Search for dissertations about: "pain prevalence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 232 swedish dissertations containing the words pain prevalence.

  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; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [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 : The overall aim was to investigate chronic pain, quality of life and factors associated with pain as well as with quality of life among older people, aged 75 years and above. Further, the aim was to investigate the use of methods for pain management and their effects for those with pain and in need of help for daily living. READ MORE

  2. 2. Headache in Schoolchildren Epidemiology, Pain Comorbidity and Psychosocial Factors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Katarina Laurell; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; Children; Headache; Tension-type headache; Migraine; Prevalence; Incidence; Prognosis; Pain; Psychosocial factors; Neurovetenskap; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Neurology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Neurologi;

    Abstract : Headache is the most frequently reported pain in children and is associated with missed schooldays, anxiety, depressive symptoms and various physical symptoms. A secular trend of increasing headache prevalence has been suggested. Few studies have focused on tension-type headache among children from the general population. READ MORE

  3. 3. Child behaviour and pain after hospitalization, surgery and anaesthesia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Medicinsk fakultet

    Author : Mats Karling; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; child behaviour; pain; validation; child; hospitalised; pain prevalence; factor analysis; risk factors; MEDICINE Surgery Anaesthetics and intensive care Anaesthetics; MEDICIN Kirurgi Anestesiologi och intensivvård Anestesiologi;

    Abstract : Hospitalization, surgery and anaesthesia are for some children associated with anxiety and could be a frightful experience which may result in later problematic behaviour. Pain is associated with the fears of hospitalization. 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. Chronic neck pain An epidemiological, psychological and SPECT study with emphasis on whiplash-associated disorders

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kirurgisk och perioperativ vetenskap

    Author : Michel Guez; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Prevalence of chronic neck pain; chronic low-back pain; whiplash; WAD; neuropsychology; VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine; VETERINÄRMEDICIN Medicin;

    Abstract : Chronic neck pain, a common cause of disability, seems to be the result of several interacting mechanisms. In addition to degenerative and inflammatory changes and trauma, psychological and psychosocial factors are also involved. READ MORE