Search for dissertations about: "Phd dissertations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1964 swedish dissertations containing the words Phd dissertations.

  1. 1. Accidental hypothermia and local cold injury physiological and epidemiological studies on risk

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Helge Brändström; Michael Haney; Urban Wiklund; Anders Eriksson; Karl-Axel Ängquist; Ola Winsö; Sigridur Kalman; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cold-related injuries; hypothermia; frostbite; cold adaptation; rewarming; autonomic nervous system; heart rate variability;

    Abstract : Background: (Papers I and II) The objectives were to first determine incidence and contributing factors to cold-related injuries in northern Sweden, both those that led to hospitalization and those that led to fatality.  (Papers III and IV) A further aim was to assess post-cooling hand-rewarming responses and effects of training in a cold environment, both on fingertip rewarming and on function of the autonomic nervous system, to evaluate if there was adaptation related to prolonged occupational cold exposure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chlamydia trachomatis as a risk factor for infertility in women and men, and ovarian tumor development

    University dissertation from Umeå : Klinisk vetenskap

    Author : Annika Idahl; Ulrika Ottander; Jan I Olofsson; Eva Lundin; Fredrik Elgh; Jorma Paavonen; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antibodies; borderline tumors; Chlamydia trachomatis; cHSP60; DNA; infertility; ovarian cancer; pregnancy rate; RNA; semen characteristics; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases Obstetrics and gynaecology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar Obstetrik och gynekologi; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Background: Chlamydia trachomatis in women is a risk factor for tubal factor infertility and extra uterine pregnancies, but the impact of a C. trachomatis infection on male fertility is unclear. It is also hypothesized that persistent infection with C. trachomatis, or other microorganisms, might initiate/promote ovarian tumor development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Incidental Gallbladder Cancer : Incidence, predictors, management and outcome in a Swedish population

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Linda Lundgren; Per A Sandström; Axel Ros; Gunnar Persson; Oliver Gimm; Magnus Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Cholecystectomy is a common surgical procedure and incidental gallbladder cancer is a rare and unexpected finding at a cholecystectomy performed upon benign indications. Whether to perform routine or selective histopathology of the gallbladder specimen is still a subject for discussion. READ MORE

  4. 4. 11C-Acetate-PET/CT in Primary Staging of High-Risk Prostate Cancer

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Sara Strandberg; Katrine Riklund; Camilla Thellenberg-Karlsson; Jan Axelsson; Lennart Blomqvist; Jens Sörensen; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Radiology; radiologi; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : Prostate cancer (PC) is the second most common cancer in men worldwide, affecting ~12%. Although most are clinically insignificant low-risk cancers, the more aggressive high-risk cancers require correct staging, prior to curative radiotherapy or surgery. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health for community dwelling older people trends, inequalities, needs and care in rural Vietnam

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Le Van Hoi; Lars Lindholm; Truong Viet Dung; Pham Thang; Nguyen Thi Kim Chuc; Zarina Kabir; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; older people; elderly health; health status; life expectancy; health-related quality of life; EQ-5D; mobility; self-care; usual activities; pain; discomfort; anxiety; depression; activity of daily living; basic ADL; instrumental ADL; intellectual ADL; non-communicable diseases; need of care; health service; model of care; mobile team; day care centre; nursing centre; inequalities; cost of care; socioeconomic; education; marital status; living arrangement; household head; working status; living area; wealth quintile; poverty line; community; cohort study; household survey; focus group discussion; qualitative research; rural; Vietnam; developing country; Asia; người cao tuổi; y tế; thực trạng sức khỏe; hy vọng sống; chất lượng cuộc sống; EQ-5D; đi lại; tự chăm sóc; hoạt động thường xuyên; đau; khó chịu; lo lắng; trầm cảm; hoạt động hàng ngày; bệnh không lây nhiễm; nhu cầu chăm sóc; dịch vụ y tế; mô hình chăm sóc; đội lưu động; trung tâm chăm sóc ban ngày; trung tâm dưỡng lão; bất bình đẳng; chi phí chăm sóc; kinh tế xã hội; giáo dục; hôn nhân; sắp xếp cuộc sống; chủ hộ; tình trạng làm việc; khu vực sống; ngũ phân thịnh vượng; chuẩn nghèo; cộng đồng; nghiên cứu theo dõi dọc; điều tra hộ gia đình; thảo luận nhóm tập trung; nghiên cứu định tính; nông thôn; Việt Nam; nước đang phát triển; châu Á; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : BackgroundInVietnam, the proportion of people aged 60 and above has increased rapidly in recent decades. The majority live in rural areas where socioeconomic status is more disadvantaged than in urban areas.Vietnam’s economic status is improving but disparities in income and living conditions are widening between groups and regions. READ MORE