Search for dissertations about: "leg ulcer thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words leg ulcer thesis.

  1. 1. Leg ulcer management in primary care with special reference to pinch grafting

    Author : Rut Öien; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; rheumatology locomotion; Skelett; muskelsystem; reumatologi; General practice; medical training; Allmän medicinsk utövning; medicinsk utbildning; muscle system; Skeleton; diameter product; grid tracing; digital planimetry; ulcer size; pain relief; vasculitis; rheumatoid arthritis; cost analysis; healing rate; pinch grafting; aetiology; prevalence; Leg ulcer; primary care;

    Abstract : Wound management in primary and community care was investigated throughout a period of 12 years within a well-defined population in one county in Southern Sweden. The estimated prevalence of chronic leg and foot ulcers was 0.19% in 1998 and the mean prevalence was 0.20% during the years 1994-1998. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patients with chronic leg ulcer : aspects on epidemiology, aetiology, clinical history, prognosis and choice of treatment

    Author : Olle Nelzén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  3. 3. Assessment of venous insufficiency in patients with chronic venous leg ulcers.Venous hemodynamics before and after surgery

    Author : Marie Magnusson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Colour Doppler Ultrasound; leg ulcer; varicose vein surgery; recurrent leg ulcers;

    Abstract : Venous insufficiency in the legs is a common disease, which may be complicated by chronic leg ulcers in 1% among the population. Venous ulcer duration is often long compared to other aetiologies and for the patient it involves long periods of pain, discomfort and reduced quality of life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Factors influencing physical activity in patients with venous leg ulcer

    Author : Kirsti Skavberg Roaldsen; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background and Aim. Venous leg ulcer is a chronic condition characterized by a cyclical pattern of healing and recurrence leading to pain, disability, inactivity and reduced health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Elderly patients with slow-healing leg ulcers : An embodied suffering

    Author : Britt Ebbeskog; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Communion; dressing change; elderly care; embodiment; intervention; lived experiences; phenomenological-hermeneutic; prevalence; nursing care; slow-healing wound; suffering and venous leg ulcer.;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate leg and foot ulcer patients, from the perspective of a population in a specific urban area, and to illuminate these individual patients' lived experience of living with slow-healing venous leg ulcers. Study (I) was a survey of chronic leg and foot ulcers and study (II) was a follow-up study of the wound healing rate and an intervention study. READ MORE