Search for dissertations about: "stroke mortality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 178 swedish dissertations containing the words stroke mortality.

  1. 1. Stroke patient characteristics, efficacy of a stroke unit and evaluation of hemodilution therapy

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Tage Strand; Umeå universitet.; [1986]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acute cerebrovascular disease; blood viscosity; cerebral infarction; hemodilution therapy; stroke unit;

    Abstract : Stroke is a major health problem in all developed countries. These studies, performed in a stroke unit at a medical department, were designed to characterize essential clinical features of the different cerebrovascular disorders on admission to hospital, to evaluate the efficacy of admitting unselected stroke patients to a stroke unit and, to evaluate hemodilution as a therapeutical regime in patients with cerebral infarction. READ MORE

  2. 2. Recurrent stroke risk factors, predictors and prognosis

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Johanna Pennlert; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; risk factors; atrial fibrillation; anticoagulant; antiplatelet; intracerebral hemorrhage; stroke recurrence; socioeconomic status; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Background Many risk factors for stroke are well characterized and might, at least to some extent, be similar for first-ever stroke and for recurrent stroke events. However, previous studies have shown heterogeneous results on predictors and rates of stroke recurrence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Outcome of Stroke Prevention Analyses Based on Data from Riks-Stroke and Other Swedish National Registers

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Signild Åsberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stroke; Epidemiology; Age groups; Risk factors; Atrial fibrillation; Secondary prevention; Anticoagulants; Antiplatelets; Hemorrhage; Mortality.; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore variations in stroke prevention and the effect of prevention on outcome. The studies were based on patients registered in the Swedish Stroke Register between 2001 and 2009 and although used to different extents in each paper, additional information was retrieved through linkage to The National Patient Register, the Cause of Death Register, the Prescribed Drug Register and the Total Population Register. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stroke and depression in very old age

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Carl Hörnsten; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; depression; very old; oldest old; epidemiology; mortality; risk factors; systolic blood pressure; diastolic blood pressure; atrial fibrillation; geriatric depression scale; geriatrik; Geriatrics;

    Abstract : Background The prevalence and incidence of stroke are known to increase with age, which, combined with demographic change, means that very old patients with stroke are a growing patient group. Risk factors for incident stroke among very old people have not been widely investigated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk Factors for Stroke in Adult Men A Population-based Study

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Bernice Wiberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; risk factor; stroke; TIA; lipoproteins; fatty acids; insulin resistance; proinsulin; clamp; cognitive function; epidemiology; Trail Making Test; stroke mortality; dependency; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Geriatrics and medical gerontology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : In the last decades our knowledge concerning cardiovascular risk factors has grown rapidly through results from longitudinal studies. However, despite new treatment, in Western countries coronary heart disease remains the leading cause of death and stroke is still the leading cause of severe disability. READ MORE