Search for dissertations about: "health related quality of life in asthma"

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  1. 1. Health-Related Quality of Life in Asthma

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mai Leander; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; adult; quality of life; cohort studies; longitudinal study; questionnaires; epidemiology; prognosis; Gothenburg quality of life instrument; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Asthma; Adult; Quality of Life; Cohort Studies; Longitudinal study; Questionnaires; Epidemiology; Prognosis; Gothenburg Quality of Life Instrument; Göteborg Quality of Life Instrument;

    Abstract : Health-related quality of life (HRQL) has become an important outcome in asthma, since traditional outcomes, such as respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function, might not entirely express the patient’s perception of the limitations caused by the disease. The aim of this thesis was to study HRQL in asthma and to analyse if HRQL was related to asthma onset and prognosis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Organisation of Asthma in Primary Care, Quality of Life and Sex-related Aspects in Asthma Outcomes

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karin Lisspers; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; Primary Health Care; Cross-Sectional Studies; Quality of Health Care; Asthma clinic; Spirometer; Asthma management; Knowledge; Outcome Assessment; Control; Symptoms; Quality of Life; Sex; Menopause; Sex Hormones; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Family medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Objectives: To investigate the organisation of asthma care in primary care and evaluate outcomes for patients attending primary care centres with and without asthma clinics.Other objectives were to study the association between quality of life and asthma control in patients in primary care and to analyse sex differences regarding asthma outcomes related to menopausal status. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social Determinants in Asthma Population-based studies on asthma and respiratory symptoms in relation to occupation, occupational exposure and socioeconomic status

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Christian Schyllert; Anne Lindberg; Eva Rönmark; Martin Andersson; Magnus Ekström; Linnea Hedman; Ernst Omenaas; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; Signs and Symptoms; Respiratory; Social Determinants of Health; Socioeconomic Factors; Epidemiology; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background: Asthma is one of the most common chronic obstructive airway diseases among children and adults, with a prevalence between 6-11% in European countries. It is also the most common work-related occupational respiratory disease. READ MORE

  4. 4. Female hairdressers - Respiratory symptoms, mechanisms, and health-related quality of life and their views on the work environment

    University dissertation from Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Kerstin Diab; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Female hairdressers; Respiratory symptoms; Health-Related Quality of Life; Work environment;

    Abstract : Little is known of respiratory symptoms in female hairdressers, and of the impact on the health-related quality of life (HRQoL), nor of knowledge of their own views on preventive work. The aim of this thesis was to examine the occurrence of asthma, symptoms and mechanism of bleaching-associated nasal symptoms, the effects on HRQoL and how young hairdressers reason about the work environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health-Related Quality of Life in COPD and Asthma - Discriminative and evaluative aspects

    University dissertation from Elisabeth Ståhl, Department of Respiratory Medicine & Allergology, University Hospital, SE-221 85 LUND, Sweden

    Author : Elisabeth Ståhl; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Andningsorganen; Respiratory system; evaluative; discriminative; questionnaire; asthma; COPD; HRQL; patient-reported outcome; health-related quality of life;

    Abstract : Background - The effects of intervention can be evaluated in different ways, and objective measurements of changes in lung function are commonly used as the outcome measure. Patient-reported outcome (PRO) is an umbrella term used for all patient-based assessments. READ MORE