Search for dissertations about: "convulsions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the word convulsions.

  1. 1. Cyanide and central nervous system : a study with focus on brain dopamine

    Author : Gudrun Cassel; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; CNS; cyanide; dopaminergic system; convulsions; receptor binding; tyrosine hydroxylase; monoamine oxidase; extracellular release; inositol phosphate; GABA; GAD;

    Abstract : The brain is a major target site in acute cyanide intoxication, as indicated by several symptoms and signs. Cyanide inhibits the enzyme cytochrome oxidase. This inhibition causes impaired oxygen utilization in all cells affected, severe metabolic acidosis and inhibited production of energy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neonatal complications following birth by vacuum extraction

    Author : Katarina Åberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Vacuum extraction is a common method of delivery presently accounting for approximately 7 percent of all deliveries in Sweden. It is considered an important and safe obstetric procedure, although both maternal and neonatal complications exist. READ MORE

  3. 3. Trace Element Analysis with Application to Environmental Pollutants Studies in Vietnam

    Author : Thi Hong Nguyen; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; blood; environmental samples; discriminant analysis; ICP-MS; coal mining; hair; EDXRF; microwave digestion; CV-AAS; urine; sample preparation; coal combustion;

    Abstract : In the work presented here the attention has been focused on optimising sample preparation and analytical techniques for trace element determination, analytical quality assurance and environmental applications. Trace element concentrations in various environmental matrices were investigated using Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (EDXRF), Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectro-metry (ICP-MS) and Cold Vapour Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (CV-AAS). READ MORE

  4. 4. Mechanisms of excitability in the central and peripheral nervous systems : Implications for epilepsy and chronic pain

    Author : Jenny Tigerholm; Erik Fransén; Dieter Jaeger; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Dendritic excitability; synchronized synaptic input; multicompartment model; epilepsy; axonal excitability; silent C–fibres; Hodgkin–Huxley dynamics; conduction velocity; KA;

    Abstract : The work in this thesis concerns mechanisms of excitability of neurons. Specifically, it deals with how neurons respond to input, and how their response is controlled by ion channels and other active components of the neuron. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring malaria case mangement of underfive children at households and public primary health care facilities in Kibaha district, Tanzania

    Author : Stephen ED Nsimba; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Malaria; underfive children; chloroquine; sulfadoxine pyrimethamine; case management; mothers guardians; households; public health care facilities; Tanzania;

    Abstract : Background: Chloroquine (CQ) was the first line drug for treating malaria in Tanzania until 2001 when it was replaced with sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine (SP). The first four studies (I -IV) were conducted before the policy change, and the last one (V) after. READ MORE