Search for dissertations about: "pain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1616 swedish dissertations containing the word pain.

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Marita Widar; Gerd Ahlström; Anna-Christina Ek; Fannie Gaston-Johansson; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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. Postoperative pain management : Nurse perspectives on acute pain services

    University dissertation from Göteborgs Universitet

    Author : Margareta Warrén-Stomberg; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; postoperative pain management; postoperative pain assessment; postoperative pain documentation; VAS; nurse anaesthetist; acute pain services; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN 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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Marie Grunnesjö; Kurt Svärdsudd; Lars-Erik Strender; Stefan Blomberg; Rune Hedlund; [2011]
    Keywords : 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; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Family medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden 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

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

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Anna KM Persson; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

  5. 5. Pain in the elderly. Rating scales, prevalence and verbal expression of pain and pain relief

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Ingrid Bergh; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pain; prevalence; pain scales; elderly; pain relief; verbal expression of pain.;

    Abstract : Aims: The overall purpose of the studies was to examine the prevalence of pain in elderly people and to evaluate the applicability of pain scales in assessing pain and pain relief in elderly patients.Methods: In Paper I, 167 geriatric patients (M=81 years) rated their current experience of pain twice with a 5-minute interval in between on the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), the Graphic Rating Scale (GRS) and the Numerical Rating Scale (NRS), and were then asked if they experienced pain, ache or hurt or other symptoms. READ MORE