Search for dissertations about: "severity of disease"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 579 swedish dissertations containing the words severity of disease.

  1. 1. Remembering in Alzheimer's disease utilization of cognitive support

    Author : Agneta Herlitz; Lars-Göran Nilsson; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alzheimer s disease; Dementia; Memory; Episodic memory; Semantic memory; Severity of dementia; Alzheimers sjukdom; demens; minne;

    Abstract : The aim of the present doctoral thesis was to investigate the ability of patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) to utilize cognitive support in order to improve episodic remembering. A review of previous research indicated that most studies have failed to find beneficial effects of encoding support on memory in AD patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Severity of illness versus severity of disease : definitions and applications

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Rosimary Almeida; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Outcome assessment should consist of two basic steps - "selection of a meaningful outcome" and "determination of what caused the outcome". The latter step requires comparisons, and therefore information about the initial status of the patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experiences of pain and associations between pain, disease severity and individual quality of life in people with motor neuron diseases

    University dissertation from Uppsala

    Author : Ylva Åkerblom; Pernilla Åsenlöf; Lena Zetterberg; Dag Nyholm; Lena von Koch; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; motor neuron disease; pain; quality of life; individual quality of life; qualitative content analysis; pain severity; disease severity;

    Abstract : Many people with the incurable and often times fatal motor neuron diseases have pain, but there is lack of knowledge about people’s experiences of living with pain. Further, the correlation between pain and their quality of life is not well understood, and previous studies have not used individual quality of life, namely that people with their own words express what quality of life is. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unstable coronary artery disease : non-invasive indicators of severity of coronary lesions and the effects of thrombolysis

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Jan-Erik Karlsson; Rolf Nordlander; [1994]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Non-invasive indicators of severity of coronary lesions and the effects of thrombolysis were evaluated in 205 men, 38 to 70 years of age with unstable coronary aticty disease (CAD)- i.e. unstable angina or non-Q wave myocardial infarction - admitted to the coronary care units in nine hospitals. READ MORE

  5. 5. Genetic studies of complex autoimmune disease

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Alexandra Gyllenberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : In complex autoimmune diseases, there are both genetic and environmental factors that influence our immune system and contribute to the development of disease. The pathways, interactions and mode of inheritance are difficult to unravel, and many discoveries are yet to be done. READ MORE