Search for dissertations about: "WAD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the word WAD.

  1. 1. The Manifestations and the Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders in Patients with Chronic Whiplash-associated Disorders Grades 2 and 3

    Author : Luciano Klobas; Anne Söderlund; Per-Olof Eriksson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Temporomandibular; TMD; Muscle; Whiplash; Whiplash-associated disorders; WAD; Chronic; Prevalence; Treatment; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Käkkirurgi;

    Abstract : The main aim of this project was to encircle the subtype of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) present in patients with chronic whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) and study the debut of TMD symptoms, the provoking factors and the outcome of conservative TMD treatments. The results could add to the aetiological discussion about TMD mainly as being part of chronic WAD pain or not. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patient-related aspects on WAD

    Author : Jouko Kivioja; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Whiplash injury; SCID; psychiatric morbidity; neck pain; depression; coping; cytokines; chemokines; prognosis.;

    Abstract : Forces acting on the neck at a motor vehicle accident (MVA) can result in soft tissue injuries, commonly considered as "whiplash injuries", with different clinical manifestations, Whiplash Associated Disorders (WAD). The pathogenesis of WAD is obscure and the diagnosis is mainly based on history and symptoms. READ MORE

  3. 3. Whiplash associated disorders : acute and chronic consequences with some implications for rehabilitation

    Author : Ylva Sterner; Björn Gerdle; Göran Toolanen; Karin Harms-Ringdahl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; whiplash; WAD; impairment; disability; life satisfaction; trigeminal sensibility; electromyography; rehabilitation; neuropsychological; pain; prognostic factor;

    Abstract : Background: Whiplash associated disorders (WAD) account for a large proportion of the overall impairment and disability from traffic injuries and causes substantial bio psychosocial consequences for some individuals.Aims: To increase the knowledge about factors described in terms of either function /impairment, activity/disability and life satisfaction in acute and chronic WAD as well as possible implications for rehabilitation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chronic neck pain : An epidemiological, psychological and SPECT study with emphasis on whiplash-associated disorders

    Author : Michel Guez; Göran Toolanen; Björn Rydevik; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Prevalence of chronic neck pain; chronic low-back pain; whiplash; WAD; neuropsychology; Medicine; Medicin;

    Abstract : Chronic neck pain, a common cause of disability, seems to be the result of several interacting mechanisms. In addition to degenerative and inflammatory changes and trauma, psychological and psychosocial factors are also involved. READ MORE

  5. 5. Classification, care-seeking behaviour and pre-hospital triage of patients exposed to whiplash trauma

    Author : Artur Tenenbaum; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Whiplash; WAD; Pre-hospital triage; Medical decision-making; Clinical decisions;

    Abstract : Classification, care-seeking behaviour and pre-hospital triage of patients exposed to a whiplash trauma Artur Tenenbaum Avdelning för samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Institutionen för medicin, Sahlgrenska akademin, Göteborgs universitet, Sverige. Abstract Knowledge about the optimal first acute care level and classification after exposure to a whiplash trauma is important for the injured individual and for the healthcare system. READ MORE