Search for dissertations about: "fall injury"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 74 swedish dissertations containing the words fall injury.

  1. 1. Economic development and injury mortality Studies in global trends from a health transition perspective

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Syed Moniruzzaman; Karlstads universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap; injury; suicide; economic development; health transition; demographic transition; homicide; road traffic injury; fall injury; mortality; GDP per capita; GNP per capita;

    Abstract : Globally, injury is a major public health problem. The extent of the problem varies considerably by demographic subgroups, regions and national income. READ MORE

  2. 2. Injuries among the elderly study of fatal and non-fatal injury events

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Harmeet Sjögren; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [1994]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; elderly; injury; prevention; traffic; home; fall; crash; disease; bicyclist; pedestrian; cost; vehicle;

    Abstract : In view of the expected increase in the proportion of elderly in the population in most western countries, we studied injuries among the elderly (>60 years) by investigating hospital-treated injuries in inpatients and outpatients, and fatal injuries.One-year Hospital Injury Data - Even though the elderly made up only 15% of the injured in one year, they accounted for 42% of the total cost of trauma medical care, showing that injuries among the elderly place a disproportional burden on the health care system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Clinical Aspects of Pediatric Head Injury

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Ramona Åstrand; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Head injury; Traumatic brain injury; Children; Management; Radiology; Biochemical brain injury markers; protein S100B;

    Abstract : Traumatic head injury is one of the leading causes to severe morbidity and death among children. Specific and national management guidelines for pediatric head injuries are lacking in Sweden, and management routines are consequently based on adult guidelines or local guidelines. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fall-Related Injuries Amongst Elderly in Sweden Still an Emerging Risk?

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Finn Nilson; Karlstads universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Elderly; Epidemiology; Falls; Injury; Trends; Risk- och Miljöstudier; Risk and Environmental Studies;

    Abstract : In Sweden, injuries due to falls are the most common cause of injury-related hospitalization and injury-related death amongst elderly. Also, during the 20th century, increasing trends in fall-related injuries have been observed in many high-income countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fall-Related Hip Fracture Predisposing and Precipitating Factors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Breiffni Leavy; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Co-existing disease; Epidemiology; Fall circumstances; Hip fracture; In-depth interviews; Mixed methods; Physical activity perceptions; Psychotropic drugs; Qualitative; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi; Epidemiologi; Epidemiology; Geriatrics; Geriatrik; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : A physically inactive lifestyle is a predisposing risk factor for fall-related hip fracture. The circumstances, or precipitating factors, surrounding hip fractures are, however, not well understood, a factor of relevance for Swedish adults who have one of the highest hip fracture risks in the world. READ MORE