Search for dissertations about: "geriatric medicine"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 74 swedish dissertations containing the words geriatric medicine.

  1. 1. Anthropometry in the elderly. Population studies on longitudinal changes, secular trends and risk for morbidity and mortality

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Debashish Kumar Dey; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anthropometry; height; body weight; body mass index; waist circumference; longitudinal changes; ageing; secular trends; stroke; morbidity; mortality; elderly;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to a) describe longitudinal changes in height and body weight (BW) between the ages 70 and 95y; b) describe secular trends in height and BW of 70-year-olds and their relation to social and lifestyle factors; c) investigate waist circumference (WC) and body mass index (BMI) at age 70 as risk for stroke during a 15-y follow-up; and, d) examine the relationship between 1) BMI at age 70 and 15-y all- cause mortality, 2) the percentage of weight change from age 70 to 75 and subsequent 5- and 10-y mortality. The studies were performed within the framework of the gerontological and geriatric population studies in Göteborg, Sweden-the H70 studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Geriatric decision-making : a study af medical and organizational aspects of discharge planning

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karin Styrborn; [1994]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  3. 3. Migration, health and psychological well-being in older migrants in London and Göteborg

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Ellen R. T. Silveira; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; migration; ethnicity; older people; mental health; life satisfaction; disability;

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  4. 4. On the clinical use of digitalis with reference to its prescription, maintenance therapy, intoxication and the patient's knowledge

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Kurt Boman; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Digitalis; prescribing habits; dosages; defined daily doses; geriatric patients; maintenance therapy; withdrawal; intoxication; serum digitalis concentration; patient s knowledge;

    Abstract : Digitalis in one of the most frequently prescribed drugs, especially to elderly people. The prescription of cardiac glucosides (1978) was studied by using statistics from Apoteksbolaget (the National Corpora­tion of Swedish Pharmacies). READ MORE

  5. 5. Acute coronary syndrome and cardiac arrest in the elderly

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Berglind Libungan; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Elderly; Acute Coronary Syndrome; Cardiac Arrest;

    Abstract : The elderly are currently the fastest growing segment of clinical practice but the quality and quantity of the underlying scientific evidence to guide treatment is limited. In this thesis five different studies investigating different aspects of geriatric cardiac care are presented. READ MORE