Search for dissertations about: "Quality of life in Psoriasis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Quality of life in Psoriasis.

  1. 1. Psoriasis in Sweden : observational studies from an epidemiological perspective

    Author : David Hägg; Marcus Schmitt-Egenolf; Anders Sundström; Marie Eriksson; Bernt Lindelöf; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psoriasis; Systemic treatments; Biologic treatments; PASI; DLQI; Register-based research; Dermatology and Venerology; dermatologi och venereologi;

    Abstract : Background: Psoriasis is a heterogeneous disease with several clinical manifestations; the symptoms are characterized by redness, scaliness and thickness of the skin. There are several treatment options available for psoriasis and patients with moderate to severe psoriasis generally need systemic agents. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effectiveness and costs of new medical technologies : register-based research in psoriasis

    Author : Jenny Norlin; Marcus Schmitt-Egenolf; Ulf Persson; Katarina Steen Carlsson; Lars-Åke Levin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psoriasis; registers; EQ-5D; DLQI; PASI; biologics;

    Abstract : Psoriasis is a chronic, immunological and systemic disease with an estimated prevalence of about 2-3 percent. Psoriasis is associated with the joint disease psoriasis arthropathy. There are several treatments options available for psoriasis and patients with moderate to severe psoriasis generally need systemic agents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Psoriasis care consumption and consequences of having psoriasis in everyday life

    Author : Margaretha Uttjek; Lennart Nygren; Annika Lillrank; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accessibility; coping; gender; letter of referral; quality of life; routinisation; stigma; visibility.; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns a research project about psoriasis care and conse¬quences of psoriasis in the county of Västerbotten in Northern Sweden. The overall aim of the thesis is to contribute to improvement of psoriasis care through increased knowledge of the use and accessibility of psoriasis care, and knowledge of impact of psoriasis on patients’ daily lives by describing and interpreting: (i) accessibility and use of psoriasis care, (ii) consequences of having psoriasis in everyday life, and (iii) dilemmas in psoriasis care and visions of future care among professionals, politicians and administrators. READ MORE

  4. 4. Different Aspects of Psoriasis : Comorbidity, Comedication and Disease Biomarkers

    Author : Albert Duvetorp; Oliver Seifert; Jan Söderman; Karin Öllinger; Mats Nilsson; Mona Ståhle; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psoriasis; calgranulin a; calgranulin b; depression; comedication; biomarkers; NBUVB.;

    Abstract : Psoriasis is a common heterogeneous inflammatory disease with its predominant manifestation occurring in the skin. The impact of this disease, however, extends far beyond the skin surface. READ MORE

  5. 5. Different aspects of psoriasis etiology and treatment

    Author : Ingela Flytström; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psoriasis; Staphylococcus aureus; Candida; Methotrexate; Ciclosporin; Dermatology Life Quality Index; Psoriasis Area and Severity Indes; Visual Analoogue Scale; Obesity; Dental Caries; Periodontal disease;

    Abstract : Psoriasis is a chronic disease where treatments are often needed throughout life. The quality of life of patients is often affected and comorbidities are common. READ MORE