Search for dissertations about: "infection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2278 swedish dissertations containing the word infection.

  1. 1. Prosthetic Joint Infection of the Hip : Cause and Effect

    Author : Peter Wildeman; Bo Söderquist; Per Wretenberg; Viktor Lindgren; Nils Hailer; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prosthetic joint infection; infection; arthroplasty; hip; Staphylococcus aureus; Cutibacterium avidum; hip; outcome; PROM;

    Abstract : Every year, 18 000 patients in Sweden and more than 1 million worldwide undergo total hip arthroplasty (THA). The operation is of great benefit to patients, but is associated with several complications. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Timing Matters : Wounding and entomopathogenic nematode infection kinetics

    Author : Alexis Dziedziech; Ulrich Theopold; Angela Giangrande; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Drosophila melanogaster; Heterorhabditis bacteriophora; Photorhabdus luminescens; entomopathogenic nematodes; worms; high-resolution microscopy; time-lapse; infection; kinetics; sepsis; septic wounding; injury; clotting; glutactin; transglutaminase; prophenoloxidase; cell death; pyroptosis; caspase; molekylär biovetenskap; Molecular Bioscience;

    Abstract : Over time, insects have developed complex strategies to defend themselves against presenting threats. However, in the evolutionary arms race of survival, pathogens have adapted to quickly overcome the immune response mounted by the host. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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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