Search for dissertations about: "impairment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1051 swedish dissertations containing the word impairment.

  1. 1. Hearing impairment and deafness : genetic and environmental factors - interactions - consequences : a clinical audiological approach

    Author : Per-Inge Carlsson; Erik Borg; Berth Danermark; Claes Möller; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Disability studies; hereditary hearing impairment; deafness; noise induced hearing loss; Deaf community; connexin mutations; oxidative stress genes; family history of hearing impairment; audiological rehabilitation; audiological medicine; Handikappforskning; Disability research; Handikappsforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Social sciences; Socialvetenskap; Medicinsk handikappvetenskap; Medical Disability Research;

    Abstract : OBJECTIVES - Hearing impairment (HI) can be due to genetic or environmental factors, e.g. noise. More than 50% of HI cases are thougt to be hereditary. READ MORE

  2. 2. Consequences of Muscular Dystrophy : Impairment, Disability, Coping and Quality of Life

    Author : Gerd Ahlström; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Muscular Dystrophy; Neuromuscular diseases; Illness; Impairment; Disability; Coping; Quality of life; Qualitative interviews; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

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  3. 3. Cognitive impairment in medical inpatients

    Author : Gustav Torisson; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cognitive impairment; dementia; delirium; hospitalisations; activities of daily living; computerised tomography; quality of life; inpatients;

    Abstract : Background: People aged over 80 years is the most rapidly growing segment of the population in Sweden. This group is susceptible to multimorbidity, disability and cognitive impairment. Managing these issues will be essential in order to obtain a sustainable healthcare system in the near future. READ MORE

  4. 4. Employees with Aided Hearing Impairment : An Interdisciplinary Perspective

    Author : Håkan Hua; Björn Lyxell; Claes Möller; Stephen Widén; Gunnel Backenroth; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Hearing impairment; cognitive skills; noise; labor market; Hörselnedsättning; kognitiva förmågor; buller; arbetsmarknad;

    Abstract : In Sweden 13% of the general adult population (16-84 years), with or without hearing aids (HAs), report that they have difficulties following a conversation when more than two people are involved. This means that more than one million people in Sweden (9 500 000 inhabitants in total) report subjective hearing difficulties. READ MORE

  5. 5. On visual impairment in Swedish children

    Author : Jonas Blohmé; Lund Oftalmologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ophtalmology; Sweden; sociology; mortality; outcome; epidemiology; registration; childhood blindness; Visual impairment; children; Oftalmologi;

    Abstract : Knowledge of the epidemiology of visual impairment in children forms one of the cornerstones in paediatric ophthalmology. To gain an overview of the situation in Sweden an epidemiological study was performed. Totally 2373 visually impaired children were found, giving an age-specific prevalence of 10,9/10 000. Childhood blindness (i. READ MORE