Search for dissertations about: "Preterm infants"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 178 swedish dissertations containing the words Preterm infants.

  1. 1. Preterm Infants - Odontological Aspects

    Author : Marianne Rythén; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Preterm infants; adolescent; oral hygiene; gingivitis; dental caries; dental enamel; malocclussion; dental arch; tooth size; enamel hypomineralization; dentine; polarized light microscopy; X-ray microanalysis;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Preterm birth is associated with medical complications and treatments postnatally and disturbances in growth and development. Primary and permanent teeth develop during this postnatal period. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development of breastfeeding behavior in preterm infants : Behavioral and neurophysiological evidence of early competence

    Author : Kerstin Hedberg Nyqvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Behavior; breastfeeding; development; electromyography; infant; mother; newborn; nurse; observation; oral; preterm; reliability; sucking; validity; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and women s diseases; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : The objectives of this thesis were to develop a method for observation of maturational steps in preterm infants' breastfeeding behavior, test the reliability and validity of this method, describe this development and explore effects of certain infant and maternal factors on infant breastfeeding behavior. The Preterm Infant Breastfeeding Behavior Scale (PIBBS) was developed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Breastfeeding and Becoming a Mother : Influences and Experiences of Mothers of Preterm Infants

    Author : Renée Flacking; Uwe Ewald; Kerstin Hedberg Nyqvist; Staffan Janson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Pediatrics; Breastfeeding; Becoming a mother; Preterm infants; Mothers; Register; Neonatal care; Neonatal unit; Socioeconomic status; Pediatrik;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to expand the knowledge and understanding of the processes of breastfeeding and becoming a mother in mothers of preterm infants. For this purpose, in-depth interviews were conducted with 25 mothers, whose very preterm infants had received care in seven neonatal units (NU) in Sweden, 1-12 months after discharge (I-II). READ MORE

  4. 4. Hyperglycemia, nutrition and health outcomes in preterm infants

    Author : Itay Zamir; Magnus Domellöf; Elisabeth Stoltz Sjöström; Kathryn Beardsall; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neonatal hyperglycemia; preterm infants; early programming; insulin; blood pressure; neurodevelopment; MABC-2; EXPRESS; LIGHT; continuous glucose monitoring; parenteral nutrition; postnatal growth; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : BackgroundSurvival among very low birth weight (VLBW) and extremely preterm (EPT) infants has increased markedly during the last decades. Neonatal hyperglycemia is common in these infants and is known to be associated with adverse outcomes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Early identification of motor problems in very preterm infants : An evaluation of the Structured Observation of Motor Performance in Infants

    Author : Cecilia Montgomery; Lena Hellström-Westas; Kristina Persson; Katarina Strand Brodd; Ann-Christin Eliasson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : motor performance; very preterm infants; movement quality; motor competence; radiology; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Infants born very preterm are at risk of adverse neurodevelopment. It is important to identify motor problems early to initiate interventions aiming at ameliorating outcomes. Evaluating motor development in high-risk infants is a complex task. There is a need for assessment methods for early identification of abnormal motor performance. READ MORE