Search for dissertations about: "dry eyes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words dry eyes.

  1. 1. Characterization of secretory mechanisms in lacrimal and salivary glands

    Author : Martin Dankis; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dry mouth; dry eyes; antidepressant; muscarinic; purinergic; salivary secretion; tear secretion; lacrimal gland; in vivo; primary culture; co-culture; acinar; myoepithelial;

    Abstract : Dry mouth and dry eyes are multifactorial morbidities that can lead to a severely reduced quality of life. Approximately 20% of the population suffers from ocular or oral dryness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exposure, health effects, immunological markers and biomarkers of susceptibility among Swedish rubber workers

    Author : Lena S Jönsson; Avdelningen för arbets- och miljömedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Yrkesmedicin; arbetsmiljömedicin; industrial medicine; Public health; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Occupational health; Andningsorganen; rubber industry; polymorphisms; vulcanisation fumes; Respiratory system; nausea; headache; exposure-response relationships; biomarkers; symptoms; airways; eyes; TTCA; PAH; 1-hydroxypyrene;

    Abstract : Workers in the rubber industry have an increased risk of several diseases, such as airway disease, cancer and probably cardiovascular disease. The exposure is very complex; carbon disulfide (CS2) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) being two of the contaminants. READ MORE

  3. 3. Indoor environment and air quality in hospital units : Symptoms and signs

    Author : Klas Nordström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; arbets- och miljömedicin; Occupational and Environmental Medicine;

    Abstract : Indoor environment may influence the occurrence of symptoms such as eye, skin and upper airway irritation, headache and fatigue. The aim of the dissertation was to study relations between subjective indoor air quality, such symptoms, clinical signs from the nose and the eyes and the physical indoor environment, in particular the effect of dampness, type of building, and air humidification. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prevention of complications in pediatric cataract surgery

    Author : Maria Kugelberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis was performed to find ways to lessen the complications to pediatric cataract surgery, which is an increasingly safe procedure, also in infants. However, there are some complications to the surgery, which threatens the visual development. The most common complication is aftercataract. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects on the lacrimal drainage function

    Author : Sven Sahlin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The aim of this project was to increase the knowledge on the function of the lacrimal passages. For this purpose, a quantitative test for the lacrimal drainage function is established: the drop test. Two principal parameters are introduced: the lacrimal drainage capacity and the blink output. READ MORE