Search for dissertations about: "history of medicine"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 480 swedish dissertations containing the words history of medicine.

  1. 1. Tools of the Trade : Medical Devices and Practice in Sweden and Denmark, 1855-1897

    Author : Kristin Halverson; Peter Josephson; Leif Runefelt; Thomas Kaiserfeld; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history of medicine; medical devices; nineteenth century medicine; medical technologies; Swedish history of medicine; Danish history of medicine; medicinhistoria; medicinska instrument; 1800tals medicinhistoria; medicinska teknologier; svensk medicinhistoria; dansk medicinhistoria; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Nineteenth-century medicine is characterised by rapid technological change, new methods of diagnostics and treatments of disease, far-reaching developments in medical science, and professionalisation. This has led to great interest in the period and a large body of scholarly and popular research. READ MORE

  2. 2. Laboratory Diagnosis of Lyme Borreliosis : Anti-Borrelia Antibodies and the Chemokine CXCL13

    Author : Ivar Tjernberg; Pia Forsberg; Jan Ernerudh; Ingvar Eliasson; Ingvar Rydén; Fredrik Elgh; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : Lyme borreliosis (LB), the most common tick-borne disease in Europe and North America, is caused by spirochetes of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato complex. The spirochetes can invade several different organs, thereby causing many different symptoms and signs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Erotic Insanity : Sex and psychiatry at Vadstena asylum, Sweden 1849-1878

    Author : Imelda Helena Ek; Elisabeth Mansén; Karin Dirke; Maja Bondestam; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history of psychiatry; history of medicine; asylums; moral treatment; medicine and society; history of sexuality; nineteenth century; Vadstena; Ludvig Magnus Hjertstedt; Georg Engström; Gustaf Göthlin; idéhistoria; History of Ideas;

    Abstract : The early nineteenth century saw the emergence of institutional psychiatry across Europe. Aware that Sweden had fallen behind in this development, Parliament decreed in 1823 that a number of specialised institutions for the care of the insane were to be established. The Vadstena asylum, opened in 1826, was the first such institution in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Enlightening Water : Science, market & regulation of mineral waters in eighteenth-century France

    Author : Armel Cornu; H. Otto Sibum; Hjalmar Fors; Sven Widmalm; Jakob Vogel; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Mineral waters; Eighteenth century; French Enlightenment; History of science; History of chemistry; Social history; Société de Médecine; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; History of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : My thesis investigates the process through which French mineral waters were conceptually and materially transformed by the forces of market, regulation, and science during the Enlightenment. Tracing this process deepens current understandings of eighteenth-century societies, and presents a novel image of the development of medicine and chemistry. READ MORE

  5. 5. Biomarkers and risk of intracerebral hemorrhage : population-based studies in northern Sweden

    Author : Kristina Johansson; Marcus Lind; Lars Johansson; Jan-Håkan Jansson; Arne Lindgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intracerebral hemorrhage; hemorrhagic stroke; factor XII; D-dimer; von Willebrand factor; ABO blood groups; phosphatidylethanol; alcohol; risk markers; biomarkers; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : BackgroundIntracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is a disease associated with a high morbidity and mortality and treatment options for the condition are limited. Even though an ICH event usually comes as a surprise to the affected individual, pathogenetic processes often have occurred before the sudden ICH event and may have preceded disease onset by years. READ MORE