Search for dissertations about: "emesis"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word emesis.

  1. 1. Nausea and vomiting in patients receiving acupuncture, sham acupuncture or standard care during radiotherapy

    Author : Anna Enblom; Sussanne Börjeson; Gunnar Steineck; Mats Hammar; Elisabet Stener-Victorin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Acupuncture; Cancer; Emesis; Placebo; Radiotherapy; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Background and aim: Many patients with cancer experience emesis (nausea and vomiting) during radiotherapy. The overall aim of this thesis was to improve the situation for patients with risk for emesis during radiotherapy, by evaluating emesis in patients receiving verum (genuine) acupuncture, sham (simulated) acupuncture or standard care during radiotherapy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nausea and emesis in cancer chemotherapy: aspects of occurrence, assessment and treatmeant

    Author : Sussanne Börjeson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Cancer chemotherapy; cancer nursing; nausea; emesis; antiemetics; well-being;

    Abstract : Nausea and emesis are two of the most distressing side-effects cancer patients may experience during chemotherapy. The general aim of this thesis was to acquire knowledge to be used for improving the care of cancer patients during chemotherapy, in particular for the prevention and palliation of chemotherapy-induced nausea and emesis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pain relief during labour and following obstetric and gynaecological surgery with special reference to neuroaxial morphine

    Author : Anette Hein; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Pain is a major clinical problem during childbirth and postoperatively after caesarean section (CS) and hysterectomy. There are several reasons why pain should be minimized; pain is indeed a negative sensation, it affects the birth-experience and the entire post-operative recovery, with reduced wellbeing and extended time in hospital. READ MORE