Search for dissertations about: "case-fatality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the word case-fatality.

  1. 1. Manifestations and Survival in Coronary Heart Disease

    Author : Kerstin Dudas; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : coronary heart disease; acute coronary syndrome; coronary-bypass grafting; mortality; case fatality; survival; manifestation; predictors; risk factors; trends; cholesterol;

    Abstract : Aim: To investigate how risk factors predict manifestations in coronary heart disease (CHD), and trends in short-term and long-term survival including trends in out-of-hospital mortality. Populations and methods: In the first study 7388 men aged 47 to 55 and free of previous acute myocardial infarction (AMI) or stroke were investigated during 28 years’ follow-up. READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiology of stroke in an urban population - aspects of time, place and person

    Author : Farhad Khan; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; case fatality; Public health; epidemiologi; epidemiology; Stroke; temporal trends; marital status; ethnic groups; survival; stroke outcome; life events; incidence; geography; Sweden; Folkhälsa;

    Abstract : The present thesis explored the epidemiology of stroke in Malmö, Sweden, an urban population of approximately 250000 inhabitants. Incidence of stroke in Malmö has been monitored since 1989. The National census investigation in 1990 was used to get information about the background population in the city. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stroke with a focus in the elderly : from a gender and socioeconomic perspective

    Author : Ulrika Löfmark; Anne Hammarström; Cecilia Björkelund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : stroke; elderly; incidence; case fatality; gender perspective; socioeconomic status; grounded theory; power relations; negotiations; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability in Sweden and in the Western world. Despite this, stroke with focus on elderly is a field where few studies have been conducted from a gender and socioeconomic perspective. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shift work and cardiovascular disease

    Author : Jonas Hermansson; Anders Knutsson; Berndt Karlsson; Katja Gillander Gådin; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Shift work; epidemiology; cardiovascular disease; stroke; case fatality;

    Abstract : Shift work is a work schedule being the opposite of normal daytime work, often defined as working time outside normal daytime hours (06:00 to 18:00). In recent years, shift work has been associated with an increased risk of numerous chronic conditions including for example cardiovascular disease, some types of cancer, type II diabetes, and the metabolic syndrome. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects on stroke outcome : survival, functional status, depression and sex differences in Riks-Stroke, the National Quality Register for Stroke Care

    Author : Marie Eriksson; Birgitta Stegmayr; Bo Norrving; Andreas Terént; Bent Indredavik; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; stroke; stroke outcome; registry; sex differences; case fatality; functional recovery; depression; Medicine; Medicin;

    Abstract : Stroke is a major cause of death and disability worldwide. In Sweden, about 30 000 strokes occur each year. The aim of this thesis was to analyse survival, functional outcome and self-reported depression after stroke, and to explore possible differences between men and women in stroke care and outcome. READ MORE