Search for dissertations about: "thesis for chemotherapy"

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  1. 1. Risks in the chemotherapy process and possibilities for improvement

    University dissertation from Department of Design Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University

    Author : AnnSofie Fyhr; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Medication errors; Cytotoxic drugs; Chemotherapy; Health care; Risk management; Improvements;

    Abstract : Medications are of considerable help if healthcare providers are able to administer them to patients safely and appropriately. The medication use process is complex and a team of professionals – doctors, nurses, and pharmacists – work together with the patient for optimal treatment effect. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nutritional consequences in children undergoing chemotherapy for malignant disease

    University dissertation from Klinisk vetenskap, pediatrik

    Author : Inger Skolin; Yigael Finkel; [2005]
    Keywords : paediatric oncology; chemotherapy; food intake; taste alteration;

    Abstract : Background: Chemotherapy has side effects that may interfere with food intake. Children suffering from a malignant disease are subjected to treatment with chemotherapy. They may therefore become at risk of undernutrition during the period of treatment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Preclinical Studies for Cryoprevention of Oral Mucositis

    University dissertation from Göteborg : BrandFactory

    Author : Java Walladbegi; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Animal model; Chemotherapy; Cryotherapy; Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; Ice chips; Intraoral cooling device; Microcirculation; Randomized controlled trial; Tissue-engineered oral mucosa; Tissue oxygen saturation; Tolerability;

    Abstract : Oral mucositis (OM) is a debilitating adverse effect, with a prevalence of up to 80% in patients with cancer who are conditioned with high-dose chemotherapy prior to hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. In its mildest form, OM is characterized by erythema. However, as it worsens, it can give rise to painful ulcerations in the oral mucosa. READ MORE

  4. 4. Optimisation of Chemotherapy Treatment in Advanced Colorectal Cancer

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Eklundshof Grafiska AB

    Author : Åke Berglund; Ragnar Hultborn; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oncology; Colorectal cancer; chemotherapy; 5-fluorouracil; dose-effect relationship; ex vivo assay; thymidylate synthase; p53; CEA; TPS; VEGF; bFGF.; Onkologi; MEDICINE Surgery Oncology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Onkologi; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : Colorectal cancer is one of the most common malignant diseases in Sweden – more than 5000 new cases are diagnosed each year. The overall five-year survival is about 60% and in cases of recurrence the prognosis is poor. READ MORE

  5. 5. Late effects on hearing and balance after treatment for childhood cancer

    University dissertation from Otorhinolaryngology, Clinical Sciences

    Author : Einar-Jon Einarsson; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Childhood cancer; Chemotherapy; Late effects; Hearing; Word Recogniton; Postural Control; Oculomotor Control; Subjective horizontal and vertical; Visual dependence; Self-reported disability and handicap.;

    Abstract : During the last several decades, improvements in diagnostic skills and in the treatment of children with cancer have substantially increased the number of long term survivors of childhood cancer. Treatment of children with cytostatic drugs is known to create a range of late adverse effects. READ MORE