Search for dissertations about: "labor pain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words labor pain.

  1. 1. Genetics and Labor Pain Behavior

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Fatimah Dabo Pettersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; anxiety; beta-endorphin; depressed mood; GCH1; labor analgesia; labor pain; OPRM1; SNP; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Labor may perhaps be the most painful a woman might experience, although characterized by large inter-individual variability. The perceived pain during labor is the result of diverse factors, i.e. her previous pain experiences, the analgesia she receives and maybe also her genes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Acupuncture in Obstetrics and Anaesthesia

    University dissertation from Nina Kvorning, Dep of Anaestesia and Intensive Care, Hospital of Helsingborg, Sweden

    Author : Nina Kvorning; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anestesiologi; intensivvård; auditory evoked potentials; intensive care; Anaesthesiology; sevoflurane; surgery; minimal alveolar concentration; inhalation; electric stimulation; obstetrics; delivery; childbirth; tender points; maternaty care; anesthesia; analgesia; labor; pregnancy; acupuncture; pain;

    Abstract : The aims of the present thesis (I-V) were to evaluate the analgesic and adverse effects of manual acupuncture for low-back and pelvic pain during pregnancy (I) and for labour pain (II-III), and also to study the effects of low-frequency electro acupuncture (EA) on clinical physiological responses to skin incision in anaesthetized patients (IV-V). Acupuncture in obstetric patients (I-III) Manual acupuncture in obstetric patients was found to relieve pain in one prospective randomised (I) and two retrospective (II-III) studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stuck in mind the role of catastrophizing in pain

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Ida K. Flink; Örebro universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; catastrophizing; pain; fear avoidance; problem solving; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Pain catastrophizing emerges in the literature as one of the most important psychological determinants of both pain itself and the negative outcomes commonly associated with it. However, despite decades of research confirming the impact of catastrophizing, there are still areas that remain unexplored or in which the surface has only been scratched. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fear pain stress hormones during labor

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Siw Alehagen; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aims of the thesis were to develop a measure of fear during labor and to investigate women's experiences of fear and pain during labor and delivery as well as their levels of stress hormones. We also wanted to explore the associations between fear, pain, stress hormones and the duration of labor. READ MORE

  5. 5. Negotiating the Normal Birth Norms and Emotions in Midwifery Education

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Jenny Gleisner; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Norms; feelings; emotions; midwifery; midwifery education; student midwives; feeling norms; labor pain; stillbirth; negotiation; categorization work; birthing trajectory; Normer; känslor; barnmorska; barnmorskeutbildning; barnmorskestudenter; känslonormer; förlossningssmärta; dödfödda barn; förhandling; kategoriseringsarbete; förlossningstrajektorier;

    Abstract : Pregnancies and childbirths are not just biological or medical events. Childbirths are also emotionally intense situations, not only for the parents-to-be but also for those who work in delivery care. In addition, pregnancies and childbirths are sociocultural situations; there are norms regarding the normal birth. READ MORE