Search for dissertations about: "long-term"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 4937 swedish dissertations containing the word long-term.

  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. Surviving Cancer in Childhood : psychological and long-term adjustment

    Author : Krister Boman; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Paediatric oncology; long-term cancer survival; long-term coping; mental health; Rorschach test; psychosocial late-effects; social adjustment; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Psychological long-term coping, mental health, social adjustment, and memories of illness and experiences of medical care were investigated in 30 young adult childhood cancer survivors. Coping with illness and treatment was studied with reference to a theoretical model based on psychodynamic theory of the integration of a psychological trauma. READ MORE

  3. 3. Long-term effects of acupuncture

    Author : Christer Carlsson; Neurokirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physical medicine; stress-induced analgesia.; strong vs gentle stimulation; vomiting; nausea; hyperemesis gravidarum; urine incontinence; C-fibre response; WDR neurons; manual acupuncture; long term effects; pain categories; chronic low back pain; Acupuncture; randomised placebo-controlled trial; kinesitherapy; revalidation; rehabilitation; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ; Neurology; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; Neurologi; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi;

    Abstract : In a retrospective follow-up study, n=202, long-term pain relief (>6 months) after a course of acupuncture treatments was found mainly among patients with chronic nociceptive pain while patients with neurogenic or psychogenic pain did not benefit much. In a placebo-controlled randomised single-blind long-term study with independent observer of chronic nociceptive low back pain, n=50, it was found that acupuncture, was significantly superior to true placebo in all outcome measurements, even more than 6 months after the treatment series. READ MORE

  4. 4. Long-term studies of succession : Colonisation and seed banks

    Author : Ulf Grandin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ecology; Ellenberg indicator values; genetic variation; long-term study; Lythrum salicaria; Moehringia trinervia; primary succession; seed bank; Ekologi; Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology; Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi; ekologisk botanik; Ecological Botany;

    Abstract : Using data from long-term studies of the vegetation in two areas under primary succession, patterns of colonisation and the accumulated seed bank during plant succession were studied.At century-old small islands in Lake Hjälmaren, Sweden, the genetic structure of differently old populations of Moehringia trinervia and Lythrum salicaria was studied, using allozyme variation for M. READ MORE

  5. 5. Long-Term Functional Psychosis : Epidemiology in Two Different Counties in Sweden

    Author : Birgitta Widerlöv; Lars von Knorring; Jerker Hetta; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Psychiatry; epidemiology; functional psychosis; schizophrenia; prevalence; rural-urban gradient; comparative study; antipsychotic drugs; diagnostic criteria; mortality; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on two independent studies, the first in Stockholm County (index year 1984; n=302), and the second, a replication and validation study, in Uppsala County (index year 1991; n=455).The general aim was to study all individuals with Long-term Functional Psychosis (LFP) within the two counties of Sweden from an epidemiological perspective and to perform specific studies on a subgroup of individuals with schizophrenia. READ MORE