Search for dissertations about: "spinal cord injury"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 151 swedish dissertations containing the words spinal cord injury.

  1. 1. Spinal cord compression injury : an experimental study in the rat with special reference to effects on spinal cord circulation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anders Holtz; Uppsala universitet.; [1989]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  2. 2. Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Marika Augutis; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pediatric; Spinal Cord Injury; Epidemiology; Adolescence; Psychosocial; Rehabilitation.;

    Abstract : Sustaining a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) alters every aspect of a person s life significantly and irreversibly. Since SCI of traumatic etiology predominately occurs in young adult males, most research has focused on this group. Other demographic groups, such as children and women, have received much less attention. READ MORE

  3. 3. Systemic hypothermia after spinal cord injury : An experimental study in the rat

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Hans Westergren; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; Spinal cord injury; hypothermia; rat; treatment; Neurovetenskap; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Neurology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Neurologi; Neurology; neurologi;

    Abstract : Spinal cord injury following trauma results in suffering for each individual independent of the severity of the neurological deficits. Care of the acute spinal cord injured patients has developed from the purely conservative treatment advocated 20-30 years ago to today's active strategies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pain following spinal cord injury

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Cecilia Norrbrink Budh; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Spinal cord injury; pain; neurogenic pain; neuropathic pain; gender; analgesics; opiates; nonpharmacological treatments; quality of sleep.;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to assess and characterise nociceptive and neuropathic pain, the use of pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain treatment, and the influence of pain on the quality of sleep in a population following spinal cord injury (SCI). This thesis is divided into five separate studies: I. READ MORE

  5. 5. Whiplash injury a clinical, radiographic and psychological investigation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Kurt Pettersson; Umeå universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical spine; whiplash injury; MRI; personality traits; steroid therapy; sagittal canal diameter; chronic symptoms;

    Abstract : Whiplash injury is a common and troublesome disorder and approximately 10-40 per cent of its victims develop chronic symptoms. The annual incidence is estimated at 1/1000 inhabitants and the prevalence at 1%. The cause of chronic symptoms after whiplash injury is still unknown and no effective treatment has been presented so far. READ MORE