disjunctivism; problem of other minds; expression; postliberal theology; postsecular theology; Philosophy of Religion; religionsfilosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation constructively explores the implications for natural theology of (especially) John McDowell’s anti-Cartesian philosophy of mind and perception. Traditionally, an important element within natural theology is the idea that nature testifies to its creator, thereby making knowledge of a creator available to humans. READ MORE

  3. 3. Post-operative pain management practice : Current situation and challenges within nursing practice in a Thai context

    Author : Manaporn Chatchumni; Henrik Eriksson; Monir Mazaheri; Ampaporn Namvongprom; Kenneth Asplund; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Culture of nursing; Nursing in pain management; Pain assessment; Perception of pain; Pain management; Pain post-operative; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Patients’ recovery after surgery is one of the most important health processes in planned hospital healthcare and has a direct impact on welfare and welfare systems. Therefore, what nurses do in the im­mediate postoperative period is of vital importance. READ MORE

  4. 4. The influence of different pain states on pain perception and cognitive functions

    Author : Helena E. M. Gunnarsson; Jens Agerström; Olausson Håkan; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Persistent pain; Musculoskeletal pain; Cognitive impairment; Abstraction; Pain Thresholds; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to investigate the effect of different pain stateson pain perception and cognition.In the first study, the effect of different pain qualities (duration, persistence, andintensity) on deep pressure pain thresholds in a pain-free body part among patientswith acute pain, long-lasting regularly recurrent pain, and long-lasting persistentpain, and pain-free controls was investigated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Detection and assessment of pain in dementia care practice : Registered nurses’ and certified nursing assistants’ experiences

    Author : Christina Karlsson; Birgitta Sidenvall; Marie Ernsth-Bravell; Eva Brink; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Abbey Pain Scale-SWE; cognitive impairment; dementia; municipal elderly care; observational behavioural pain assessment scales; pain assessment; person-centred care;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of the thesis was to explore and describe registered nurses’ (RNs) and certified nursing assistants’ (CNAs) experiences of detection and assessment of pain in older people with cognitive impairment and dementia. A further aim was to evaluate the Abbey Pain Scale-SWE (APS-SWE) in dementia care practice. READ MORE