Search for dissertations about: "military medical personnel"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words military medical personnel.

  1. 1. Conflicting values - everyday ethical and leadership challenges related to care in combat zones within a military organization

    Author : Kristina Lundberg; Lars Sandman; Per-Olof Michel; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; combat zones; ethical problems; everyday ethical problems; health care; licensed medical personnel; medical ethics; military ethics; military medical personnel; military personnel;

    Abstract : Introduction: Licensed medical personnel (henceforth LMP) experience ethical problems related to undertaking care duties in combat zones. When employed in the Armed Forces they are always under the command of tactical officers (henceforth TOs). READ MORE

  2. 2. Flying personnel : cancer, acute myocardial infarction and mortality

    Author : Anette Linnersjö; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Aim: Flying personnel are exposed to several factors in the work environment that can potentially increase their cancer incidence, mortality and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) incidence. The aim of this licentiate thesis is to study cancer incidence among Swedish cabin crew in relation to exposures in the work environment and to study mortality and AMI incidence in Swedish airline and military flying personnel. READ MORE

  3. 3. Premature discharge from military service : Risk factors and preventive interventions

    Author : Helena Larsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Musculoskeletal injury; physiotherapy; intervention; conscript; soldier; functional tests; lower-limb-loading test; self-rated health; predictor;

    Abstract : The tasks and capabilities of the Swedish Armed Forces are changing to meet new threats all around the world. With the sharp decrease in number of enlisted soldiers, selection is more important than ever. It is also important to prevent soldiers from leaving military service prematurely i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health Implications of Dental Amalgam

    Author : Aron Naimi-Akbar; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Dental amalgam is one of the most widely used, but also the most controversial of dental restorative materials. Since its introduction during the first half of the 19 th century, concerns have been raised about health hazards related to the toxicity of a major component of amalgam, mercury. READ MORE

  5. 5. Experimental, mild blast-induced traumatic brain injury : focus on the monoamine and galanin systems

    Author : Lizan Kawa; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common cause of mortality and morbidity among civilians and servicemen alike. The spectrum of TBIs encompasses mild to severe cases, with the predominate number of TBIs being mild (mTBI). Combat-related TBI inflicted by explosive blast (bTBI) is highly prevalent among military personnel. READ MORE