Search for dissertations about: "morbidities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 swedish dissertations containing the word morbidities.

  1. 1. Oesophageal cancer surgery : the role of co-morbidities

    Author : Lovisa Backemar; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to produce information which can be used to improve clinical decision-making in order to optimise treatment and improve the well-being of patients with oesophageal cancer following surgery. Oesophageal cancer is a devastating disease with poor prognosis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inappropriate prescribing, non-adherence to long-term medications and related morbidities : Pharmacoepidemiological aspects

    Author : Khedidja Hedna; Staffan Hägg; Max Petzold; Katja Hakkarainen; Johan Fastbom; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Drug-related morbidity; medication adherence; inappropriate prescribing; elderly; drug utilisation; pharmacoepidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Inappropriate use of medications (IUM), in particular inappropriate prescribing and non-adherence to prescribed medications, are important causes of drug-related morbidities (DRMs). They are increasing problems with the ageing populations and the growing burden of chronic conditions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Myocardial Effects of Type 2 Diabetes, Co-morbidities, and Changing Loading Conditions : a Clinical Study by Tissue Velocity Echocardiography

    Author : Satish C. Govind; Lars-Åke Brodin; Mohbubul Alam; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical technology; Medicinsk teknik;

    Abstract : Ever since the validation of the tissue velocity echocardiography (TVE) technique more than a decade ago the modality has been used rather successfully in various clinical situations, at rest as well as during stress echocardiography. Hitherto, dobutamine stress echocardiography has been the hallmark of all forms of stress procedures, now with TVE, quantification of the longitudinal motions of the left ventricle shows far superiority, with improved sensitivity and specificity in the functional diagnosis of coronary artery disease. READ MORE

  4. 4. Co-morbidity and mortality in Swedish patients with haemophilia - A register study

    Author : Susanna Lövdahl; Malmö Klinisk koagulationsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Haemophilia; registry; HIV; viral hepatitis; malignancy; hypertension; cardiovascular disease;

    Abstract : Haemophilia is an X-linked inherited recessive disorder affecting males. The increased risk of hemorrhage is explained by the deficiency in either coagulation factor VIII (haemophilia A) or IX (haemophilia B). The severity of haemophilia A and B is characterized by the bleeding pattern. READ MORE

  5. 5. Moderately Preterm Infants : studies on Length of Hospital Stay and Neonatal Outcome

    Author : Maria Altman; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Objective Moderately preterm infants account for a large proportion of admissions and bed-days in neonatal units. Determinants of length of hospital stay, contemporary measures of morbidity by gestational week and risk factors predicting neonatal morbidity have been poorly studied. READ MORE