Search for dissertations about: "Risk-Factor Test"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 132 swedish dissertations containing the words Risk-Factor Test.

  1. 1. Risk Factors for Stroke in Adult Men A Population-based Study

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Bernice Wiberg; Lars Lind; Johan Sundström; Björn Zethelius; Peter Appelros; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; risk factor; stroke; TIA; lipoproteins; fatty acids; insulin resistance; proinsulin; clamp; cognitive function; epidemiology; Trail Making Test; stroke mortality; dependency; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Geriatrics and medical gerontology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : In the last decades our knowledge concerning cardiovascular risk factors has grown rapidly through results from longitudinal studies. However, despite new treatment, in Western countries coronary heart disease remains the leading cause of death and stroke is still the leading cause of severe disability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiological aspects of tuberculosis in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

    University dissertation from Per Gustafson, Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital MAS, SE-205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Per Gustafson; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tuberculin skin test; Infections; Infektioner; survival; mortality; case fatality rate; risk factor; incidence; Guinea-Bissau; Africa; epidemiology; Mycobacterium tuberculosis; HIV-2; HIV-1; HIV; Tbc; Tuberculosis; TB;

    Abstract : Tuberculosis (TB) has plagued the humanity for several thousands of years. The bacteria causing TB is mainly spread from person to person as an aerosol transmission. It is estimated that one third of the world’s population is infected with the disease; about 10% of these will develop active TB during their lifetime. READ MORE

  3. 3. Postoperative sore throat and hoarseness clinical studies in patients undergoing general anasthesia

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Maria Jaensson; Ulrica Nilsson; Anil Gupta; Jonas Åkeson; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hoarseness; postoperative; complication; endotracheal; tube; laryngeal mask airway; gender; risk factor.; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : A common problem following general anesthesia is postoperative sore throat (POST) and postoperative hoarseness (PH). Symptoms directly correlated with less satisfaction according to the patients. READ MORE

  4. 4. Disability pension. Epidemiological and financial aspects

    University dissertation from Department of Community Medicine, Malmö University Hospital

    Author : Nils-Ove Månsson; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; socioeconomic status; screening; risk factor; participation; occupation; obesity; health screening; financial costs; early retirement; disability pension; diagnoses; Alcohol; body mass index; teetotalism; underweight; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Abstract : During the last decades, the incidence of disability pension in Sweden has increased continuously and it peaked in 1993 at approximately 62,000 new pensions. Early retirement due to occupational disability often constitutes a problem for the society as well as for the individual. READ MORE

  5. 5. Resistance to activated protein C a novel risk factor for venous thrombosis

    University dissertation from Department for Coagulation Disorders, University Hospital, S-205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Peter Svensson; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; APC resistance; mutation; venous thrombosis; blood coagulation; Protein C; factor V; Haematology; extracellular fluids; Hematologi; extracellulära vätskor;

    Abstract : Activated protein C resistance (APC resistance) is the most common hereditary condition associated with venous thrombosis. The syndrome known as APC resistance is perfectly linked to a mutation in the gene coding coagulation FV (FV:Q506) mutation changing Arg 506 to Gln in the APC cleavage site. READ MORE