Search for dissertations about: "long-term risk"

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  1. 1. Long-Term Tracheostomy : Outcome, Cannula care, and Material Wear

    Author : Gunilla Björling; Unn-Britt Johansson; Claes Frostell; Agneta Markström; Bengt Midgren; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Long-term tracheostomy; Respiratory failure; Hospital care; Tracheostomy care; Decontamination; Trachestomy tube; Material degradation; Polymeric material; Health-related quality of life; Nursing; Omvårdnad; tracheostomy; long-term care; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Long-term tracheostomy; respiratory failure; hospital care; tracheostomy care; decontamination; tracheostomy tube; material degradation; polymeric material; and health-related quality of life;

    Abstract : Do people with long-term tracheostomy need hospital care? Which cleaning method is most appropriate for decontamination of inner cannulae? Are tracheostomy tubes changed for rational reasons? There is clearly a lack of evidence based research in this field and the clinical guidelines available are often based on local practice. A tracheostomy is a created opening in trachea to facilitate breathing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pain relief following cesarean section : short and long term perspectives

    Author : Boel Niklasson; Agneta Blanck; Märta Segerdahl; Susanne Georgsson Öhman; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pain management; Local anesthesia; Cesarean section; Morphine consumption; Postoperative pain; Persistent pain; Risk factors; Quality of daily life; Multimodal treatment; Oxycodone; Codeine; Newborn; Safety; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; pain management;

    Abstract : BackgroundPostoperative pain treatment in women undergoing cesarean section (CS) needs to be effective to enable fast and smooth recovery without adverse outcomes and to improve breastfeeding and bonding between mother and child. It is also important that pain treatment should have minimal impact on the newborn. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy - Risk Stratification and Long-Term Outcome

    Author : Christian Reitan; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy; heart Failure; Device therapy; long-term outcome;

    Abstract : Heart failure is a condition that will affect 2-3% of the population. Around one third of the patients have a decreased LVEF and a widened QRS complex as a sign of ventricular dyssynchrony. CRT has emerged as a treatment that reduces morbidity, mortality and improve functional status in this population. READ MORE

  4. 4. Long-term effects of stroke

    Author : Matti Viitanen; Bengt Winblad; Per Olov Wester; Axel R. Fugl-Meyer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : 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; stroke; cerebrovascular disease; prognosis; recurrent stroke; myocardial infarction; epilepsy; life satisfaction; motor function; self-care ability; perception; causes of death;

    Abstract : Stroke, which has an increasing incidence with age, causes an irreversible brain damage which may lead to impairment, disability and decreased life satisfaction or death.Risk factors for death, recurrent stroke and myocardial infarction, were analyzed in 409 stroke patients treated at the Stroke Unit, Department of Medicine, Umeå University Hospital, between Jan. READ MORE

  5. 5. Long-term perspectives on hypospadias

    Author : Lisa Örtqvist; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Hypospadias, a multifactorial condition and one of the most common congenital malformations, has an incidence of 1/125 boys born. The infants are born with an ectopic meatus placed ventrally on the penis varying from a glanular to a perineal position, a cleaved prepuce, and often a penile curvature. READ MORE