Search for dissertations about: "hand injury"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 118 swedish dissertations containing the words hand injury.

  1. 1. Hand Injury from Powered Wood Splitters

    Author : Aron Lindqvist; Olle Nilsson; Bengt Gerdin; Christer Sollerman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Wood splitter; Wedge splitter; Screw splitter; Consumer product related injury; Agricultural injury; Occupational injury; Hand injury; Child injury; Injury prevention; Vedklyv; Kilklyv; Hydraulklyv; Skruvklyv; Arbetsskada; Handskada; Skada barn; Skadeprevention; Plastic surgery; Plastikkirurgi; Hand surgery; Handkirurgi; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi; Occupational medicine; Yrkesmedicin; Plastic Surgery; Plastikkirurgi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study on hand injury from powered wood splitters was to describe injury epidemiology and anatomy, to rate injury severity, to evaluate the outcome after injury and to describe factors of possible importance for the occurrence of injury.By searching a computerized patient registry, 131 patients injured by wood splitters from 1995 to 2001 were identified. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hand injuries in young children

    Author : Elinor Ljungberg; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : Hand injury; machine; health care cost; aetiology; injury pattern; young children; incidence; lost productivity; door;

    Abstract : The proportion of hand injuries in Swedish children is the second highest in relation to other parts of the body. The incidence of hand injuries in these children has not yet been estimated. In addition, aetiologies, injury patterns and costs among Swedish children have not been presented on a regional or national level. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vibration-induced muscle injury in the hand - experimental and clinical studies

    Author : Lars Necking; Malmö Handkirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; traumatologi; Surgery; muscle morphometry; intrinsic hand muscle; muscle strength; muscle injury; hand weakness; Vibration exposure; hand-arm vibration syndrome; orthopaedics; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi;

    Abstract : Exposure to vibration is known to cause vasospastic white fingers and/or sensorineural symtoms such as numbness and tingling in fingers and/or musculoskeletal disorders such as reduction in muscle force, fatigue and reduced endurance. Classifications for the vasospastic and sensorineural symptoms are established. READ MORE

  4. 4. Structural and functional changes in the brain after surgically repaired median nerve injury

    Author : Per F. Nordmark; Roland S. Johansson; Henrik Ehrsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Humans; Hand; Touch; Peripheral nerve injury; Magnetic resonance imaging; Somatosensory Cortex; Cortical plasticity; fysiologi; Physiology; handkirurgi; hand surgery;

    Abstract : Despite the best available surgical repair, traumatic median nerve injury within the forearm typically causes lifelong impairment in hand function. This stems from an inadequate reinnervation of the nerves supporting sensory functions of the thumb, index and long finger, and of nerves supplying intrinsic hand muscles. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hand injuries - epidemiology, costs and outcome

    Author : HansE Rosberg; Malmö Handkirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; epidemiology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; traumatology; orthopaedics; Surgery; outcome; health economy; flexor tendon injury; costs; Hand injury;

    Abstract : Hand injuries have a profound impact not only on the patient’s activity of daily living and during leisure time but also on working capability. Such injuries may therefore also generate substantial costs for society in terms of sick-leave and treatment. READ MORE