Search for dissertations about: "Ulf Högberg"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words Ulf Högberg.

  1. 1. Maternal mortality in Sweden

    Author : Ulf Högberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : history of medicine; maternal health services; family planning; pregnancy complications; legal and illegal abortions; puerperal infections; embolism; cesarean section; maternal mortality; pregnancy care;

    Abstract : Every year about half a million women die from complications of pregnancy, parturition and puerperium, most of which are preventable. The purpose of this thesis was to chart the distribution and decline in maternal mortality in Sweden between 1751 and 1980, and furthermore to characterize positive (predisposing) factors and negative (protective) factors of maternal mortality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cerebral biomarkers in women with preeclampsia

    Author : Lina Bergman; Helena Åkerud; Anna Karin Wikström; Johan Wikström; Eva Britta Råssjö; Ulf Högberg; Marc Spandermaan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; preeclampsia; eclampsia; biomarkers; S100B; NSE; PRES; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Preeclampsia and eclampsia are among the most common causes of maternal and fetal mortality and morbidity worldwide. There are no reliable means to predict eclampsia or cerebral edema in women with preeclampsia and knowledge of the brain involvement in preeclampsia is still limited. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dried blood sampling and digital readout to advance molecular diagnostics

    Author : Johan Björkesten; Ulf Landegren; Björn Högberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; molecular diagnostics; dried blood sample; DBS; digital readout; digital enumeration; DNA detection methods; proximity extension assay; protein stability; genotyping; rare mutations; cell free DNA; multiplex protein measurement.; Farmaceutisk vetenskap; Pharmaceutical Science;

    Abstract : A drastically increased capacity to measure large sets of molecular features in numerous patient samples in great detail will be required to fulfill the vision of precision medicine and wellness, which may characterize molecular diagnostics in the 21st century. Also sampling procedures need a renaissance to permit continuous sampling at population levels at reasonable cost. READ MORE

  4. 4. Violence exposure among Swedish youth

    Author : Helena Blom; Ingela Danielsson; Ulf Högberg; Lena Marions; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; violence; adolescent; self-injurious behaviour; suicidal ideation; mental health; reproductive health; youth; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : BackgroundViolence is a global public health problem and violence among youth is a matter of high priority. Adolescence and young adulthood are important periods for the foundation of future health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perinatal Complications: Associations with Postpartum depressive symptoms and Neuroticism

    Author : Patricia Eckerdal; Alkistis Skalkidou; Anna-Karin Wikström; Ulf Högberg; Linnea Karlsson; Christina Hultman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antenatal depression; ceasarean section; delivery complications; Edinburgh postnatal depression scale; EPDS; epidural analgesia; gestational diabetes mellitus; instrumental delivery; neonatal complications; neuroticism; obstetric complications; personality; perinatal complications; postpartum depression; postpartum haemorrhage; pregnancy complications; vacuum extraction; vaginal delivery; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Even though most pregnancies and deliveries are uncomplicated, still fifteen percent of all women in developed countries suffer pregnancy-related complications. The aim of this thesis was to explore the associations between perinatal complications and perinatal maternal health, with emphasis on postpartum depressive symptoms (PPDS) and neuroticism taking into account potential confounding or mediating factors such as history of depression, antenatal depressive symptoms and delivery experience. READ MORE