Search for dissertations about: "Severe asthma"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words Severe asthma.

  1. 1. Asthma in Primary Care Severity, Treatment and Level of Control

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Björn Ställberg; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adherence; adolescent; adult; asthma; asthma classification; asthma control; asthma severity; compliance; drug therapy; hyperresponsiveness; primary health care; smoking; asthma treatment.; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Family medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Aims. The overall aim was to examine the severity, treatment and level of control in patients with asthma in primary care in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Severe asthma and asthma control in schoolchildren

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Women's and Children's Health

    Author : Björn Nordlund; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma control;

    Abstract : Background: Asthma is a major health problem in children and most troublesome during severe or persistent symptoms. Children with problematic severe asthma have a disproportionate consumption of health care, despite high-dose treatment with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS). READ MORE

  3. 3. Asthma in school age prevalence, incidence and remission in relation to environmental determinants. The Obstructive Lung Disease in Northern Sweden (OLIN) Studies, Thesis XI

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Martin Andersson; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; wheeze; environment; prevalence; incidence; remission; vehicle traffic; sensitization; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background In the past half-century, the prevalence of asthma among children and adolescents has risen and asthma has become an important public health challenge in Sweden as well as in many other countries, necessitating further studies on this complex disease and its risk factor pattern. The studies included in this thesis aimed to investigate the clinical expression of childhood asthma over time, to describe the determinants of new-onset and remission of asthma, and to evaluate possible environmental risk factors in northern Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Host-Virus Interactions in Asthma and COPD

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Cristopher McCrae; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; COPD; Exacerbation; Virus; Interferon;

    Abstract : Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are associated with periods of worsened symptoms, known as exacerbations. Severe exac-erbations can result in hospitalisation, irreversible decline of the disease and sometimes death. Thus, exacerbations are a major cause of morbidity, mortality and healthcare cost. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Oral Health in Young People with Asthma

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Intellecta Infolag AB

    Author : Malin Stensson; Dowen Birkhed; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescents; Saliva secretion; Plaque-pH; Oral health; Mouth breathing; Gingival bleeding; Cariogram; Caries; asthma;

    Abstract : Objective. The aim of this thesis was to investigate the oral health of young individuals with and without asthma. Material. In Study I, a group of 3- (n=66) and 6-year-old children (n=61) with asthma and two healthy control groups (n=62 and n=55 respectively) participated. READ MORE