Search for dissertations about: "paediatrics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 80 swedish dissertations containing the word paediatrics.

  1. 1. Safety of Medication in Paediatrics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kristina Star; Karin Nordin; I Ralph Edwards; Richard Irvin Cook; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; paediatrics; adverse drug reaction; drug-related problem; medication error; patient safety; individual case safety reports; pharmacovigilance; medication; nurses; health care personnel; dosage form; NSAID; dosing; prescription; antipsychotic medicines; postmarketing surveillance; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Background: In paediatrics, the limited documentation to guide medication, the lack of suitable dosage forms, and the continuous development in childhood present a scenario where safety of medication is a particular challenge.Aim: To explore reported adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and the challenges in prescribing and administering medicines in paediatrics, in order to identify and suggest areas needing international surveillance within medication safety and improvement in the clinical setting. READ MORE

  2. 2. Suicides, psychotic disorders and criminality among former child and adolescent psychiatric patients followed into adulthood

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska institutet

    Author : Ulf Engqvist; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; child; adolescent; adult; mortality; suicide; crime; mental disorders; psychotic disorders; paediatrics; longitudinal studies; MEDICINE Psychiatry Child and adolescent psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to provide information about child and adolescent psychiatric (CAP) patients and their outcome as adults: Were their difficulties in childhood due to mental illness, disablement and/or behaviour disorders? What happened to them as adults? Who were the patients in need of psychiatric care (GenP) in adulthood that had not had previous contact with CAP? Did this group differ from the former CAP group? Methods: Paper I-III: 1,400 CAP patients admitted 1975-1990 to inpatient or outpatient CAP care in Jämtland County, Sweden were followed until 2003. Paper IV: A sample of 167 GenP patients not treated in CAP was compared to GenP patients with a history of CAP care. READ MORE

  3. 3. Optimization of paediatric CT examinations - An approach to minimize absorbed dose to patients with regard to image quality and observer variability

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska institutet

    Author : Kerstin Ledenius; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Computed Tomography; Paediatrics; Radiation Dosage; Computer Simulations; Nonparametric Statistics; Observer Variation; Radiographic Image Enhancement;

    Abstract : The absorbed dose to paediatric patients is important bearing in mind the increased risk of radiation-induced cancer due to exposure to X-rays at young ages. Questions have also been raised of whether a CT examination of the paediatric brain might lead to a reduction in cognitive function. READ MORE

  4. 4. Four Eighteenth-century Medical Dissertations under the Presidency of Nils Rosén : Edited and translated, with an introduction and commentary by Urban Örneholm

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Urban Örneholm; Hans Helander; Arne Jönsson; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Latin language; Neo-Latin; dissertations; terminology; nomenclature; Nils Rosén; history of medicine; smallpox; paediatrics; Latin; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Classical philology Latin language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Klassiska språk Latin;

    Abstract : Nils Rosén (von Rosenstein) (1706–73), Professor of medicine at Uppsala University, is less known than his colleague Linnaeus, but has, mainly through his textbook Underrättelser om Barn-Sjukdomar (1st monograph ed. 1764), had an enormous influence on the care of children throughout Europe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urologic and metabolic consequences of continent urostomy (Kock reservoir) in children and adolescents

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Gamal Abd El-Gawad; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Urinary diversion; Continent ileal urostomy; Kock pouch; Complication; Enterocystography; Enterocystometry; Urography; B12; Folic acid; MMA; Quality of life.;

    Abstract : During the last decades, urinary diversion using an intestinal segment has been commonly used in children and adolescents. Kock pouch is a feasible alternative for the children in need of a continent diversion where other alternatives such as Mitrofanoff are excluded for various reasons. READ MORE