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  1. 1. Hypertension in Vietnam from community-based studies to a national targeted programme

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Pham Thai Son; Peter Byass; Alexandra Krettek; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hypertension; risk factor; community; programme; Vietnam; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: In the context of transitional Vietnam, hypertension has been shown to be one of the ten leading causes of morbidity and mortality in hospitals. However, population-based data on hypertension are to a large extent lacking. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cardiovascular disease and hypertension Population-based studies on self-rated health and health-related quality of life in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Carola Bardage; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pharmacy; Cardiovascular disease; hypertension; antihypertensive treatment; side effects; self-rated health; health-related quality of life; health-state utilities; SF-36 Health Survey; rating scale; time trade-off; general population; twins; FARMACI; PHARMACY; FARMACI; Social Pharmacy; samhällsfarmaci;

    Abstract : The aim with this thesis was to study cardiovascular disease and hypertension, use of drugs and health from an epidemiological perspective. Various methods - self-rated health (SRH), health related quality of life (HRQL) - the 36-item short form questionnaire (SF-36) - and health utility measurements - the rating scale (RS) and the time-trade off (TTO) methods - were employed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Blood pressure in advanced age with focus on epidemiology, cognitive impairment and mortality

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lena Molander; Hugo Lövheim; Yngve Gustafson; Miia Kivipelto; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Blood pressure; hypertension; very old; mortality; epidemiology; cognitive impairment; dementia; Blodtryck; hypertoni; mycket gamla; dödlighet; epidemiologi; demens; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Geriatrics and medical gerontology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi; geriatrik; Geriatrics; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : The general conception is that blood pressure increases with age, but that diastolic blood pressure (DBP) starts decreasing in the elderly. There are, however, indications that systolic blood pressure (SBP) might also decline in advanced age, but further studies are needed to establish whether this is true. READ MORE

  4. 4. Influence of age, hypertension or myocardial infarction on cardiovascular responses to changes in body position a population-based study in 30-, 50- and 60-year-old men

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University

    Author : Anna Hofsten; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Age factors; blood pressure; epidemiology; hypertension; myocardial infarction; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : An age-related attenuation of the normal increase in diastolic blood pressure and heart rate upon standing has previously been observed in man. Whether this is due to aging as such or is a consequence of a higher prevalence of cardiovascular disease in older compared to younger subjects is unclear. READ MORE

  5. 5. Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease – Is it just the hip? Epidemiological, Clinical and Psychosocial Studies with special focus on Etiology

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Yasmin D. Hailer; Olof Nilsson; Sharham Bahmanyar; Fritz Hefti; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease; hypertension; ischemic heart disease; coagulation; risk factors; etiology; injury; quality of life; EQ-5D; IPAQ; physical activity; ADHD; ASRS; depression; mortality; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to add some pieces to the etiological puzzle of LCPD with special focus on vascular origin and hyperactivity. Furthermore we wanted to evaluate some consequences of LCPD in adulthood.Swedish registry data were used to identify a cohort of patients with the diagnosis of LCPD. READ MORE