Search for dissertations about: "cold"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 833 swedish dissertations containing the word cold.

  1. 1. Effects of cold and hand-arm vibration on the peripheral neurosensory and vascular system an occupational perspective

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Daniel Carlsson; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hand-arm vibration; Raynaud’s phenomenon; paresthesia; sensation of cold; hand-arm vibration syndrome; quantitative sensory testing; cold sensitivity; cold; cold exposure; frostbite; Sweden; cold injury; military; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background In Swedish working life, exposure to cold and exposure to hand-arm vibration (HAV) are two common health hazards. Health effects of HAV in the neurosensory, vascular and musculoskeletal systems are collectively denoted hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), and have been thoroughly studied. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cold finger

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Clas Backman; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Human; vascular; microsurgery; replantation; Cold intolerance; Vasospa;

    Abstract : Post Traumatic Cold Intolerance is the most common, and often the most prominent disabilityfrom hand trauma. The discomfort caused by cold is believed to be linked to a dysfunction o f thedigital vasoregulation, but its pathophysiology is poorly understood. Cold induced vasospasm, i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Short-term effects of ambient temperature on daily deaths and hospital admissions

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Joacim Rocklöv; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; temperature; humidity; weather; climate; climate change; hot; heat; cold; cold spell; cold wave; heat wave; health; hospitalization; hospital admission; death; mortality; morbidity; epidemiology; environmental epidemiology; time series; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background: Incidence of death and hospitalizations have been observed to depend on short-term changes in weather and to increase with extreme temperatures. This thesis aims to strengthen the scientific knowledge on the relationship between temperature and daily deaths, but also the relationship between temperature and daily hospital admissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cold Sensitivity in injured and normal hands. Consequences for daily life

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Ingela Carlsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Behavioural treatment; cold sensitivity; Cold Intolerance Symptom Severity questionnaire; cold intolerance; Cold Sensitivity Severity scale; hand injury; health-related quality of life; hand-arm vibration syndrome; occupation; Potential Work Exposure Scale;

    Abstract : Cold sensitivity is a common and persistent complaint after various hand injuries and diseases. The general aim of the thesis was to investigate the consequences of cold sensitivity for daily life in patients with traumatic hand injuries and hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). READ MORE

  5. 5. A Cold War Pursuit : Soviet refugees in Sweden, 1945-54

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Santérus Academic Press Sweden

    Author : Cecilia Notini Burch; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; refugee policy; Cold War; security; ethnicity; human rights; social control; Sweden; Soviet Union; Balts; Ingrians; Russians; flyktingpolitik; kalla kriget; säkerhetspolitik; etnicitet; mänskliga rättigheter; social kontroll; Sverige; Sovjetunionen; balter; ingermanländare; ryssar; historia; History;

    Abstract : What determines refugee policies in liberal democracies? Humanitarianism? International relations? Economics? Identity issues? International law? Concerns for national security? This book explores these factors through a case study of non-aligned Sweden’s management of Soviet refugees during the first decade of the Cold War. The policy of admission and political asylum; the government’s handling of direct Soviet demands regarding refugees; the Swedish authorities’ surveillance strategies and the continuing living conditions of individuals who were permitted to stay, are all studied in depth. READ MORE