Search for dissertations about: "thesis for chemotherapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 486 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis for chemotherapy.

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

    Author : AnnSofie Fyhr; Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; 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

    Author : Inger Skolin; Yigael Finkel; Umeå universitet; []
    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

    Author : Java Walladbegi; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : 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

    Author : Åke Berglund; Ragnar Hultborn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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; Oncology; 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. Dilemmas in palliative chemotherapy when approaching end-of-life

    Author : Ulla Näppä; Bertil Axelsson; Birgit H Rasmussen; Olav Lindqvist; Gunilla Enblad; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; cancer; chemotherapy; decision-making; dilemma; palliative care; performance status; questionnaire; registered nurse; kyselylomake; ongelma; palliatiivinen hoito; päätöksenteko; sairaanhoitaja; sytostaattihoito; syöpä; yleistila; allmäntillstånd; beslutsprocess; cancer; cytostatika; dilemma; enkät; palliativ vård; sjuksköterska; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : Background When cure is no longer possible, medical care should aim for a transition to palliative care regardless of disease. Patients with incurable cancer are often treated with palliative chemotherapy (PCT), starting with the intent to prolong life and increase quality of life. READ MORE