Search for dissertations about: "asthma care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 swedish dissertations containing the words asthma care.

  1. 1. Asthma in Primary Care : Severity, Treatment and Level of Control

    Author : Björn Ställberg; Gunnar Johansson; Kurt Svärdsudd; Bo Lundbäck; Eva Rönmark; Olle Zetterström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adherence; adolescent; adult; asthma; asthma classification; asthma control; asthma severity; compliance; drug therapy; hyperresponsiveness; primary health care; smoking; asthma treatment.; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Aims. The overall aim was to examine the severity, treatment and level of control in patients with asthma in primary care in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Asthma nurse practice in primary health care : quality, costs and outcome

    Author : Malou Lindberg; Kurt Svärdsudd; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : asthma; asthma care; primary health care; family practice; nursing; quality; costs; consensus programs; guidelines; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The primary aim of the present work was to document and analyse whether it is beneficial to patients and to the health care sector to organise asthma care in primary health care is  the form of asthma nurse practices (ANPs). During the past decade ANPs have been established in primary health care in the county of Östergatland, Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organisation of Asthma in Primary Care, Quality of Life and Sex-related Aspects in Asthma Outcomes

    Author : Karin Lisspers; Gunnar Johansson; Kurt Svärdsudd; Kjell Larsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; Primary Health Care; Cross-Sectional Studies; Quality of Health Care; Asthma clinic; Spirometer; Asthma management; Knowledge; Outcome Assessment; Control; Symptoms; Quality of Life; Sex; Menopause; Sex Hormones; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Objectives: To investigate the organisation of asthma care in primary care and evaluate outcomes for patients attending primary care centres with and without asthma clinics.Other objectives were to study the association between quality of life and asthma control in patients in primary care and to analyse sex differences regarding asthma outcomes related to menopausal status. READ MORE

  4. 4. Epidemiological Aspects of Asthma in Primary Care : Special Reference to Prevalence, Clinical Detection and Validation

    Author : Mikael Hasselgren; Gunnar Johansson; Staffan Janson; David Price; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Adult; Adolescent; Asthma; Case-Control Studies; Causality; Child; Cross-Sectional Studies; Diagnosis Computer-Assisted; Epidemiology; Prevalence; Primary Health Care; Validation Studies; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin;

    Abstract : Objectives. To describe the prevalence of asthma in a mid-Swedish region and measure the detection rate of asthma in primary care. To compare clinical outcomes for adolescents with asthma in primary care or in paediatric care and to perform a clinical validation in children with airway, nose and skin symptoms. Material and methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Asthma and Sleep Disturbances : Associations to Comorbidities and Asthma Control

    Author : Fredrik Sundbom; Christer Janson; Jon Konradsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : This thesis aimed to investigate the associations between asthma control, asthma-related comorbidity, and sleep. Insomnia symptoms with asthma are common, and have commonly been explained by poor asthma control and asthma symptoms during the night, which affect most asthmatics to some degree. READ MORE