Search for dissertations about: "nausea"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 swedish dissertations containing the word nausea.

  1. 1. Long-term effects of acupuncture

    University dissertation from Kavallerigränden 10. S-226 39 Lund. Sweden

    Author : Christer Carlsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physical medicine; stress-induced analgesia.; strong vs gentle stimulation; vomiting; nausea; hyperemesis gravidarum; urine incontinence; C-fibre response; WDR neurons; manual acupuncture; long term effects; pain categories; chronic low back pain; Acupuncture; randomised placebo-controlled trial; kinesitherapy; revalidation; rehabilitation; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ; Neurology; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; Neurologi; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi;

    Abstract : In a retrospective follow-up study, n=202, long-term pain relief (>6 months) after a course of acupuncture treatments was found mainly among patients with chronic nociceptive pain while patients with neurogenic or psychogenic pain did not benefit much. In a placebo-controlled randomised single-blind long-term study with independent observer of chronic nociceptive low back pain, n=50, it was found that acupuncture, was significantly superior to true placebo in all outcome measurements, even more than 6 months after the treatment series. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exposure, health effects, immunological markers and biomarkers of susceptibility among Swedish rubber workers

    University dissertation from Lena Jönsson Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Lund University Hospital SE-221 85 Lund

    Author : Lena S Jönsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Yrkesmedicin; arbetsmiljömedicin; industrial medicine; Public health; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Occupational health; Andningsorganen; rubber industry; polymorphisms; vulcanisation fumes; Respiratory system; nausea; headache; exposure-response relationships; biomarkers; symptoms; airways; eyes; TTCA; PAH; 1-hydroxypyrene;

    Abstract : Workers in the rubber industry have an increased risk of several diseases, such as airway disease, cancer and probably cardiovascular disease. The exposure is very complex; carbon disulfide (CS2) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) being two of the contaminants. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nausea and emesis in cancer chemotherapy: aspects of occurrence, assessment and treatmeant

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, false

    Author : Sussanne Börjeson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer chemotherapy; cancer nursing; nausea; emesis; antiemetics; well-being;

    Abstract : Nausea and emesis are two of the most distressing side-effects cancer patients may experience during chemotherapy. The general aim of this thesis was to acquire knowledge to be used for improving the care of cancer patients during chemotherapy, in particular for the prevention and palliation of chemotherapy-induced nausea and emesis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Postoperative nausea and vomiting in women : An unglamorous aspect of anaesthesia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Institutet at Danderyds Hospital

    Author : Eva Oddby Muhrbeck; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anaesthesia; blood glucose; clonidine; epinephrine; pathophysiology; platelet count; postoperative nausea and vomiting; serotonin; therapeutic suggestion; vasopressin; women.;

    Abstract : Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONY) still remains a common and undesirable side effect of anaesthesia. Women are afflicted by PONY two to three times more often than men and a substantial number of patients consider PONV to be the worst part of the entire surgical procedure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gastric electrical stimulation. Studies in patients with intractable nausea and vomiting

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Institutet at Danderyds Hospital

    Author : Stina Andersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gastric electrical stimulation; gastroparesis; gastroscopy; vomiting; gastric accommodation; drinking test; dyspepsia;

    Abstract : The most severe cases of gastroparesis are refractory to drugs. In the 1990s gastric electrical stimulation (GES) was introduced for treatment of nausea and vomiting in patients with diabetic and idiopathic gastroparesis. The electrodes and neurostimulator are usually placed with laparoscopy. READ MORE