Search for dissertations about: "coronary heart disease"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 316 swedish dissertations containing the words coronary heart disease.

  1. 1. Manifestations and Survival in Coronary Heart Disease

    Author : Kerstin Dudas; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : coronary heart disease; acute coronary syndrome; coronary-bypass grafting; mortality; case fatality; survival; manifestation; predictors; risk factors; trends; cholesterol;

    Abstract : Aim: To investigate how risk factors predict manifestations in coronary heart disease (CHD), and trends in short-term and long-term survival including trends in out-of-hospital mortality. Populations and methods: In the first study 7388 men aged 47 to 55 and free of previous acute myocardial infarction (AMI) or stroke were investigated during 28 years’ follow-up. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pharmaceutical care in coronary heart disease

    Author : Malin Johansson Östbring; Göran Petersson; Lina Hellström; Tommy Eriksson; Hughes Carmel; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; pharmaceutical care; patient experience; medication adherence; medicine management; medication review; motivational interviewing; coronary heart disease; secondary prevention; low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; cardiac rehabilitation; multi-professional collaboration; drug-related problems; pragmatic clinical trial; randomized controlled trial; qualitative analysis; process evaluation; Biomedical Sciences; Biomedicinsk vetenskap; Health and Caring Sciences; Hälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Background: In coronary heart disease (CHD), pharmaceutical care implies that health care professionals cooperate with the patient to optimize drug therapy primarily for secondary prevention. Low adherence and discontinuation of drugs are common among patients with CHD, and this is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Coronary Heart Disease and Erectile Dysfunction

    Author : Rasmus Borgquist; Kardiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; risk factors; Cardiovascular system; Kardiovaskulära systemet; Erectile dysfunction; coronary heart disease;

    Abstract : Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a common condition associated with a high mortality. There is now growing evidence that erectile dysfunction (ED) in men may be a suitable marker of sub-clinical cardiovascular disease, identifying patients at high risk for future CHD. READ MORE

  4. 4. Psychological distress in coronary heart disease : Risk indicators, treatment and cardiovascular prognosis

    Author : Fredrika Norlund; Claes Held; Erik Olsson; Petra Lindfors; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; psychological distress; myocardial infarction; coronary heart disease; depression; anxiety; stress; cognitive behavioral therapy; iCBT; stress management; cardiac rehabilitation; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to: (1) explore factors associated with emotional distress; (2) investigate psychosocial stress as a risk factor for cardiovascular (CV) morbidity in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD); (3) investigate the impact of group-based stress management on psychological outcomes, and if that mediates risk of CV events; and (4) evaluate an internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) for emotional distress in patients with a recent myocardial infarction (MI).In Study I, data from the national registry SWEDEHEART on 27,267 MI patients < 75 years was used. READ MORE

  5. 5. International migration and coronary heart disease

    Author : Ebba Hedlund; Stockholms universitet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; migration; coronary heart disease; country of birth; twins; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Environmental medicine; Miljömedicin; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : In today’s globalised world, with considerable international migration, knowledge about the health of immigrants is becoming increasingly important. In Sweden, about 13% of the population or over one million persons are born outside the country. READ MORE