Search for dissertations about: "cognitive impairment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 307 swedish dissertations containing the words cognitive impairment.

  1. 1. Cognitive impairment in medical inpatients

    University dissertation from Clinical Memory Research Unit, Lund University

    Author : Gustav Torisson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cognitive impairment; dementia; delirium; hospitalisations; activities of daily living; computerised tomography; quality of life; inpatients;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Befolkningsutvecklingen i Sverige medför att allt fler människor blir äldre. Detta är ett positivt resultat till följd av att befolkningen är vid bättre hälsa. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hippocampal volumetry in mild cognitive impairment

    University dissertation from Clinical Memory Research Unit, Lund University

    Author : Carl Eckerström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mild cognitive impairment; dementia; Alzheimer s disease; vascular dementia; MRI; hippocampus; white matter lesions; CFS biomarkers; neuropsychology;

    Abstract : Dementia is a syndrome with cognitive decline as a prominent feature. MCI is similarly a syndrome of cognitive decline, albeit with much subtler symptoms, and has been identified as a condition at risk for progression to dementia. A considerable clinical challenge lies in identifying MCI patients with an underlying dementia disorder. READ MORE

  3. 3. Blood pressure in advanced age with focus on epidemiology, cognitive impairment and mortality

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Lena Molander; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Blood pressure; hypertension; very old; mortality; epidemiology; cognitive impairment; dementia; Blodtryck; hypertoni; mycket gamla; dödlighet; epidemiologi; demens; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Geriatrics and medical gerontology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi; geriatrik; Geriatrics; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : The general conception is that blood pressure increases with age, but that diastolic blood pressure (DBP) starts decreasing in the elderly. There are, however, indications that systolic blood pressure (SBP) might also decline in advanced age, but further studies are needed to establish whether this is true. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prodromal Cognitive Signs of Dementia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Simona Sacuiu; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cognitive function; mild cognitive impairment; prediction of dementia; Alzheimer s disease; vascular dementia; population study; birth cohort trends; terminal decline;

    Abstract : The increase in proportion of elderly worldwide, coupled with the fact that increasing age is a primary risk factor for dementia, have fuelled the efforts to unveil the warning signs of dementia. Although important achievements have been made in this field during the last decades, many questions are still to be answered. READ MORE

  5. 5. Validation of brief cognitive tests in mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies

    University dissertation from Clinical Memory Research Unit, Lund University

    Author : Sebastian Palmqvist; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cognitive tests; neuropsychology; Alzheimer’s disease; dementia with Lewy bodies; mild cognitive impairment; treatment evaluation; acetylcholinesterase inhibitors; differential diagnosis; longitudinal studies; dementia; cerebrospinal fluid; forecasting;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Bakgrund Uppskattningsvis har 34 miljoner människor världen över någon typ av demenssjukdom. Sjukdomarna leder till stort lidande för både patienter och anhöriga och beräknas kosta samhället 422 miljarder amerikanska dollar årligen. READ MORE