Search for dissertations about: "asthma"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 412 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; Uppsala universitet.; [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; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [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. Health-Related Quality of Life in Asthma

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mai Leander; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; adult; quality of life; cohort studies; longitudinal study; questionnaires; epidemiology; prognosis; Gothenburg quality of life instrument; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Asthma; Adult; Quality of Life; Cohort Studies; Longitudinal study; Questionnaires; Epidemiology; Prognosis; Gothenburg Quality of Life Instrument; Göteborg Quality of Life Instrument;

    Abstract : Health-related quality of life (HRQL) has become an important outcome in asthma, since traditional outcomes, such as respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function, might not entirely express the patient’s perception of the limitations caused by the disease. The aim of this thesis was to study HRQL in asthma and to analyse if HRQL was related to asthma onset and prognosis. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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; Uppsala universitet.; [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

  5. 5. Social Determinants in Asthma Population-based studies on asthma and respiratory symptoms in relation to occupation, occupational exposure and socioeconomic status

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Christian Schyllert; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    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