Search for dissertations about: "drug dosage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 swedish dissertations containing the words drug dosage.

  1. 1. Towards Individualized Drug Dosage - General Methods and Case Studies

    University dissertation from Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Martin Fransson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; drug dosage; population pharmacokinetics; biochemical modelling; identifiability; parameter estimation; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Theoretical chemistry Bioinformatics; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Teoretisk kemi Bioinformatik;

    Abstract : Progress in individualized drug treatment is of increasing importance, promising to avoid much human suffering and reducing medical treatment costs for society. The strategy is to maximize the therapeutic effects and minimize the negative side effects of a drug on individual or group basis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pharmacokinetic dosing of factor VIII and factor IX in prophylactic treatment of haemophilia

    University dissertation from Hospital Pharmacy, Malmö University Hospital, S-205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Maj Carlsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Haematology; Prophylaxis; Pharmacokinetics; Pharmaceutical service; Haemophilia B; Haemophilia A; Factor IX; Factor VIII; Drug distribution; Cost-effectiveness; Dosage; extracellular fluids; Hematologi; extracellulära vätskor;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis was to increase cost-effectiveness in prophylactic treatment of haemophilia. Prophylaxis is effective to prevent bleedings and arthropathy, but the high cost limits its use. First, a new distribution system for clotting factor concentrates was implemented in Sweden to improve availability and reduce risks and costs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Polymer Gels as Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms Rheological Performance and Physicochemical Interactions at the Gel-Mucus Interface for Formulations Intended for Mucosal Drug Delivery

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Helene Hägerström; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pharmaceutics; gel; rheology; mucoadhesion; mucosal drug delivery; in situ gel; gellan gum; Carbopol; tensile strength; nasal mucosa; intranasal administration; dielectric spectroscopy; Galenisk farmaci; PHARMACY Pharmaceutics; FARMACI Galenisk farmaci;

    Abstract : Drug delivery to the nasal and ocular mucosa faces several obstacles. One of these is from the effective clearance mechanisms present in the nose and eye. Polymer gels with suitable rheological properties can facilitate the absorption of poorly absorbed drugs by increasing the contact time of the drug with the mucosa. READ MORE

  4. 4. Safety of Medication in Paediatrics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kristina Star; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; paediatrics; adverse drug reaction; drug-related problem; medication error; patient safety; individual case safety reports; pharmacovigilance; medication; nurses; health care personnel; dosage form; NSAID; dosing; prescription; antipsychotic medicines; postmarketing surveillance; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Background: In paediatrics, the limited documentation to guide medication, the lack of suitable dosage forms, and the continuous development in childhood present a scenario where safety of medication is a particular challenge.Aim: To explore reported adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and the challenges in prescribing and administering medicines in paediatrics, in order to identify and suggest areas needing international surveillance within medication safety and improvement in the clinical setting. READ MORE

  5. 5. Drug-related problems. Identification, characteristics and pharmacy interventions

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Tommy Westerlund; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Drug-related problems; counseling; dyspepsia; IT-based documentation; OTC; pharmaceutical care; pharmacy interventions; pharmacy practice; referrals; self-medication; Sweden;

    Abstract : Introduction: Drug-related morbidity and mortality represent a major problem to patients, public health and society. Hence, there is a need to do more research in patients' medication practices and to find ways to improve the use of drugs. READ MORE