Search for dissertations about: "bronchial asthma"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 93 swedish dissertations containing the words bronchial asthma.

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

    Author : Rain Jõgi; Amund Gulsvik; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : 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. Patients with asthma-like symptoms but negative asthma tests and patients with bronchial asthma

    Author : Karin Ringsberg; Töres Theorell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Asthma-like symptoms; bronchial asthma; coping; dyspnoea; education; hyperventilation; lung function; physical exercise; quality of life; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Patients with asthma-like symptoms but with negative results in asthma tests have recently been identified. The symptoms are mainly triggered by strong odours, physical exercise and mental stress. These patients are often misdiagnosed and mistreated. They mostly have to find coping strategies by themselves. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rehabilitation of adults with asthma : A quantitative and qualitative study

    Author : Margareta Emtner; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Bronchial asthma; rehabilitation; exercise therapy; physical therapy; patient education; exercise-induced asthma; patient compliance; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : The general aim of this study was to evaluate the objective and subjective effects of a comprehensive rehabilitation program for adult asthmatic patients. A combination of quantitative and qualitative methods was used. READ MORE

  4. 4. Asthma in school age : prevalence, incidence and remission in relation to environmental determinants

    Author : Martin Andersson; Eva Rönmark; Bertil Forsberg; Per Nafstad; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; wheeze; environment; prevalence; incidence; remission; vehicle traffic; sensitization; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background In the past half-century, the prevalence of asthma among children and adolescents has risen and asthma has become an important public health challenge in Sweden as well as in many other countries, necessitating further studies on this complex disease and its risk factor pattern. The studies included in this thesis aimed to investigate the clinical expression of childhood asthma over time, to describe the determinants of new-onset and remission of asthma, and to evaluate possible environmental risk factors in northern Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. New aspects of allergic mechanisms and innate immunity in asthma. Alarmins as upstream mediators of asthma inflammation

    Author : Sangeetha Ramu; Lunds universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; Aeroallergens; Airway inflammation; Bronchial epithelial cells; Bronchial smooth muscle cells; Metabolic DAMPs; Proteases; Allergen immunotherapy; Mast cells; Viral infections; innate immunity;

    Abstract : Asthma is a chronic inflammatory lung disease affecting over 300 million individuals worldwide. Both respiratory viral infections and aeroallergens have been identified as important risk factors for asthma. READ MORE