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  1. 1. Chinese women living with cervical cancer- Health-related Quality of Life, Sense of Coherence, lived experience

    Author : Yan Ding; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sense of Coherence; health-related quality of life; cervical cancer; lived experience; Mainland China; social support; Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Cervix FACT-Cx ; Sense of Coherence Scale;

    Abstract : Due to the unavailability of culture-appropriate measurements of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in China, knowledge about the HRQOL of women with cervical cancer, particularly in Mainland China, is poor. Such knowledge is greatly needed to inform nursing practice. READ MORE

  2. 2. Clinical aspects of Adrenalectomy

    Author : Lo Hallin Thompson; Lund Kirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adrenalectomy; Adrenal tumour; Adrenal surgery; Adrenal incidentaloma; Health Related Quality of Life; Quality register;

    Abstract : Annual rates of adrenalectomy have doubled in the last 20 years as a consequence of increased detection of adrenal incidentalomas, improved biochemical diagnosis, genetic screening, and minimally invasive surgical techniques. Most adrenal incidentalomas are benign non-functional adrenocortical adenomas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Characterization of Pleiotropic Activities of alpha1-Antitrypsin

    Author : Caroline Sandström; Enheten för kroniska inflammatoriska och degenerativa sjukdomar; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Inflammation; alpha1-Antitrypsin deficiency; alpha1-Antitrypsin;

    Abstract : Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a respiratory disease characterized by chronic inflammatory response in the airways and lung parenchyma that involves the influx of inflammatory, structural cells and mediators. The inflammatory process resulting in lung tissue destruction, emphysema, includes the excess of uninhibited proteases released from inflammatory cells. READ MORE

  4. 4. Illness, symptoms and causes of nephrotic syndrome

    Author : Anneli Jönsson; Vård i högteknologisk miljö; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic disease; Uncertainty in illness; illness experiences; Nephrotic syndrome; Self-Management;

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  5. 5. The experience of younger adults and their next of kin following a myocardial infarction and registered nurses' conceptions of caring in a coronary care context

    Author : Ewa Andersson; Vård i högteknologisk miljö; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; content analysis; Caring; conceptions of caring; context; coronary care; deductive content analysis; experience; inductive content analysis; myocardial infarction; next of kin; nursing; phenomenography; phenomenological hermeneutic; younger people; views; qualitative research.;

    Abstract : Despite the fact that caring has been regarded as the core of nursing for decades, our knowledge about caring is still mainly on a philosophical level. The problem with these philosophical descriptions is that they do not serve as explicit guides for today's nurses, particularly in the light of the considerable changes that have taken place in the healthcare sector. READ MORE