Search for dissertations about: "exposure factors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 907 swedish dissertations containing the words exposure factors.

  1. 1. Nonmalignant health effects of arsenic exposure

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Mahfuzar Rahman; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; arsenic; case-control study; cross-sectional study; diabetes mellitus; drinking water; epidemiology; exposure; keratosis; public health. hypertension; risk factors; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : This thesis comprises a series of studies concerning occupational and environmental exposure to arsenic and some novel chronic health effects of this element, namely diabetes mellitus and hypertension. Substantial prevalence of the well-known skin manifestations of arsenic ingestion was also found to occur as a result of environmental exposure through drinking water. READ MORE

  2. 2. Blood exposure in health care : health care workers' and patients' experiences

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ulla-Britt Lymer; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; blood-exposure; needle-stick; compliance; universal precautions; balancing; quality care; nursing; patients conceptions; grounded theory; phenomenography; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Blood-exposure; quaIity care;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to describe and analyse health care workers' blood-exposure incidents, protective measures, and the motives behind decision making about risks and protective measures. The aim was also to procure knowledge about patients' conceptions about their care, and if precautions taken by the health care workers were included in quaiity care. READ MORE

  3. 3. Human response to wind turbine noise perception, annoyance and moderating factors

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Institute of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Göteborg University

    Author : Eja Pedersen; Högskolan i Halmstad.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Noise; Environmental exposure; Wind; Audio-visual interaction; Low-level noise exposure; wind turbines; noise annoyance; sound perception; audio-visual interaction; low-level noise exposure;

    Abstract : Aims: The aims of this thesis were to describe and gain an understanding of how people who live in the vicinity of wind turbines are affected by wind turbine noise, and how individual, situational and visual factors, as well as sound properties, moderate the response.Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out in a flat, mainly rural area in Sweden, with the objective to estimate the prevalence of noise annoyance and to examine the dose-response relationship between A-weighted sound pressure levels (SPLs) and perception of and annoyance with wind turbine noise. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exposure, telomere length, and cancer risk

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Huiqi Li; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; exposure; telomere; methylation; chromosomal aberration; cancer risk; rubber fumes; arsenic; welding fumes; diesel exhaust; particulate matter;

    Abstract : Telomeres are tandem repeats of TTAGGG at the end of eukaryotic chromosomes. Telomeres play a key role in chromosome stability and regulation of the cellular lifespan. Telomeres are shortened during cell division, and probably, by not yet well characterised factors in the environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cabin Air Quality in Commercial Aircraft Exposure, Symptoms and Signs

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Torsten Lindgren; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; airline crew; aviation medicine; micro-organism; cabin air quality; air humidity; atopy; occupational exposure; environmental tobacco smoke ETS ; psychosocial work environment; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; arbets- och miljömedicin; Occupational and Environmental Medicine;

    Abstract : The objective of the dissertation was to study the cabin environment, and identify personal and environmental risk factors, associated with symptoms, and perception of cabin air quality. Another objective was to study if ban of smoking, and increased relative air humidity on intercontinental flights, could have a beneficial health effect. READ MORE