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  1. 6. Psychosocial work factors and burnout a study of a working general population and patients at a stress rehabilitation clinic

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Sofia Norlund; Lisbeth Slunga Järvholm; Margareta Kristenson; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Burnout; exhaustion disorder; psychosocial work factors; coping; social support; demands; control; job strain; job insecurity; sick leave; return to work; working population; epidemiology; grounded theory; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background The psychosocial work environment affects our health (e.g., sick leave and mortality rates). Research on psychosocial work factors and burnout has focused on specific workplaces or occupations and rarely evaluated in the general population or used longitudinal designs. READ MORE

  2. 7. External Fixation of Femoral Fractures in Children Clinical, radiological and functional outcome and cost analysis

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Hanne Hedin; Lars Engesäter; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Femoral fractures; children; external fixation; overgrowth; malunion; isokinetic muscle strength; cost analysis; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate the outcome when treating children for displaced femoral fractures with external fixation.In a consecutive and prospective study during the period 1993-2000, 96 children aged 3-15 years with 98 displaced femoral fractures were treated with external fixation and early mobilisation. The mean age was 8. READ MORE

  3. 8. Asthma, chronic bronchitis and respiratory symptoms prevalence and important determinants

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Bo Lundbäck; Jacob Boe; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; chronic bronchitis; epidemiology; prevalence; determinants;

    Abstract : The Obstructive Lung Disease in Northern Sweden study's (OLIN) overall aim is prevention of obstructive airways diseases; asthma, chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The first part of the OLIN study was a cross- sectional study in three phases, which aimed to estimate the prevalence obstructive lung diseases and to collect data on possible determinants of diseases. READ MORE

  4. 9. The expert and medical progress : Experts' influence on the views of peptic ulcer and dyspepsia and its treatment in Scandinavia during five decades

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Herdis Molinder; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; peptic ulcer; dyspepsia; cimetidine; H2-receptor antagonists; psychosomatic; humanfactor; controversy; interpretation; drug consumption; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : In this study the experts' influence on the recommendations for treatment of peptic ulcer in Scandinavia during the period 1940-1975, on the development of the first H2-receptor antagonist, cimetidine, on the adoption and use of H-receptor antagonists during the introductory phase in Scandinavia 1978-1986, and on the controversy about dyspepsia, is analysed.Experts during 1940-1960 promoted their "cures" containing severe diet restrictions and bed rest, convinced of their benefit. READ MORE

  5. 10. Falls in older people in geriatric care settings predisposing and precipitating factors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kristina Kallin; Leif Svanström; [2004]
    Keywords : accidental falls; risk factors; older people; residential facilities; geriatric care; cognition; drug therapy; wounds and injuries; geriatric psychiatry; meteorological factors; geriatrik; Geriatrics;

    Abstract : Falls and their consequences are a major health problem in the older population, increasing their immobility, morbidity and mortality. This thesis focuses on older people living in geriatric care settings, frail older people who are most prone to suffer falls. READ MORE