Search for dissertations about: "otitis media"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 swedish dissertations containing the words otitis media.

  1. 1. Developing otitis media : experimental studies in particular regarding inflammatory changes in the tympanic membrane

    Author : Per Olof Eriksson; Sten Hellström; Karin Prellner; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Otorhinolaryngology; otitis media with effusion; acute otitis media; myringotomy; tympanic membrane; rat; Streptococcus pneumoniae; compound 48 80; mast cell; Otorhinolaryngologi; Otorhinolaryngology; Otorhinolaryngologi; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : Otitis media (OM), one of the commonest of childhood diseases, causes much suffering. OM exists in a variety of forms, two of which are acute otitis media (AOM) and otitis media with effusion (OME). READ MORE

  2. 2. Experimental acute otitis media : aspects on treatment, protection and structural changes

    Author : Eva Westman; Ann Hermansson; Sten Hellström; Åsa Melhus; Bengt Carlsöö; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Otorhinolaryngology; acute otitis media; penicillins; rat; treatment; protection; beta-lactamase; Moraxella catarrhalis; Haemophilus influenzae; Otorhinolaryngologi; Otorhinolaryngology; Otorhinolaryngologi; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : Acute otitis media (AOM) is a common disease in childhood and is one of the most common causes for outpatient antibiotic treatment. The major aetiological agents of AOM have varied over the decades. Now the three most common pathogens are Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Optical Methods for Tympanic Membrane Characterisation : Towards Objective Otoscopy in Otitis Media

    Author : Mikael Sundberg; Tomas Strömberg; Ton van Leeuwen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Optical Methods; Spectroscopy; Surface Curvature; Monte Carlo; Tympanic Membrane; Otitis Media; Medical engineering; Medicinsk teknik;

    Abstract : Otitis media, which is an upper respiratory tract infection that affect the middle ear, is the second most common disease in childhood, outnumbered in prevalence only by the common cold. Diagnosis of middle ear inflammation is often performed in the primary healthcare where the normal procedure involves anamnesis and physical examination of the tympanic membranes (TM) of the patient, usually be means of otoscopy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Breast-feeding, nasopharyngeal colonization and otitis media

    Author : Gustaf Aniansson; immunologi och glykobiologi - MIG Avdelningen för mikrobiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cleft palate.; URI; SOM; AOM; otitis media; H. influenzae; S. pneumoniae; Breast-feeding; nasopharyngeal colonization; Immunology; serology; transplantation; Immunologi; serologi;

    Abstract : This thesis analyzed the relationship between breastfeeding, nasopharyngeal colonization and acute otitis media (AOM) in children. Nasopharyngeal cultures were collected from 400 children and milk samples from their mothers in connection with the scheduled visits to well baby clinics at 1-3, 4-7 and 8-12 months of age, and episodes of AOM and URI were documented. READ MORE

  5. 5. Recurrent acute otitis media - aetiology, diagnostics and prevention

    Author : Marie Gisselsson-Solén; Lund näs- och halssjukdomar Öron-; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Binax NOW; immunological aberrations; immune deficiency; Haemophilus influenzae; Streptococcus pneumoniae; nasopharyngeal colonization; conjugate pneumococcal vaccine; Acute otitis media; recurrent acute otitis media;

    Abstract : Acute otitis media (AOM) is the most common bacterial infection in children. The clinical course varies from spontaneous recovery to life-threatening complications, and this variability mainly depends on the causative pathogen. READ MORE