Search for dissertations about: "chronic symptoms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 425 swedish dissertations containing the words chronic symptoms.

  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. Chronic neck pain An epidemiological, psychological and SPECT study with emphasis on whiplash-associated disorders

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kirurgisk och perioperativ vetenskap

    Author : Michel Guez; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Prevalence of chronic neck pain; chronic low-back pain; whiplash; WAD; neuropsychology; VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine; VETERINÄRMEDICIN Medicin;

    Abstract : Chronic neck pain, a common cause of disability, seems to be the result of several interacting mechanisms. In addition to degenerative and inflammatory changes and trauma, psychological and psychosocial factors are also involved. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gastrointestinal symptoms in chronic renal failure. Prevalence and pathophysiological mechanisms

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Hans Strid; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic renal failure; end-stage renal disease; gastrointestinal symptoms; overuse; proton pump inhibitors; H2-receptor antagonists; quality of life; manometry; small intestinal bacterial overgrowth; gastric emptying; Helicobacter pylori;

    Abstract : Chronic renal failure (CRF) has a varying etiology and is characterised by an increasing accumulation of toxic metabolic waste products in the blood. Malnutrition is a common finding in uraemic patients and is regarded as a marker for morbidity and mortality. Many factors, including gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, lead to malnutrition in CRF. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chronic stress among adolescents Contributing factors and associations with academic achievement

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Karin Schraml; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Chronic stress; adolescents; academic achievement; sleep; social jetlag; self-esteem; demand-control-support; gender; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : According to recent nationwide surveys there have been dramatic increases in stress and serious stress-related health problems among Swedish adolescents. The aims of the present thesis were to investigate the prevalence of perceived chronic stress among sixteen-year-old adolescents who attended their first year at high-ranking high schools in the Stockholm area, to examine if factors that have been found to be relevant in the development of chronic stress among adults also contribute to chronic stress among adolescents, and to investigate the associations between chronic stress and sleep-related variables and academic achievement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease clinical phenotyping, mortality and causes of death

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Sami Sawalha; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Phenotyping; chronic airflow obstruction; COPD; productive cough; pre- and postbronchodilator airway obstruction; co-morbidity; epidemiology; mortality; causes of death; sex; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : BackgroundChronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is common. The estimated prevalence is about 10% among adults, but varies largely dependent on the major risk factors age and smoking. Under-diagnosis of COPD is substantial and is related to disease severity. READ MORE