Search for dissertations about: "maternal age"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 314 swedish dissertations containing the words maternal age.

  1. 1. Maternal Mortality in Sweden : Classification, Country of Birth, and Quality of Care

    Author : Annika Esscher; Birgitta Essén; Ulf Högberg; Jos van Roosmalen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; underreporting; foreign-born; immigrants; low-income countries; suboptimal care; audit; suicide; reproductive age; maternal death; maternal care; Medical Science; Medicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : After decades of decrease, maternal mortality rates have shown a slight increase in Europe. Immigrants, especially Africans, have shown to be at higher risk than native women. This could not be explained solely by well-known obstetric and socio-economic risk factors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Maternal mortality in Sweden

    Author : Ulf Högberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : history of medicine; maternal health services; family planning; pregnancy complications; legal and illegal abortions; puerperal infections; embolism; cesarean section; maternal mortality; pregnancy care;

    Abstract : Every year about half a million women die from complications of pregnancy, parturition and puerperium, most of which are preventable. The purpose of this thesis was to chart the distribution and decline in maternal mortality in Sweden between 1751 and 1980, and furthermore to characterize positive (predisposing) factors and negative (protective) factors of maternal mortality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Epidemiological Studies of Preeclampsia : Maternal & Offspring Perspectives 

    Author : Jóhanna Gunnarsdóttir; Anna-Karin Wikström; Sven Cnattingius; Ulf Högberg; Alexander Smárason; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Placental dysfunction; blood pressure; small-for-gestational-age; fetal growth restriction; intrauterine; prenatal exposure; postnatal height gain; linear growth;

    Abstract : Preeclampsia is a placental-related disorder characterized by generalized endothelial activation. Vascular predisposition is associated with the occurrence of preeclampsia and the recurrence risk is substantial. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social determinants and the role of maternal health care services for equity in maternal health in Ghana from 1988 – 2008

    Author : Benedict Oppong Asamoah; Socialmedicin och global hälsa; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; inequality; social determinants; equity; socio-economic factors; maternal mortality; maternal health; fertility; modern contraception; antenatal care; skilled birth attendants; policy; health care services; Ghana;

    Abstract : Maternal health services are the least equitable health care services in most low- and middle-income countries. Improving maternal health in Ghana continues to be a major public health challenge. READ MORE

  5. 5. Maternal Mortality Then, Now, and Tomorrow : The Experience of Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia

    Author : Hagos Godefay Debeb; John Kinsman; Peter Byass; Afework Mulugeta; Wendy Graham; Bernt Lindtjoern; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Maternal mortality; intervention; ambulance; family folder; case-control; cross-sectional survey; verbal autopsy; Tigray; Ethiopia; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground: Maternal mortality is one of the most sensitive indicators of the health disparities between poorer and richer nations. It is also one of the most difficult health outcomes to measure reliably. In many settings, major challenges remain in terms of both measuring and reducing maternal mortality effectively. READ MORE