Search for dissertations about: "pain measurement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 88 swedish dissertations containing the words pain measurement.

  1. 1. Chronic pain and quality of life among older people

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

    Author : Ulf Jakobsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of daily living; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; PMI; MPI-S; Sickness Impact Profile; LGC; SF-12; quality of life; pain relief; pain measurement; chronic pain; pain; Aged; aged 80 years and over; fatigue; samhällsmedicin; ADL;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Det är väl känt att äldre lever med långvarig smärta, särskilt från rörelseapparaten. Det är dock ovanligare att de allra äldsta och de äldre, som bor i särskilt boende alternativt får hjälp i det ordinära boendet, inkluderas i olika studier. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pain treatment after surgery With special reference to patient-controlled analgesia, early extubation and the use of paracetamol

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Repro Print

    Author : Pia Holmér Pettersson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; acetaminophen; analgesia; patient-controlled; analgesics; day surgery; heart surgery; opioid; ketobemidone; pain measurement; pain; postoperative; paracetamol; postoperative nausea and vomiting; visual analogue scale; Acetaminophen; analgesia; patient-controlled; analgesics; day surgery; heart surgery; opioid; ketobemidone; pain measurement; pain; postoperative; paracetamol; postoperative nausea and vomiting; visual analogue scale;

    Abstract : The introduction of general anaesthesia eliminated pain during surgical operations. After surgery, however, pain and postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) have remained a persistent problem for many patients. The need for analgesics varies widely among patients, therefore standardised treatment protocols are often insufficient pain treatment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Chronic intraoral pain - assessment of diagnostic methods and prognosis

    University dissertation from Faculty of Odontology, Malmö University

    Author : Maria Pigg; Malmö University.; [2011]
    Keywords : ODONTOLOGY; ODONTOLOGI; Medicine; Neuropathic pain; Orofacial pain; Trigeminal pain; Clinical studies; Prognosis; Diagnostic methods; Quantitative sensory testing; QST; Chronic pain; Endodontics;

    Abstract : The overall goal of this thesis was to broaden our knowledge of chronic intraoral pain. The research questions were: •What methods can be used to differentiate inflammatory, odontogenic tooth pain from pain that presents as toothache but is non-odontogenic in origin? •What is the prognosis of chronic tooth pain of non-odontogenic origin, and which factors affect the prognosis? Atypical odontalgia (AO) is a relatively rare but severe and chronic pain condition affecting the dentoalveolar region. READ MORE

  4. 4. Taxane-induced pain Experiences of women with breast cancer and nurses providing their care

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Susanne Hellerstedt Börjesson; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; taxane-induced pain; lifeworld research; pain assessment; caring; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Breast cancer patients receiving taxane chemotherapy run a substantial risk of develop taxane-induced pain, but little is known about women’s experiences of such pain. The aim of this thesis was to explore women’s acute and longstanding experiences of taxane-induced pain, to evaluate the pain intensity and distribution using different assessment methods, and to study nurses´ perceptions of taxane-induced pain in people with breast cancer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Experimental tooth clenching : a model for studying mechanisms of muscle pain

    University dissertation from Faculty of Odontology, Malmö University

    Author : Andreas Dawson; Malmö University.; [2013]
    Keywords : ODONTOLOGY; ODONTOLOGI; Medicine; tooth clenching; muscle pain; bruxism; Delphi technique; pain measurement; masticatory muscles; experimental pain; proprioceptive allodynia; temporomandibular disorders; serotonin; glutamate; masseter muscle; microdialysis;

    Abstract : The overall goal of this thesis was to broaden knowledge of pain mechanisms in myofascial temporomandibular disorders (M-TMD). The specific aims were to: • Develop a quality assessment tool for experimental bruxism studies (study I). • Investigate proprioceptive allodynia after experimental tooth clenching exercises (study II). READ MORE