Search for dissertations about: "prospective study"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1330 swedish dissertations containing the words prospective study.

  1. 1. Self-Perceived Health and Nutritional Status among Home-Living Older People : A Prospective Study

    Author : Yvonne Johansson; Anna-Christina Ek; Margareta Bachrach-Lindström; Tommy Cederholm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Energy intake; Gender; Health Physical activity; Risk for malnutrition; Symptoms of depression; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to follow the development of nutritional status and its significance for general health status using an epiemiologic method in a representative population‐based selection of older individuals in two cohorts. The main focus was to prospectively examine the significance of demographic, social and medical factors and to establish a basis to investigate the possibilities of preventive measures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Metachromatic cells and eosinophils in atopic children : A prospective study

    Author : Magnus Persson Borres; Göran Karlsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Metachromatic cells and eosinophil leukocytes were studied prospectively in 64 newborns with and without a family history of atopic disease (FH). Cellfindings in nasal mucosa and peripheral blood were related to development of atopic symptoms up to 18 months of age. For this purpose, a gentle scraping method suitable for infants was developed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Attempted suicide in late life: A prospective study

    Author : Stefan Wiktorsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Elderly; Suicide Attempt; Depression; Loneliness; Alcohol Use Disorder; Prospective Study; Remission; One-Year mortality; Repeated suicidal behaviour; Neuroticism; Extroversion;

    Abstract : Background: Elderly have high suicide rates. While attempted suicide is the strongest known predictor of suicide death, there are few controlled studies focusing on elderly attempters and prospective studies are lacking. READ MORE

  4. 4. Long-term outcome after cataract surgery : a longitudinal study

    Author : Britta Lundqvist; Eva Mönestam; Ulf Stenevi; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cataract; cataract surgery outcome; longitudinal study; subjective visual acuity; Ophtalmiatrics; Oftalmiatrik; Ophtalmology; oftalmiatrik;

    Abstract : Background Cataract surgery is the most common surgical procedure carried out in the developed world and surgery volumes have increased considerably during the last decades. Various aspects of the surgical procedure, including surgical incision size and intraocular lens materials, have changed substantially, improving the safety and the quality of the outcome. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health and well-being in the elderley : A prospective population- based study

    Author : Alette-Marie Lindgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; epidemiology; primary health care; prevention; gerontology; housing; health; contentment; activites; loneliness; screening; poverty; mortality; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : The Albertina Project is an epidemiological study of the social, medical, economic and mortality situation among 9440 people, 75 years or older, living in the city of Uppsala, Sweden. Most people lived in their own home. The housing standard appeared to be satisfactory in the majority of cases. READ MORE