Search for dissertations about: "complementary and alternative medicin"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words complementary and alternative medicin.

  1. 1. Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Surgical Care

    Author : Kristofer Bjerså; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Complementary Therapies; Komplementära terapier; Complementary medicine; Komplementära metoder; Complementary and Alternative medicine CAM ; Komplementär och alternativmedicin KAM ; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgical Care; Kirurgisk vård; Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation TENS ; Osteopathic Medicine; Osteopati; Perceptions; Uppfattningar; Knowledge; Kunskap; Epidural Analgesia; Post-thoracic symptoms;

    Abstract : International and national use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is high in the general population and among patients. The level of knowledge about CAM among health care professions is low, but an interest in receiving education about this field has been observed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Impact of Lifestyle, Hormones, and Genes on Breast Cancer

    Author : Maria Hietala; Bröstca-genetik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Breast cancer; BRCA1; BRCA2; androgen receptor; CAG; GGC; polymorphism; htSNP; oral contraceptives; testosterone; breast-feeding; prolactin; premenopausal women; CYP2D; complementary and alternative medicin; antidepressants;

    Abstract : Approximately 7000 women are diagnosed and 1500 women die from breast cancer in Sweden every year. The aim of this thesis was to study the interplay of polymorphisms, hormone levels, lifestyle, and the use of concomitant medication in relation to risk and prognosis in two cohorts: one composed of young healthy women from high-risk breast cancer families and the other of breast cancer patients from the general population. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quantification Methods for Clinical Studies in Nuclear Medicine - Applications in AMS, PET/CT and SPECT/CT

    Author : Marie Sydoff; Malmö Medicinsk strålningsfysik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nuclear Medicine; AMS; PET CT; SPECT CT; dosimetry; internal dosimetry; quantification; activity quantification; volume delineation; radiation; biokinetics; pharmacokinetics; biodistribution;

    Abstract : An essential part of the development of new radiopharmaceuticals for use in diagnostic nuclear medicine is the determination of its biokinetic properties. The uptake and turn-over of the radiopharmaceutical in the source organs is of great interest since this could determine whether the radiopharmaceutical would be suitable for clinical use or not. READ MORE

  4. 4. Clinical Studies on Adrenocortical Tumours using  [11C]-metomidate Positron Emission Tomography

    Author : Joakim Hennings; Per Hellman; Bo Wängberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : Adrenal tumours, discovered en passant in patients undergoing radiological examinations for non-adrenal disease, so-called adrenal incidentalomas, have increased dramatically in the recent era of more sophisticated diagnostic modalities such as high resolution multidetector computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Furthermore, primary aldosteronism (PA) has been documented in several screening studies as being far more common than previously believed among hypertensive patients. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inflammatory bowel disease and complementary and alternative medicine - The perspectives of patients and healthcare professionals

    Author : Annelie Lindberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term that covers ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD). The causes of IBD are unknown and the incidence is increasing. IBD is a lifelong disease with severe symptoms that affect daily life and Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL). READ MORE