Search for dissertations about: "VAS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 163 swedish dissertations containing the word VAS.

  1. 1. JIA (juvenile idiopathic arthritis) in the Nordic countries. Aspects of classification, epidemiology and pain assessment

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Lillemor Berntson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Arthritis; juvenile; rheumatoid; juvenile chronic arthritis; classification; heredity epidemiology; incidence; pain assessment; rating scales; VAS; ordinal data;

    Abstract : Different classification criteria for chronic arthritis in childhood have been used in different parts of the world, which has made comparison between studies difficult. In 1995, a new set of classification criteria was proposed by the ILAR (International League of Associations for Rheumatism) to overcome such difficulties and to create more homogenous subgroups. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the treatment of tibial fractures using the Ilizarov fixator

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Telmo Oliveira Ramos; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tibial fracture; external fixation; load; EQ-5D; NHP; VAS; intramedullary nail; gait analysis; randomised study;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to analyse the results of the Ilizarov method in patients with different types of tibial fracture and compare them with conventional methods, in terms of primary union, complication rates, post-operative function, quality of life, and how the patients´ gait was affected during rehabilitation. Fifty-eight patients with isolated diaphyseal fractures (Study I) were randomised to treatment with either the Ilizarov method (IL) or locked intramedullary nailing (IM). READ MORE

  3. 3. Predicting postoperative pain. Clinical and genetic studies of relationships between pain sensitivity and pain after surgery

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Anna KM Persson; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Elektrisk smärttröskel; genetik och smärta; smärtprediktion; postoperativ smärta; VAS; smärtkänslighet; smärta efter kirurgi; nålsättning; Perifer kateterisering; Electrical pain threshold; prediction of postoperative pain; pain genetics; pain prediction; postoperative pain; venous cannulation; gender and pain; VCP;

    Abstract : Many patients experience pain after surgery. Postoperative pain may lead to delayed mobilization, persisting pain, and psychosocial distress. Others are given excessive analgesic doses and experience side effects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rhinomanometry in clinical use. A tool in the septoplasty decision making process

    University dissertation from Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Lund University

    Author : Helle Thulesius; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rhinomanometry; nasal obstruction; nasal airway resistance; septoplasty; VAS; xylometazoline; budesonide; topical nasal glucocorticosteroid;

    Abstract : Subjective nasal obstruction is a common chronic complaint caused by mucosal disease, skeletal abnormality or a combination of both. The challenge is to determine the main cause and to decide whether the intervention should be medical or surgical. READ MORE

  5. 5. Liposuction and Controlled Compression Therapy in the Treatment of Arm Lymphedema following Breast Cancer

    University dissertation from Surgery Research Unit, Dept of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Malmö University Hospital, SE-205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Håkan Brorson; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; quality of life; Surgery; orthopaedics; traumatology; ortopedi; Kirurgi; traumatologi; arm lymphedema; arm lymphoedema; Psychological General Well-Being index; Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale; shoulder mobility; Nottingham Health Profile; VAS; lymphoscintigraphy; laser Doppler imaging; skin blood flow; controlled compression therapy; breast cancer; liposuction;

    Abstract : Liposuction and controlled compression therapy in the treatment of arm lymphedema following breast cancer About one-third of all women treated for breast cancer develop arm lymphedema. The cancer itself is a worry, but the swollen and heavy arm is an additional handicap for the patients, both physical and psychosocial. READ MORE