Search for dissertations about: "chronic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2411 swedish dissertations containing the word chronic.

  1. 1. Chronic Tennis Elbow Aspects on Pathogenesis and Treatment in a Soft Tissue Pain Condition

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Magnus Peterson; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tennis elbow; pain; chronic; soft tissue; imaging; PET; RCT; survey; treatment; exercise; eccentric; concentric; epicondylosis; epicondylitis; tendinosis; tendinitis;

    Abstract : Objectives: To study the treatment practice of chronic tennis elbow (TE) among general practitioners (GPs) and physiotherapists (PTs), the effects of a simple, graded home exercise regime versus expectation, the effects of eccentric versus concentric exercise, and the involvement of the substance P – NK1 receptor system in the peripheral, painful tissue of chronic TE patients by positron emission tomography (PET).Materials and methods: A postal survey regarding therapeutic methods used in patients with chronic TE was sent to 129 GPs and 77 PTs, 81 subjects with chronic TE were randomly and blindly assigned to either an exercise group or a wait list group, 120 subjects were randomly assigned to either eccentric or concentric exercise and ten subjects were examined by PET and the NK1 specific radioligand [11C]GR205171. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chronic Gastritis Diagnosis, natural history and consequences

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Stefan Redéen; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Background & alms: The main cause of chronic gastritis is Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). Clinical manifestations of chronic gastritis are ulcer disease, gastric cancer and mucosa-associated lymphoma tissue (MALT) lymphoma in the stomach. It is uncertain whether gastritis can be diagnosed macroscopically at endoscopy. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients´ Perspectives, Impact of the Disease and Utilization of Spirometry

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mats Arne; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic disease; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; diabetes mellitus; diagnosis; health status; spirometry; physical activity; public health survey; qualitative method; quality of life; rheumatoid arthritis.; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Lung diseases; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Lungsjukdomar; Lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from different perspectives. Focus was on patients at the time of diagnosis, impact of the disease in comparison to other chronic diseases, factors associated with good health and quality of life (QoL), and diagnostic spirometry in clinical practice. READ MORE

  5. 5. Chronic Pain and Exercise Studies on pain intensity, biochemistry, adherence and attitudes

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Linn Karlsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adherence; biochemical substances; chronic pain; physical activity and exercise; treatment;

    Abstract : Chronic pain is common in western countries and entails considerable consequences for the afflicted individuals as well as for the society. Furthermore, chronic pain is complex including an advanced interplay between biological-, psychological- and social aspects. READ MORE