Search for dissertations about: "stroke classification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words stroke classification.

  1. 1. Functioning after stroke : An application of the International Classification of Functioning,Disability and Health (ICF)

    Author : Beatrix Algurén; Lennart Christensson; Lotta Widén Holmqvist; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Assessment; disability; functioning; health-related quality of life; ICF; longitudinal; multidisciplinary; Rasch; stroke; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Objective. The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate the biopsychosocial consequences after stroke and test the validity of the ICF Core Sets for Stroke during one year post-stroke. Material and Methods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk factors in ischemic stroke

    Author : Katarina Jood; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : stroke; ischemic stroke subtypes; genetics; polymorphism; fibrinolysis; obesity; stress;

    Abstract : Ischemic stroke is a complex disease in which environmental and genetic factors make about equal contributions to the etiology. However, knowledge regarding the molecular basis of the genetic influence and the impact of specific lifestyle factors is limited. READ MORE

  3. 3. Genetic association studies in stroke

    Author : Claes Ladenvall; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : stroke; ischemic stroke subtypes; subarachnoid hemorrhage; genetics; polymorphism; fibrinolysis; tPA; PAI-1; TAFI; CRP; Factor XIII;

    Abstract : Stroke is the third most common cause of death and the most common cause of disability in adults in developed countries. It is a complex disease in which genetic and environmental factors make about equal contributions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Upper extremity disability after stroke. Psychometric properties of outcome measures and perceived ability to perform daily hand activities

    Author : Elisabeth Ekstrand; Fysioterapi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of Daily Living; Association; Dexterity; Muscle strength; Outcome Assessment; Rehabilitation; Reproducibility of results; Self-report; Somatosensory disorders; Stroke; Touch perception; Upper extremity; Activities of Daily Living; Association; Dexterity; Muscle strength; Outcome assessment; Rehabilitation; Reproducibility of results; Self-report; Somatosensory disorders; Stroke; Touch perception; Upper extremity;

    Abstract : Disability of the upper extremity is common after stroke. To be able to evaluate recovery and effects of interventions there is a need for stable and precise outcome measures. In order to design and target efficient rehabilitation interventions it is important to know which factors that affect the ability to perform daily hand activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Screening of cognitive functions. Evaluation of methods and their applicability in neurological rehabilitation

    Author : Caisa Hofgren; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : cognition; cognitive screening; ADL; stroke; brain damage; ICF; return to work;

    Abstract : Screening of cognitive functions Evaluation of methods and their applicability in neurological rehabilitation Caisa Hofgren, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology/Rehabilitation Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Göteborg, SWEDEN Abstract Assessment of cognitive functions is of great importance in neurological clinical settings as well as in rehabilitation. A cognitive screening test is short and comprehensive and can be used in various situations. READ MORE