Search for dissertations about: "stillbirth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the word stillbirth.

  1. 1. Neonatal Resuscitation : Understanding challenges and identifying a strategy for implementation in Nepal

    Author : Ashish KC; Mats Målqvist; Uwe Ewald; Stefan Swartling Peterson; Susan Niermeyer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antepartum stillbirth; intrapartum stillbirth; neonatal mortality; first-day neonatal mortality; antenatal care; fetal heart rate monitoring; partogram; preterm; small-for-gestational-age; clinical adherence; neonatal resuscitation; skill retention; quality improvement cycle; Nepal; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Despite the unprecedented improvement in child health in last 15 years, burden of stillbirth and neonatal death remain the key challenge in Nepal and the reduction of these deaths will be crucial for reaching the health targets for Sustainable development goal by 2030.The aim of this thesis was to explore the risk factors for stillbirth and neonatal death and change in perinatal outcomes after the introduction of the Helping Babies Breathe Quality Improvement Cycle (HBB QIC) in Nepal. READ MORE

  2. 2. Role of Genital Infections on pregnancy outcome with emphasis on syphilis

    Author : Elena Maria Pereira Folgosa; Avdelningen för medicinsk mikrobiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV; chorioamnionitis; syphilis; Mozambique; stillbirth; Microbiology; bacteriology; virology; mycology; Mikrobiologi; bakteriologi; virologi; mykologi;

    Abstract : OBJECTIVES: To elucidate the role of genital infections in last trimester pre-labour foetal death and the role and aetiology of chorioamnionitis in stillbirth in Maputo, Mozambique. To determine the role of current syphilis as a risk factor for foetal death in Maputo and the prevalence and risk factors for syphilis and HIV infection in displaced pregnant women in rural Zambezia province. READ MORE

  3. 3. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Pregnancy : Prenatal Exposures and Pregnancy Complications

    Author : Heiddis Valgeirsdóttir; Anna-Karin Wikström; Inger Sundström Poromaa; Theodora Kunovac Kallak; Marie Blomberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Polycystic ovary syndrome; PCOS; pregnancy; epidemiology; prenatal exposures; pregnancy complications; Anti-Müllerian hormone; AMH; preterm birth; stillbirth; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women of fertile age. The aetiology of PCOS is not fully understood and might be affected by foetal exposures. Women with PCOS have an increased risk of pregnancy complications, but information on rare severe complications is scarce. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk factors and adverse pregnancy outcomes in small-for-gestational-age births

    Author : Britt Clausson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Pregnancy; birthweight; fetal growth retardation; small-for-gestational age; maternal anthropometrics; genetic; caffeine; stillbirth; postterm pregnancy; birthweight standard; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and women s diseases; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : The studies were undertaken to evaluate risk factors and outcomes in small-for-gestational-age (SGA) births, in cohort studies using the population-based Swedish Birth, Twin and Education Registers. A cohort study of pregnant women from Uppsala County evaluated the effect on birthweight by caffeine. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fetal Movements in late Pregnancy : Categorization, Self-assessment, and Prenatal Attachment in relation to women’s experiences

    Author : Mari-Cristin Malm; Helena Lindgren; Ingela Rådestad; Christine Rubertsson; Siw Alehagen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Fetal movements; pregnancy; prenatal attachment; self-assessment; stillbirth; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Health and Welfare; Hälsa och välfärd;

    Abstract : Aim: To explore how pregnant women experience fetal movements in late pregnancy. Specific aims were:  to study women’s experiences during the time prior to receiving news that their unborn baby had died in utero (I), to investigate women’s descriptions of fetal movements (II), investigate the association between the magnitude of fetal movements and level of prenatal attachment (III), and to study women’s experiences using two different self-assessment methods (IV). READ MORE