Search for dissertations about: "thesis for chemotherapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 511 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis for chemotherapy.

  1. 1. Managing chemotherapy risks : Learning from medication errors and developing a national knowledge source for chemotherapy regimens

    Author : Ann-Sofie Fyhr; Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Chemotherapy; Chemotherapy regimens; Medication errors; Patient safety; e-library; Standardisation; User evaluation; Usability; Chemotherapy; Chemotherapy regimens; Medication errors; Patient safety; e-library; Standardisation; User evaluation; Usability;

    Abstract : The basics in cancer treatment are surgery, radiation therapy, and treatment with cancer drugs, often combined. Chemotherapy regimens that define the drugs used, the dosage, the frequency and duration of drug administration, have been developed and used for different cancer diagnoses. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Aspects of Chemotherapy in Prostate Cancer

    Author : Åsa Jellvert; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prostate cancer; CRPC; chemotherapy; metronomic; prognostic; predictive; biomarkers;

    Abstract : Since 2004 chemotherapy has been a part of standard of care in prostate cancer (PC) and improved symptom control and survival has been demonstrated in metastatic castration-resistant PC. Whether docetaxel has benefits in earlier stages of PC is currently under investigation. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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