Search for dissertations about: "stroke quality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 112 swedish dissertations containing the words stroke quality.

  1. 1. Recurrent stroke : risk factors, predictors and prognosis

    Author : Johanna Pennlert; Marie Eriksson; Per-Gunnar Wiklund; Bo Carlberg; Hélène Pessah-Rasmussen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

  2. 2. Stroke care in Sweden : Hospital care and patient follow-up based on Riks-Stroke, the National Quality Register for Stroke Care

    Author : Eva-Lotta Glader; Birgitta Stegmayr; Kjell Asplund; Peter Langhorne; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; stroke care; quality register; routine clinical practice; validation; sex differences; stroke units; atrial fibrillation; oral anticoagulants; post-stroke fatigue;

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  3. 3. Aspects on stroke outcome : survival, functional status, depression and sex differences in Riks-Stroke, the National Quality Register for Stroke Care

    Author : Marie Eriksson; Birgitta Stegmayr; Bo Norrving; Andreas Terént; Bent Indredavik; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; stroke; stroke outcome; registry; sex differences; case fatality; functional recovery; depression; Medicine; Medicin;

    Abstract : Stroke is a major cause of death and disability worldwide. In Sweden, about 30 000 strokes occur each year. The aim of this thesis was to analyse survival, functional outcome and self-reported depression after stroke, and to explore possible differences between men and women in stroke care and outcome. READ MORE

  4. 4. Warfarin treatment quality in stroke prevention

    Author : Fredrik Björck; Anders Själander; Peter Svensson; Per Wester; Christine Kremer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anticoagulation; atrial fibrillation; complications; international normalized ratio INR variability; persistence; stroke; time in therapeutic range TTR ; treatment quality; warfarin; cardiovascular disease; hjärt- och kärlforskning;

    Abstract : BackgroundIschemic stroke is a serious condition often associated to presence of atrial fibrillation (AF). Use of anticoagulants for AF patients greatly reduces the risk of stroke. Warfarin is the most commonly used anticoagulant in Sweden. The aim of this thesis was to study the impact of warfarin treatment quality in Swedish stroke prevention. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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