Search for dissertations about: "stroke"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 819 swedish dissertations containing the word stroke.

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

    Author : Tage Strand; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

    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

  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. 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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  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