Search for dissertations about: "infection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2209 swedish dissertations containing the word infection.

  1. 1. Urinary tract infection : a serious health problem in old women

    Author : Irene Eriksson; Birgitta Olofsson; Yngve Gustafson; Lisbeth Fagerström; Olle Söderhamn; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; urinary tract infection; old women; risk factors; delirium; experience; nursing; Geriatrics and medical gerontology; Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi; geriatrik; Geriatrics; Medical sciences; Medicin;

    Abstract : Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common bacterial infection in women of all ages but the incidence and prevalence increase with age. Despite the high incidence of UTI, little is known about its impact on morale or subjective wellbeing and daily life in old women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Continuous Finding Problems and Implementing Solutions in Health Care-Associated Infections : The Role of Infection Preventionists

    Author : Luís Fernando Irgang dos Santos; Magnus Holmén; Gerson Tontini; Fábio Gama; James Barlow; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health Care-Associated Infections; Infection Prevention and Control; Infection Preventionists; Problem-Finding and Problem-Solving Perspective; Implementation of Changes;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis aims to understand how infection preventionists (IPs) continuously find problems and implement solutions related to health care-associated infections (HAIs) in hospital settings.HAIs are infections acquired by patients during the process of care and are among the main causes of deaths worldwide. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cytokines in infection : clinical and experimental studies with special reference to Streptococcus pneumoniae

    Author : Peter Kragsbjerg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  4. 4. Platelets as immune cells in sensing bacterial infection

    Author : Kristin Klarström-Engström; Torbjörn Bengtsson; Hazem Khalaf; Caroline Brommesson; Hanna Kälvegren; Magnus Rasmussen; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Platelets; infection; TLR2 1; Porphyromonas gingivalis; inflammatory mediators; lipid peroxidation; Cell Research; Cellforskning;

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  5. 5. Burns in Zimbabwe. Epidemiology, Immunosuppression, Infection and Surgical Management

    Author : Salathiel Mzezewa; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthopaedics; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi; Surgery; terlipressin; primary excision; tissue bacterial quantification; septicema; wound infection; attemped suicide; HIV infection; Burns in Zimbabwe; epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: The burden of burn injuries is in developing countries, the majority of deaths (98%) related to fire burns are in developing countries.These injuries are associated with poverty and are mainly related to accidents with fires in the home environment. READ MORE