Search for dissertations about: "indoor dampness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words indoor dampness.

  1. 1. Determination and control of some pollutants in indoor environments

    University dissertation from Division of Medical Microbiology

    Author : Pawel Markowicz; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; indoor air quality; indoor pollutants; dampness; purification; tobacco smoke;

    Abstract : Unsatisfactory indoor air quality (IAQ) may result from polluting emissions that are spread from building materials such as volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and/or microbial components or from various kinds of human activity such as smoking. Different methods are available to limit the exposure to unwanted pollutants and improve human wellbeing and health. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Sociological Approach to Indoor Environment in Dwellings Risk factors for Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) and Discomfort

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karin Engvall; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Indoor environment; Questionnaire; Atopy; Building age; Indoor air quality; Sick building syndrome SBS ; Validation; Dwelling; Energy conservation; Mechanical ventilation; Building dampness; Building reconstruction; Wood heating; Electric heating; Heat pump; Thermal Insulation; Sealing; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; arbets- och miljömedicin; Occupational and Environmental Medicine;

    Abstract : The principal aim was to study selected aspects of indoor environment in dwellings and their association with symptoms compatible with the sick building syndrome (SBS). A validated questionnaire was developed specifically for residential indoor investigations, using sociological principles and test procedures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Indoor Environment in Dwellings and Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) Longitudinal Studies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Bo Sahlberg; Dan Norbäck; Berndt Stenberg; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Indoor environment; sick building syndrome SBS ; dwelling; longitudinal cohort study; building dampness; mould; microbial volatile organic compounds MVOC ; biomarkers; asthma; risk factors; Arbets- och miljömedicin; Occupational and Environmental Medicine;

    Abstract : People spend most of their time indoors and mostly in the dwelling. It is therefore important to investigate associations between indoor exposure in dwellings and health. Symptoms that may be related to the indoor environment are sometimes referred to as the "sick building syndrome" (SBS). READ MORE

  4. 4. Asthma and Respiratory Symptoms in Nordic Countries, Environmental and Personal Risk Factors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : María Ingibjörg Gunnbjörnsdóttir; Christer Janson; Dan Norbäck; Eythór Björnsson; Claes-Göran Löfdahl; [2006]
    Keywords : Medicine; epidemiology; asthma; respiratory symptoms; prevalence; incidence; indoor dampness; body mass index; gastroesophageal reflux; snoring; indoor allergens; house dust mites; moulds; bacteria; Medicin;

    Abstract : The overall aims of our studies were to identify risk factors for respiratory symptoms and asthma in indoor environment but even to look at some personal risk factors such as body mass index and gastroesophageal reflux. The study population is based on participants of the European Community Respiratory Health Survey I and II. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fungal DNA, Mould, Dampness and Allergens in Schools and Day Care Centers and Respiratory Health

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Guihong Cai; Dan Norbäck; Christer Janson; Nils Åberg; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Day care centers; Quantitative PCR; Fungal DNA; Allergens; Indoor environment; Building dampness; Bacteria; Mycotoxins; Respiratory symptoms; Asthma; School environment; Viable moulds; School children; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Day care centers and schools are important environments for children, but few epidemiological studies exist from these environments. Mould, dampness, fungal DNA and allergens levels in these environments and respiratory health effects in school children were investigated in this thesis. READ MORE