Search for dissertations about: "cotinine"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the word cotinine.

  1. 1. Smoking cessation and health promotion around pregnancy

    Author : Lena Lendahls; Allmänmedicin och samhällsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Public health; health providers.; health counselling; intervention; smoking cessation; cotinine; risk factors; Pregnancy; smoking habits;

    Abstract : A smoking cessation program targeting pregnant women and their partners was monitored during 17 years and subjected to several substudies. All women in Blekinge, who gave birth in the months of September during the period 1984 to 2000, were asked to fill out a questionnaire, anonymously, about their smoking habits before and during pregnancy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Environmental risk factors for multiple sclerosis

    Author : Jonatan Salzer; Peter Sundström; Kjell-Morten Myhr; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Multiple sclerosis; risk factors in epidemiology; prospective; month of birth; vitamin D; vitamin A; C-reactive protein; hygiene hypothesis; smoking; cotinine; Epstein-Barr virus; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system. It usually strikes during young adulthood, and 2.5 million individuals are estimated to have the disease worldwide. READ MORE

  3. 3. Passive Smoking in Children : The Importance of Parents’ Smoking and Use of Protective Measures

    Author : AnnaKarin Johansson; Johnny Ludvigsson; Arne Halling; Göran Hermansson; Stefan Janson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ETS; infant; child; cotinine; smoking behaviour; protective measures; parents; home; tobacco; child health care; ABIS; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Passive smoking has been recognised as a health hazard, and chidren are especially vulnerable. The general aim of this thesis was to describe and analyse the importance of parents’ smoking and smoking behaviour for children’s tobacco smoke exposure. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sudden infant death syndrome : A medico-legal study of related cardiovascular, toxilogical and genetic findings

    Author : Petra Råsten Almqvist; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Cardiovascular malformation; Cotinine; Heart weight; mtDNA; Myocarditis; Nicotine; SIDS;

    Abstract : The present medico-legal investigation of the deaths of infants less than one year of age was designed to enhance our understanding of the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Special emphasis was placed on the significance of cardiovascular pathology (including heart weight, malformations and myocarditis); exposure to nicotine; and mutations and/or polymorphisms in mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). READ MORE

  5. 5. Smoking cessation during pregnancy

    Author : Rune Lindqvist; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Attitude; carbon monoxide; cotinine; locus of control; midwifery; pamphlets; pregnancy; prenatal care; smoking; smoking cessation;

    Abstract : Smoking habits, attitudes to smoking, and sources of information were monitored at three antenatal clinics (ANC) in suburban Stockholm, Sweden, during 1987-88. A questionnaire was mailed to pregnant women and their partners in a pre-intervention study. Of 582 women enlisted at the ANCs, 433 (74%) were included. READ MORE