Search for dissertations about: "hand eczema"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words hand eczema.

  1. 1. Nickel allergy and hand eczema : epidemiological aspects

    Author : Anna Josefson; Birgitta Meding; Bernt Lindelöf; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; childhood eczema; contact allergy; patch test; population-based; predictive value; questionnaire; self-test; sensitivity; specificity; validity; wet work; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Dermatology and venerology; Dermatologi och venerologi; Dermatology and Venerology; Dermatologi och venereologi;

    Abstract : Nickel allergy is the most prevalent contact allergy and has been discussed as a possible riskfactor for hand eczema. However, hand eczema is one of the most frequently occurring skindiseases and has multifactorial origin. The aim of this thesis was to study the association between nickel allergy and hand eczema in the general population. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aspects on the hand eczema and the current health care system : the possibility of health related quality of life measure as a tool for follow-up patients

    Author : Wasim N. Jamil; Laura von Kobltezki; Magnus Lindberg; Åke Svensson; Anna Joelson; Tove Agner; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Contact eczema; hand eczema; health related quality of life; HRQoL; dermatology life quality index; DLQI; minimal clinical important difference; MCID; patch test; health care system; risk occupations;

    Abstract : Contact eczema is the most common occupational skin disease, and it predominantly affects the hands. Hand eczema is a chronic and fluctuating disease with a multidimensional impact on the patient and society, resulting in an increased consumption of health care, long term sick leave, in voluntary change of occupation, and a risk of early retirement and impaired healthrelated quality of life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Individual and environmental risk factors for hand eczema in hospital workers

    Author : Eskil Nilsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hand eczema; prospective study; hospital workers; irritants; contact allergy; contact urticaria; atopy; metal dermatitis; multivariate regression analysis; evaluation of risk factors; microflora; S. aureus in hand eczema;

    Abstract : Individual and environmental risk factors in hand eczema have been investigated in a prospective cohort study of 2452 newly employed hospital workers with a follow-up time of 20 months. Current hand eczema was analyzed in 142 wet hospital workers from this cohort with respect to the etiologic importance of irritants, allergens and contact urticants. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hairdressers - hand eczema, hair dyes and hand protection

    Author : Marie-Louise Lind; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; hand eczema incidence; hairdresser; atopy; attributable fraction; skill exposure; permanent hair lye; aromatic amines hand rinse sampling; sampling efficiency; skin; occupational dermal exposure; protective glove; permeability hair dye compound;

    Abstract : Hand eczema is a well-known problem in occupations that involve largely manual work, in combination with long periods of wet exposure and skin contact with chemicals. Hairdressing involves dermal exposure to a number of skin damaging substances. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hand eczema and contact allergy in healthcare work

    Author : Nils Hamnerius; Yrkes- och miljödermatologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; occupational dermatitis; healthcare worker; hand eczema; allergic contact dermatitis; rubber additives; diphenylguanidine; medical gloves;

    Abstract : Hand eczema is common in healthcare workers. Besides wet work, healthcare work also implies exposure to contact allergens. Occupational hand exposures have changed in recent years owing to implementation of hand hygiene procedures including an increased use of medical gloves. READ MORE