Search for dissertations about: "pain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1575 swedish dissertations containing the word pain.

  1. 1. Living with Long-Term Pain after a Stroke

    Author : Marita Widar; Gerd Ahlström; Anna-Christina Ek; Fannie Gaston-Johansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : stroke; central pain; chronic pain; neuropathic pain; nociceptive pain; shoulder; pain; tension-type headache; pain assessment; disability; activities of daily living; coping; health-related quality of life; mood; caring; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to classify and describe long-term pain two years after a stroke and to describe the experiences of pain, and the consequences it has on the persons’ lives. The studies were conducted from a multidimensional perspective on pain, combining quantitative and qualitative methods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chronic pain : from the study of student attitudes and preferences to the in vitro investigation of a novel treatment strategy

    Author : Linda Rankin; Christopher J. Fowler; Gisselle Gallego; Sofia Mattsson; Emmanuel Bäckryd; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HC-PAIRS; best-worst scaling; palmitoylethanolamine; N-acylthanolamines; oral lichen planus; prostaglandins; chronic pain; prolonged pain; chronic pain education; chronic pain management; medical students; attitudes;

    Abstract : Chronic pain will affect one in five adults during their lifetime, and it exerts a heavy burden on society with major physiological, psychological, social, and economic impacts. The current chronic pain curriculum taught to medical students in most settings is fragmented, inconsistent and inadequate and a vast majority of general practitioners considered their undergraduate training in chronic pain incomplete. READ MORE

  3. 3. Postoperative pain management : Nurse perspectives on acute pain services

    Author : Margareta Warrén-Stomberg; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; postoperative pain management; postoperative pain assessment; postoperative pain documentation; VAS; nurse anaesthetist; acute pain services; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Medical sciences; Medicin;

    Abstract : Postoperative pain management (POPM) has remained an area of concern despite major efforts to improve pain assessment and management by the introduction of specified guidelines, advanced techniques for pain alleviation, and education of staff members. Different nurse specialists are involved in the perioperative care of surgical patients. READ MORE

  4. 4. Low Back Pain : With Special Reference to Manual Therapy, Outcome and its Prognosis

    Author : Marie Grunnesjö; Kurt Svärdsudd; Lars-Erik Strender; Stefan Blomberg; Rune Hedlund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Low Back Pain; Manual therapy; Stay active care; Mobilisation; Manipulation; Pain drawing; Return to work; Prognosis; Disability rating; Pain; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin; Allmänmedicin; Family Medicine;

    Abstract : Objectives. To assess outcome of manual therapy in addition to stay-active care in sub-acute low back pain patients and to investigate the predictive power of pain drawing sketch variables for return to work. Materials and methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Predicting postoperative pain. Clinical and genetic studies of relationships between pain sensitivity and pain after surgery

    Author : Anna KM Persson; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; []
    Keywords : Elektrisk smärttröskel; genetik och smärta; smärtprediktion; postoperativ smärta; VAS; smärtkänslighet; smärta efter kirurgi; nålsättning; Perifer kateterisering; Electrical pain threshold; prediction of postoperative pain; pain genetics; pain prediction; postoperative pain; venous cannulation; gender and pain; VCP;

    Abstract : Many patients experience pain after surgery. Postoperative pain may lead to delayed mobilization, persisting pain, and psychosocial distress. Others are given excessive analgesic doses and experience side effects. READ MORE