Search for dissertations about: "injury"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1545 swedish dissertations containing the word injury.

  1. 1. Hand Injury from Powered Wood Splitters

    Author : Aron Lindqvist; Olle Nilsson; Bengt Gerdin; Christer Sollerman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Wood splitter; Wedge splitter; Screw splitter; Consumer product related injury; Agricultural injury; Occupational injury; Hand injury; Child injury; Injury prevention; Vedklyv; Kilklyv; Hydraulklyv; Skruvklyv; Arbetsskada; Handskada; Skada barn; Skadeprevention; Plastic surgery; Plastikkirurgi; Hand surgery; Handkirurgi; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi; Occupational medicine; Yrkesmedicin; Plastic Surgery; Plastikkirurgi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study on hand injury from powered wood splitters was to describe injury epidemiology and anatomy, to rate injury severity, to evaluate the outcome after injury and to describe factors of possible importance for the occurrence of injury.By searching a computerized patient registry, 131 patients injured by wood splitters from 1995 to 2001 were identified. READ MORE

  2. 2. Homicide Injury Quantification : Measures of injury severity in homicide victims and associations with homicide characteristics

    Author : Fredrik Tamsen; Ingemar Thiblin; Peter Mygind Leth; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Homicide; Injury score; Injury quantification; Offender profiling; Rättsmedicin; Forensic Medicine;

    Abstract : Some previous studies have found that the amount and severity of injuries in homicide victims correlate with different homicide characteristics, such as the victim-offender relationship and drug influence of the offender. If such relationships exist, they may be used by homicide investigators as part of an offender profiling. READ MORE

  3. 3. Whiplash injury : a clinical, radiographic and psychological investigation

    Author : Kurt Pettersson; Seppo Santavirta; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical spine; whiplash injury; MRI; personality traits; steroid therapy; sagittal canal diameter; chronic symptoms;

    Abstract : Whiplash injury is a common and troublesome disorder and approximately 10-40 per cent of its victims develop chronic symptoms. The annual incidence is estimated at 1/1000 inhabitants and the prevalence at 1%. The cause of chronic symptoms after whiplash injury is still unknown and no effective treatment has been presented so far. READ MORE

  4. 4. Economic development and injury mortality : Studies in global trends from a health transition perspective

    Author : Syed Moniruzzaman; Ragnar Andersson; Karin Melinder; Hans Rosling; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; injury; suicide; economic development; health transition; demographic transition; homicide; road traffic injury; fall injury; mortality; GDP per capita; GNP per capita; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Globally, injury is a major public health problem. The extent of the problem varies considerably by demographic subgroups, regions and national income. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mild head injury : Relation to cognition, dementia, fatigue & genetics

    Author : Anna Sundström; Lars Nyberg; Maria Levander; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Neuropsychology; mild head injury; mild brain injury; apolipoprotein E; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Following a mild head injury (MHI), a person may report a variety of symptoms such as headache, memory disturbance, dizziness, and concentration difficulties. For most persons the symptoms are transient, but some suffer persistent symptoms that can have a major impact on everyday life. READ MORE