Search for dissertations about: "adverse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1497 swedish dissertations containing the word adverse.

  1. 1. Hormone replacement therapy : benefits and adverse effects

    Author : Inga-Stina Ödmark; Mats Hammar; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hormone replacement therapy HRT ; bleeding pattern; progestogen; wellbeing; side effects; lipoprotein a ; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Background: Numerous studies have shown that estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) is an effective treatment for vasomotor symptoms, insomnia and vaginal dryness. Beneficial effects have also been shown on lipid patterns and on the incidence of osteoporotic fractures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Femoral and Inguinal Hernia : How to Minimize Adverse Outcomes Following Repair

    Author : Ursula Dahlstrand; Ulf Gunnarsson; Gabriel Sandblom; Staffan Wollert; Andrew Kingsnorth; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; femoral hernia; inguinal hernia; adverse outcome; complication; recurrence; chronic pain; long-term pain; emergency; mortality; TEP; Lichtenstein; local anesthesia; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Groin hernia is common, and each year 200 repairs per 100 000 adult inhabitants are performed in Sweden. Groin hernias are either inguinal or femoral (2-4%). Elective repair is not associated with an excess mortality, but adverse outcomes include recurrence and long-term pain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Spontaneous reporting of adverse drug reactions : Possibilities and limitations

    Author : Martin Bäckström; Tom Mjörndal; Rune Dahlqvist; Folke Sjökvist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pharmacology; adverse drug reactions; spontaneous reporting; metamizole; general practitioners; hospital physicians; under-reporting; economical inducement; nurses.; Farmakologi; Pharmacological research; Farmakologisk forskning; Clinical Pharmacology; klinisk farmakologi;

    Abstract : Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) constitute a major problem in society and in drug therapy. They are a common cause of short-term hospitalization, prolonged hospitalization and death. Spontaneous reporting of ADRs remains one the most effective methods for detecting new and serious drug reactions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adverse effects of curative treatment of prostate cancer

    Author : Jon Örn Fridriksson; Pär Stattin; Camilla Thellenberg-Karlsson; Mats Lambe; Francesco Montorsi; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Prostate cancer; prostate-specific antigen; decision aids; radical prostatectomy; radiotherapy; patient readmission; adverse effects; Urology; kirurgi; särskilt urologi;

    Abstract : Background Screening for prostate cancer is debated, there is conflicting data on the net benefit of screening. Men who consider screening need to be informed on the pros and cons. Rehospitalization after surgery can be used as an indicator of general quality of care. For radical prostatectomy, little is known on the readmission rate after surgery. READ MORE

  5. 5. Surgical and neurological adverse effects of epilepsy surgery

    Author : Johan Bjellvi; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epilepsy surgery; invasive electrode procedures; intracranial EEG; complications; adverse events; risk; seizure worsening; multicenter study; register study; SNESUR;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study surgical and neurological complications of preoperative invasive investigations and epilepsy surgery procedures (Papers I-II) and seizure worsening after epilepsy surgery (Paper III). A further aim was to improve reporting of adverse effects related to invasive investigations and epilepsy surgery by proposing and evaluating an evidence-based protocol for monitoring complications (Paper IV). READ MORE