Search for dissertations about: "low birth weight"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 126 swedish dissertations containing the words low birth weight.

  1. 1. Surviving birth : Studies of a simplified neonatal resuscitation protocol in a low-income context using a mixed-methods approach

    Author : Johan Wrammert; Mats Målqvist; Nalini Singhal; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cause of death; focus group; guideline adherence; infant; low-income population; low birth weight; Nepal; neonatal resuscitation; nurse midwives; neonatal mortality; newborn; perinatal mortality; preterm; quality improvement cycle; teamwork; postnatal; video recording;

    Abstract : United Nations has lately stated ambitious health targets for 2030 in the Sustainable Development Goal agenda, following the already achieved progress between 1990 and 2015 when the number of children dying before the age of five was reduced by more than half. However, the mortality reduction in the first month of life after birth has not kept the same pace. READ MORE

  2. 2. From Birth to Senescence. Studies on factors at birth and their relation to morbidity in women in adult life

    Author : Susan W. Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; birth weight; birth length; gestational age; recall; epidemiology; longitudinal; middle age; women; blood pressure; hypertension; cancer;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with factors at birth and their relation to disease in later adulthood. The aims of this thesis were to a) identify variables in Swedish midwife records at the early part of the 1900's and their relation to birth outcome; b) assess agreement between self-reported birth weight and recorded birth weight; and, c) examine the relationship between size at birth and 1) hypertension, and, 2) cancer morbidity in adult women. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gestational Weight Gain : Implications of an Antenatal Lifestyle Intervention

    Author : Ann-Kristin Rönnberg; Kerstin Nilsson; Ulf Hanson; Marie Blomberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gestational weight gain; maternal health; pregnancy; prevention of obesity; lifestyle intervention; childhood obesity; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Background: Excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) is common in developed countries and is associated with an increased risk of maternal and offspring morbidity. Evidence regarding efficacy and safety of antenatal lifestyle intervention is limited in terms of both systematic reviews and original trials. READ MORE

  4. 4. Longitudinal studies of executive and cognitive development after preterm birth

    Author : Aiko Lundequist; Ann-Charlotte Smedler; Birgitta Böhm; Gunilla Bohlin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Preterm birth; low birth-weight; degree of prematurity; medical risks; general intelligence; executive functions; parental education; gender; development; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Stockholm Neonatal Project is a longitudinal population-based study of children born prematurely in 1988-93, with a very low birth weight (.... READ MORE

  5. 5. Neurodevelopment and cardiovascular risk in 7-year old children born with marginally low birth weight

    Author : Josefine Starnberg; Staffan Berglund; Magnus Domellöf; Atul Singhal; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Low birth weight; early programming; accelerated catch-up growth; neurodevelopment; cardiovascular risk; Pediatrics; pediatrik;

    Abstract : Background: Being born preterm (.... READ MORE