Search for dissertations about: "lipid-lowering drugs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words lipid-lowering drugs.

  1. 1. Pharmacoepidemiologic studies on cardiovascular drugs - with special reference to the effectiveness and safety of blood pressure lowering drugs

    University dissertation from Juan Merlo, Medical Research Center, Malmö University Hospital, S-205 02 Malmö

    Author : Juan Merlo; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Farmakologi; toxicology; pharmacy; pharmacognosy; Pharmacological sciences; samhällsmedicin; Socialmedicin; cardiovascular epidemiology; Pharmacoepidemiology; blood pressure; hypertension; cardiovascular drugs; antihypertensive drugs; lipid lowering drugs; nitrates; effectiveness; safety; ecologic studies; Social medicine; cohort studies; farmakognosi; farmaci; toxikologi;

    Abstract : Background: Ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke are the main causes of morbidity and mortality in developed countries and hence constitute a large public health problem. Cardiovascular drugs are used in an effort to prevent (e. g. blood pressure lowering drugs (BPLD) and lipid lowering drugs) and palliate (e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Power of the Pill Views about Cardiovascular Risk and the Risk-reducing Effect of Statins

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Per Lytsy; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Statins; lipid-lowering drugs; cholesterol; treatment expectations; beliefs; adherence; health behaviour; MEDICINE Social medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin; PHARMACY Community pharmacy services; FARMACI Samhällsfarmaci; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Family medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Allmänmedicin; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Community medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Samhällsmedicin; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Medical treatments with statins are prescribed to patients with increased risk of cardiovascular events. The benefits from statin treatment are well documented in clinical trials, but long-term adherence in patients is low, indicating that patients have an uncertainty about the necessity and benefits of treatment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Chest pain and ischemic heart disease Diagnosis and management in primary health care

    University dissertation from Institutionen för medicin och hälsa

    Author : Staffan Nilsson; Sigvard Mölstad; Eva Nylander; Ulf Lindblad; [2008]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Chest pain; ischemic heart disease; primary health care; diagnosis; lipid lowering drugs; VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine; VETERINÄRMEDICIN Medicin;

    Abstract : Background and aims. In patients consulting for chest pain, it is of great importance to evaluate the possibility of ischemic heart disease (IHD). READ MORE

  4. 4. Mechanisms behind the lipid-lowering effects of ACTH - Studies in different experimental models

    University dissertation from Maria Skoog dept. of Laboratory Medicine Lund University

    Author : Maria Skoog; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine human and vertebrates ; Lipid; ACTH; Apolipoprotein-B; Cholesterol; Human; Rat; Rabbit; Medicin människa och djur ;

    Abstract : Abstract Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) has strong and direct lipid-lowering effects in man. All apoB-containing lipoproteins, i.e. VLDL, LDL, Lp(a), are reduced by 25-30%. READ MORE

  5. 5. Serum Cholesterol, Lifestyle, Working Capacity and Quality of Life in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. Experiences from a Hospital-based Secondary Prevention Programme

    University dissertation from Medicinkliniken, Centralsjukhuset, SE-65185 Karlstad, SWEDEN

    Author : Roland Carlsson; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Kardiovaskulära systemet; Cardiovascular system; work capacity; quality of life; lipid lowering treatment; secondary prevention; lifestyle changes; coronary artery bypass surgery; : Coronary artery disease; myocardial infarction;

    Abstract : Coronary artery diseases (CAD) are main causes of morbidity and hospitalisation in western countries and CAD patients are at considerable risk of suffering further cardiac events. The development and evaluation of secondary prevention programmes therefore an important task. READ MORE