Search for dissertations about: "obese"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 387 swedish dissertations containing the word obese.

  1. 1. Perioperative complications in obese patients : A thesis on risk reducing strategies

    Author : Fredrik Ander; Lars Berggren; Rebecca Ahlstrand; Alex de Leon; Johan Raeder; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intubation time; videolaryngoscopy; obesity; esophagogastric junction; remifentanil; esmolol; high-resolution manometry; pulmonary aspiration; postoperative pain; postoperative opioid-sparing;

    Abstract : Aspiration of gastric content and delayed or failed intubation are the leading causes of anesthesia-related mortality and morbidity. In the recovery period, airway obstruction with subsequent hypoxia is a relatively common cause of morbidity, and is highly associated to the amount of opioids administered, especially in obese patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Open lung concept in high risk anaesthesia : Optimizing mechanical ventilation in morbidly obese patients and during one lung ventilation with capnothorax

    Author : Henrik Reinius; Filip Fredén; Johan Petersson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anaesthesia; mechanical ventilation; atelectasis; morbidly obese; one-lung ventilation; PEEP; recruitment maneuver; spirometry; EIT; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care;

    Abstract : Formation of atelectasis, defined as reversible collapse of aerated lung, often occurs after induction of anaesthesia with mechanical ventilation. As a consequence, there is a risk for hypoxemia, altered hemodynamics and impaired respiratory system mechanics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Coping and personality in the obese. Results from the Swedish Obese Subjects Study

    Author : Anna Rydén; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : obesity; coping; distress; personality; anxiety; depression; psychometric methods; clinical trial; treatment preference; treatment outcome; gender differences; reference subjects;

    Abstract : The overall aims of this thesis were to evaluate coping and personality in obesity and the relation to weight change. Specific aims were to validate methods for assessing condition-specific coping and distress; to evaluate coping, distress and personality in relation to treatment preference before and 2 years after treatment start; and compare personality profiles with reference subjects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Weight gain restriction for obese pregnant women : An Intervention study

    Author : Ing-Marie Claesson; Gunilla Sydsjö; Ann Josefsson; Ingela Rådestad; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obesity; pregnancy; weight gain; intervention; outcome; anxiety; depression; postnatal postpartum; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : Introduction: Obesity is a growing global public health problem and is as prevalent among pregnant women as in the general population. It is well known that obese women have an increased risk for several complications during pregnancy and delivery and this is also true for the neonate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Promoting physical activity among overweight and obese children : Effects of a family-based lifestyle intervention on physical activity and metabolic markers

    Author : Catharina Bäcklund; Christel Larsson; Gunnevi Sundelin; Agneta Ståhle; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; intervention: children: overweight: obestiy: physical activity; Domestic science and nutrition; Hushålls- och kostvetenskap; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy; Kostvetenskap; Food and Nutrition;

    Abstract : Background Overweight and obesity in childhood is associated with physical, psychological and social consequences. Physical inactivity is regarded as one of the main factors that have contributed to the increase in childhood obesity through out the world. READ MORE