Search for dissertations about: "Sofia Karlsson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Sofia Karlsson.

  1. 1. Adherence to lipid-lowering medications and cardiovascular disease prevention in type 2 diabetes mellitus

    Author : Sofia A. Karlsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medication adherence; refill adherence; medication persistence; pharmacoepidemiology; lipid-lowering medications; type 2 diabetes mellitus; cardiovasular disease; all-cause mortality; cardiovascular mortality; guideline adherence;

    Abstract : Background and aims: Globally, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the major cause of death among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Improved control of LDL cholesterol with lipid-lowering medications and patients’ adherence to such medications have been shown associate with lower risk of CV events and mortality among T2DM patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. High Temperature Corrosion of Stainless Steels - The Effects of Chloride Salts and SO2(g)

    Author : Sofia Karlsson; Chalmers University of Technology; []

    Abstract : AbstractThe high corrosion rate of superheaters in waste- and biomass- fired plants is often linked to the presence of alkali chlorides. One way to mitigate the corrosion is to replace the superheater material with more corrosion- resistant materials. Another way is to change the corrosive environment by introducing fuel additives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Saving lives during major underground mining incidents : becoming prepared for a collaborative response

    Author : Sofia Karlsson; Magnus Hultin; Britt-Inger Saveman; Lina Gyllencreutz; Erna Danielsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Major incidents; preparedness; collaboration; underground mine fires; emergency medical service; rescue service; mining company; full-scale exercises; collaboration project;

    Abstract : Background: Major incidents in underground mines are uncommon, but they can have severe consequences. In Sweden, the municipal rescue service and the regional emergency medical service (EMS) are dispatched to mining incidents, and together with the privately owned/state owned mineral and metalliferous mining company they perform a rescue operation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Studies of prostaglandin E2 formationin human monocytes

    Author : Sofia Karlsson; Jonny Wijkander; Christina Gustafson-Svärd; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prostaglandin E2; arachidonic acid; phospholipase A2; cyclooxygenase; prostaglandin E synthase; human monocytes; Medical cell biology; Medicinsk cellbiologi; Biomedical Sciences; Biomedicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : Prostaglandin (PG) E2 is an eicosanoid derived from the polyunsaturated twenty carbon fatty acid arachidonic acid (AA). PGE2 has physiological as well as pathophysiological functions and is known to be a key mediator of inflammatory responses. READ MORE

  5. 5. Coding for Improved Perceived Quality of 2D and 3D Video over Heterogeneous Networks

    Author : Linda Sofia Karlsson; Mårten Sjöström; Youzhi Xu; Karsten Müller; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Information technology; Informationsteknik;

    Abstract : The rapid development of video applications for TV, the internet and mobile phones is being taken one step further in 2010 with the introduction of stereo 3D TV. The 3D experience can be further improved using multiple views in the visualization. READ MORE