Search for dissertations about: "chronic bronchitis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words chronic bronchitis.

  1. 1. Asthma, chronic bronchitis and respiratory symptoms prevalence and important determinants

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Bo Lundbäck; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; chronic bronchitis; epidemiology; prevalence; determinants;

    Abstract : The Obstructive Lung Disease in Northern Sweden study's (OLIN) overall aim is prevention of obstructive airways diseases; asthma, chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The first part of the OLIN study was a cross- sectional study in three phases, which aimed to estimate the prevalence obstructive lung diseases and to collect data on possible determinants of diseases. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bronchoscopic investigations in chronic bronchitis

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Gerdt C. Riise; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1994]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

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  3. 3. Occupational air pollutants and non-malignant respiratory disorders especially in miners thesis IX

    University dissertation from Umeå : Yrkes- och miljömedicin

    Author : Ulf Hedlund; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : respiratory symptoms; occupational epidemiology; mining; asthma; airway inflammation; dust; diesel exhaust; quartz; chronic bronchitis; silicosis; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Aim. To assess associations between occupational air pollution and respiratory health, especially in miners.Background. Indications of associations between occupational exposure or social economic status and respiratory health have been found in several population-based studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Asthma, chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and respiratory symptoms among adults in Estonia : Prevalence and risk factors - comparison with Sweden and Finland - The "FinEsS" studies - Estonia I

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Institute of Enviromental Medicine

    Author : Mari Meren; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epidemiology; asthma; chronic bronchitis; COPD; Estonia; the FinEsS Studies;

    Abstract : The thesis is based on original research data of the Estonian part of the "FinEsS" studies, which are cross-sectional comparative studies between Finland, Estonia and Sweden aiming to estimate the prevalence of respiratory symptoms, asthma, chronic bronchitis, COPD and allergy and to assess risk factors for the diseases and conditions. In Estonia the study areas included Tallinn, the capital of the country, Saaremaa, an agricultural island in the Baltic Sea, and Narva, a heavily industrialised town located at the Russian border. READ MORE

  5. 5. Traffic pollution and chronic respiratory disease. Epidemiological studies in children and adults in southern Sweden

    University dissertation from Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Anna Lindgren; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; COPD; Air pollution; Traffic; NOx; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : This thesis investigate if long-term exposure to traffic pollution is a risk factor for development of chronic respiratory disease and allergy in adults and children in southern Sweden (Scania). Information about health was obtained from surveys and health care registers. READ MORE