Search for dissertations about: "Polygraphy"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word Polygraphy.

  1. 1. Two New Non-invasive Treatment Methods for Otitis Media with Effusion in Children and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Adults

    Author : Armin Bidarian-Moniri; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Otitis media with effusion; Obstructive sleep apnoea; Serous otitis media; Conservative non-invasive non-surgical treatment; Glue ear; Polygraphy; Autoinflation; Polysomnography; Valsalva; Positional therapy; Politzer; Supine lateral and prone positioning; Secretory otitis media; Sleep apnea;

    Abstract : Otitis media with effusion (OME) in children and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in adults are common conditions in medicine. Several surgical and non-surgical methods have been suggested for treatment of these diseases. READ MORE

  2. 2. Paediatric sleep-disordered breathing - diagnostics and treatment

    Author : Gunnhildur Gudnadottir; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sleep-disordered breathing; Children; Tonsillectomy; Tonsillotomy; Absenteeism; Intranasal steroid treatment; Respiratory polygraphy; RIP flow;

    Abstract : Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in children causes multiple health problems and diminished quality of life. It is usually caused by tonsil and adenoid hypertrophy and is traditionally treated with adenotonsillar surgery. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pain relief during labour and following obstetric and gynaecological surgery with special reference to neuroaxial morphine

    Author : Anette Hein; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Pain is a major clinical problem during childbirth and postoperatively after caesarean section (CS) and hysterectomy. There are several reasons why pain should be minimized; pain is indeed a negative sensation, it affects the birth-experience and the entire post-operative recovery, with reduced wellbeing and extended time in hospital. READ MORE

  4. 4. Upper airway surgery in obstructive sleep apnoea : descriptive, observational and randomised controlled studies

    Author : Nanna Browaldh; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) is a general health problem which causes daytime sleepiness, impaired quality of life and increased morbidity and mortality. A narrow upper airway anatomy is a common cause of OSAS, and tracheostomy was the initial surgical treatment for OSAS. READ MORE

  5. 5. Weight reduction and alcohol abuse in sleep apnea patients

    Author : Pia Nerfeldt; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) has an estimated prevalence of 2 percent in women and 4 percent in men. OSAS is characterized by repeated obstructive events of the pharyngeal upper airway during sleep. READ MORE