Search for dissertations about: "burn thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 170 swedish dissertations containing the words burn thesis.

  1. 1. Water physiology in burn victims

    Author : Joachim Zdolsek; Tøstolv Lund; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Total body water; Extracellular fluid; Burn; Bioelectrical impedance; Oedema; Extracellular matrix; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Patients who sustain a burn injury of more than 20 - 30 % TBSA will, if untreated, develop burn shock within a couple of hours. Flcid is lost fi·om the vascular compartment due to suction from the interstitium of the wound and due to a generalised increase in vascular permeability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neuroendocrine Stress Response after Burn Trauma

    Author : Andreas Lindahl; Bengt Gerdin; Lisa Ekselius; Kristofer Rubin; Riddez Louis; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Burn; Injuries; Neuroendocrine; Intensive Care; Cortisol; Chromogranin A; Natriuretic peptides; Plastikkirurgi; Plastic Surgery;

    Abstract : Some aspects of the stress response during acute intensive care for severe burns are described and quantified by measuring hormonal and neuroendocrine patterns and relating these to organ function in the short term. This includes an assessment of whether there are markers for the severity of stress that are better than conventional descriptors of the severity of a burn in predicting failing organ function. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diagnosing Burn-out : An Anthropological Study of a Social Concept in Sweden

    Author : Torbjörn Friberg; Lund University; []
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  4. 4. Return to Work and Health-related Quality of Life after Severe Burn

    Author : Caisa Öster; Lisa Ekselius; Morten Kildal; Mona Eklund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Burn; Return to work; Health-related quality of life; Outcome assessment; Rehabilitation; Injuries; Psychiatric Disorders; Personality Disorder; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Abstract : A major burn is one of the most severe traumas a person can experience, and recovery can be a protracted process. The principal aim was to increase the knowledge base regarding factors related to return to work and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) after burns. READ MORE

  5. 5. Outcome of burn care : the mortality perspective

    Author : Laura Pompermaier; Folke Sjöberg; Ingrid Steinvall; Mats Fredrikson; Johan Thorfinn; Jyrki Vuola; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : Background: Despite the improvements in burn care during the last decades, burns remain catastrophic for the patients and a challenge for the care-givers.  The early outcome of burn care is to assess its quality and to improve it, but the crucial outcome is mortality, which is the main focus of this thesis. READ MORE