Search for dissertations about: "Uwe Ewald"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words Uwe Ewald.

  1. 1. A transcutaneous technique evaluating skin vascular reactivity and blood flow with special reference to juvenile diabetes

    Author : Uwe Ewald; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  2. 2. Postnatal Peer Counseling on Exclusive Breastfeeding of Low-birthweight Filipino Infants : Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial

    Author : Grace V. Agrasada; Elisabeth Kylberg; Jan Gustafsson; Uwe Ewald; Mary Renfrew; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pediatrics; exclusive breastfeeding; RCT; peer counseling; LBW; Manila; Pediatrik; Paediatric medicine; Pediatrisk medicin;

    Abstract : In a Manila hospital, 204 mothers were randomized into three groups: two intervention groups receiving home-based counseling visits, one of them (n=68) by counselors trained to use a locally developed, two-tiered program of breastfeeding counseling, and the other by counselors trained in general childcare (n=67), were compared with a control group of mothers (n=69) who did not receive any counseling. All infants were scheduled for seven visits to the hospital for follow-up. READ MORE

  3. 3. Being Born Large for Gestational Age : Metabolic and Epidemiological Studies

    Author : Fredrik Ahlsson; Jan Gustafsson; Uwe Ewald; Torsten Tuvemo; Olle Hernell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; large for gestational; glucose production; lipolysis; insulin resistance; intergenerational; gestational diabetes mellitus; stable isotopes; pregnant women; newborn infant; Palliative medicine; Palliativ medicin;

    Abstract : Obesity is a major health problem in the Western world. Mean birth weight has increased during the last 25 years. One explanation is that the proportion of large for gestational age (LGA) infants has increased. Such infants risk developing obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes later in life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Retinopathy of Prematurity in Infants Born Before 27 Weeks of Gestation : A National Population-based Study in Sweden During 2004-2007

    Author : Dordi Austeng; Gerd E. Holmström; Karin B.M. Källen; Uwe W. Ewald; Olav Haugen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Retinopathy of prematurity; extremely preterm; population-based; epidemiology; treatment; natural history; screening; Ophtalmiatrics; Oftalmiatrik; Ophtalmology; Oftalmiatrik; Pediatrics; Pediatrik; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Improved neonatal care has resulted in an increasing population of surviving infants. Neonatal morbidity in preterm infants is, however, high, and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is one of the major neonatal morbidities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improving neonatal health care in Nepal

    Author : Olivia Brunell; Mats Målqvist; Anna Bergström; Uwe Ewald; Debra Jackson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; global health; quality improvement; neonatal health care; Nepal; neonatal mortality; essential newborn care; delayed cord clamping; skin-to-skin contact; KMC; early initiation of breastfeeding; breastfeeding; parent-infant closeness; satisfaction with care; provision of care; experience of care; Pediatrik; Pediatrics; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research;

    Abstract : Every year, millions of newborns die globally due to poor quality of care around the time of birth. The overall aim of this thesis was to inform and test design of quality improvement (QI) interventions in Nepal. READ MORE