Search for dissertations about: "oral ulcers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words oral ulcers.

  1. 1. Oral health in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Dental Medicine

    Author : Eva Leksell; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to illuminate different aspects of oral health that can be investigated in the clinical meeting with the child diagnosed with JIA. A cross-sectional case control study consisting of clinical examination of intraoral tissues, occlusion, facial appearance, jaw function and pain sites were designed (papers I and II). READ MORE

  2. 2. Treponema spp. in necrotic skin ulcers in pigs : phenotypic and genetic features

    University dissertation from ; Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Olov Svartström; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Treponema belongs to the phylum Spirochaetes consisting of bacteria distinguishable by a unique cell architecture that enables corkscrew-like motility. In two case studies, treponemes were isolated from ear necrosis and shoulder ulcers, two types of skin lesions that have impact on animal welfare and may cause economic losses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Passive immunisation as therapy for gastrointestinal infections in children

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, -

    Author : Thomas Casswall; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Passive immunisation; treatment; bovine antibodies; chicken antibodies; rotavirus; Escherichia coli; ETEC; EPEC; Helicobacter pylori; clinical trials; infants; children;

    Abstract : Several prophylactic studies in animals and humans have shown potential efficacy of oral therapy with non-human antibodies against different pathogens. Passive immunisation with oral antibodies against different pathogens is an attractive way to treat different gastrointestinal infections caused by pathogens such as rotavirus or enteropathogenic and enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (EPEC; ETEC). READ MORE

  4. 4. Eating difficulties in elderly, focusing on patients with stroke

    University dissertation from Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Albert Westergren; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; discharge; length of in-hospital stay; malnutrition; energy; alertness; ingestion; deglutition; dysphagia; eating; elderly care; rehabilitation; Nursing care; stroke; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe eating difficulties and interventions to improve eating among elderly patients, especially those with stroke, to make comparisons between patients with dysphagia and those without (Papers I & II), those with and without assisted eating (Paper IV), and to analyse the relation between eating difficulties, nutritional status (Papers II-V), pressure ulcers (Paper IV), length of hospital stay and levels of independent living when discharged (Paper V). Eating difficulties were mainly assessed using structured observations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Interaction of herpes simplex virus with cell surface glycosaminoglycans as a target for antiviral intervention

    University dissertation from Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Kicki Bergefall; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HSV; glycoproteins; glycosaminoglycans; virus receptor; antiviral drugs;

    Abstract : Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections in humans are predominantly manifested as oral cold sores or genital ulcers. As HSV infects cells by interaction with cell surface heparan sulfate (HS) and/or chondroitin sulfate (CS), the aim of the research work presented in this thesis was to explore the possibility of antiviral intervention with compounds that mimic HS or CS. READ MORE