Search for dissertations about: "asthma"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 430 swedish dissertations containing the word asthma.

  1. 1. Asthma Respiratory Symptoms, Atopy and Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness in Young Adults in Estonia and Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Rain Jõgi; Amund Gulsvik; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Asthma; atopic sensitisation; prevalence; epidemiology; ECRHS; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Morbidity of asthma has increased over the world. The reasons for this increase have remained unclear. Studies in children have reported considerable East-West difference in the prevalence of atopy and respiratory allergies. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Björn Ställberg; Gunnar Johansson; Kurt Svärdsudd; Bo Lundbäck; Eva Rönmark; Olle Zetterström; [2008]
    Keywords : 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.; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Family medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden 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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karin Lisspers; Gunnar Johansson; Kurt Svärdsudd; Kjell Larsson; [2008]
    Keywords : 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; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Family medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden 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. Social Determinants in Asthma Population-based studies on asthma and respiratory symptoms in relation to occupation, occupational exposure and socioeconomic status

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Christian Schyllert; Anne Lindberg; Eva Rönmark; Martin Andersson; Magnus Ekström; Linnea Hedman; Ernst Omenaas; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; Signs and Symptoms; Respiratory; Social Determinants of Health; Socioeconomic Factors; Epidemiology; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background: Asthma is one of the most common chronic obstructive airway diseases among children and adults, with a prevalence between 6-11% in European countries. It is also the most common work-related occupational respiratory disease. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inflammation in asthma: relation to symptomatology, exacerbations and lung function

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ida Mogensen; Andrei Malinovschi; Christer Jansson; Mona Bafadhel; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; eosinophil; eosinophil cationic protein; eosinophil derived neurotoxin; periostin; neutrophil; fixed airflow obstruction; lung function; asthma attack; asthma symptom;

    Abstract : Asthma is an inflammatory disease in the airways. It is characterized by respiratory symptoms such as wheezing, variable airflow obstruction and impaired lung function development. A better understanding of the underlying inflammation is crucial in order to treat and prevent asthma symptoms and lung function deterioration. READ MORE