Search for dissertations about: "birth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1199 swedish dissertations containing the word birth.

  1. 1. Surviving birth : Studies of a simplified neonatal resuscitation protocol in a low-income context using a mixed-methods approach

    Author : Johan Wrammert; Mats Målqvist; Nalini Singhal; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cause of death; focus group; guideline adherence; infant; low-income population; low birth weight; Nepal; neonatal resuscitation; nurse midwives; neonatal mortality; newborn; perinatal mortality; preterm; quality improvement cycle; teamwork; postnatal; video recording;

    Abstract : United Nations has lately stated ambitious health targets for 2030 in the Sustainable Development Goal agenda, following the already achieved progress between 1990 and 2015 when the number of children dying before the age of five was reduced by more than half. However, the mortality reduction in the first month of life after birth has not kept the same pace. READ MORE

  2. 2. Birth asphyxia : Fetal scalp blood sampling and risk factors for hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

    Author : Lena Liljeström; Maria Jonsson; Anna-Karin Wikström; Ulf Högberg; Andreas Herbst; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : asphyxia; fetal scalp blood sampling; hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy; obstetric emergencies; operative deliveries for fetal distress; overweight; short stature; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Preventing birth asphyxia is a major challenge in delivery care. The aims of this thesis were to evaluate fetal scalp blood sampling (FBS) and explore risk factors for moderate to severe neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). READ MORE

  3. 3. Public Health Aspects of Preterm Birth. Studies using Scandinavian population-based data

    Author : Nils-Halvdan Morken; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : preterm birth; preterm delivery; subgroups; spontaneous preterm birth; iatrogenic preterm birth; birth weight; fetal growth; reference population; outcome; cerebral palsy; prediction;

    Abstract : Background: Preterm birth is an unresolved serious global health problem. Research must be multi-disciplinary, with assessment of risk factors and causative agents at many levels of observation. Such an important level is the public health aspect of preterm birth. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Birth to Senescence. Studies on factors at birth and their relation to morbidity in women in adult life

    Author : Susan W. Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; birth weight; birth length; gestational age; recall; epidemiology; longitudinal; middle age; women; blood pressure; hypertension; cancer;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with factors at birth and their relation to disease in later adulthood. The aims of this thesis were to a) identify variables in Swedish midwife records at the early part of the 1900's and their relation to birth outcome; b) assess agreement between self-reported birth weight and recorded birth weight; and, c) examine the relationship between size at birth and 1) hypertension, and, 2) cancer morbidity in adult women. READ MORE

  5. 5. Decision-making in critical situations during pregnancy and birth

    Author : Margaretha Danerek; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; birth; pregnancy; critical situations; decision-making; attitudes; midwife; obstetrician;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe the experiences of obstetricians and parents and the attitudes of midwives in relation to critical situations during pregnancy and birth. The data collection (Paper I and II) started in year 2000 with interviews with obstetricians (n=14) concerning the meaning of being in ethically difficult situations. READ MORE