Search for dissertations about: "thesis on burn injury"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on burn injury.

  1. 1. It’s Not Just a Burn : Physical and Psychological Problems after Burns

    Author : Janina Francisca Aili Low; Bengt Gerdin; Lisa Ekselius; Mats Stridsberg; Per Örtenwall; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Surgery; Burns; Injury; Trauma; Health Status; Rehabilitation; Outcome Assessment; Personality; Coping; Depression; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; Impact of Event Scale; Nightmares; Pruritus; Itch; Skin; Psychiatric Disorders; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Survival after severe burns has improved in recent decades, but there is limited information on the course of recovery after surviving a burn and on factors that can affect recovery. The aims of this thesis were to investigate the occurrence of physical and psychological problems after burns, and to examine the consequences of psychological problems for the clinical management of burn patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neuroendocrine Stress Response after Burn Trauma

    Author : Andreas Lindahl; Bengt Gerdin; Lisa Ekselius; Kristofer Rubin; Riddez Louis; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Burn; Injuries; Neuroendocrine; Intensive Care; Cortisol; Chromogranin A; Natriuretic peptides; Plastikkirurgi; Plastic Surgery;

    Abstract : Some aspects of the stress response during acute intensive care for severe burns are described and quantified by measuring hormonal and neuroendocrine patterns and relating these to organ function in the short term. This includes an assessment of whether there are markers for the severity of stress that are better than conventional descriptors of the severity of a burn in predicting failing organ function. READ MORE

  3. 3. Return to Work and Health-related Quality of Life after Severe Burn

    Author : Caisa Öster; Lisa Ekselius; Morten Kildal; Mona Eklund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Burn; Return to work; Health-related quality of life; Outcome assessment; Rehabilitation; Injuries; Psychiatric Disorders; Personality Disorder; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : A major burn is one of the most severe traumas a person can experience, and recovery can be a protracted process. The principal aim was to increase the knowledge base regarding factors related to return to work and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) after burns. READ MORE

  4. 4. Outcome of burn care : the mortality perspective

    Author : Laura Pompermaier; Folke Sjöberg; Ingrid Steinvall; Mats Fredrikson; Johan Thorfinn; Jyrki Vuola; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Despite the improvements in burn care during the last decades, burns remain catastrophic for the patients and a challenge for the care-givers.  The early outcome of burn care is to assess its quality and to improve it, but the crucial outcome is mortality, which is the main focus of this thesis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Epidemiology and Statistical Modeling in Burn Injuries

    Author : Homayoun Sadeghi Bazargani; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Burn injuries;

    Abstract : An important issue in assessing the epidemiology of injuries, including burns, is the investigation of appropriate methodologies and statistical modeling techniques to study injuries in an efficient and trustworthy manner. The overall aim of this thesis is to analyze epidemiological patterns and assess the appropriateness of supervised statistical models to investigate burn risks and patterns. READ MORE