Search for dissertations about: "stroke"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 813 swedish dissertations containing the word stroke.

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

    Author : Tage Strand; []
    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. Aspects on stroke outcome survival, functional status, depression and sex differences in Riks-Stroke, the National Quality Register for Stroke Care

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Marie Eriksson; Birgitta Stegmayr; Bo Norrving; Andreas Terént; Bent Indredavik; [2008]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; stroke; stroke outcome; registry; sex differences; case fatality; functional recovery; depression; VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine; VETERINÄRMEDICIN 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

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

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

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

    University dissertation from Jönköping : School of Health Sciences

    Author : Beatrix Algurén; Lennart Christensson; Lotta Widén Holmqvist; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Assessment; disability; functioning; health-related quality of life; ICF; longitudinal; multidisciplinary; Rasch; stroke; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap 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

  5. 5. Consequences of stroke aspects of impairments, disabilities and life satisfaction : with special emphasis on perception and on occupational therapy

    University dissertation from Jönköping : School of Health Sciences

    Author : Birgitta Bernspång; Axel R. Fugl-Meyer; Claes von Hofsten; Kjell Asplund; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; impairment; disability; life satisfaction; perception; hemiplegia; occupational therapy;

    Abstract : Perceptual and motor functions and self-care ability after stroke were assessed within two weeks (n:109; mean age 69±10) and 4-6 years (n:75;70±9) after admission to a non-intensive care stroke unit. Sixty-two of the long-term stroke survivors reported on their life satisfaction (7 items) as experienced (in retrospect) before the stroke and at the time of the investigation. READ MORE