Search for dissertations about: "thesis on neonatal sepsis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on neonatal sepsis.

  1. 1. Aspects of neonatal septicaemia prevention and complications

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Louise Björkman Hjalmarsson; Jens Schollin; Andreas Ohlin; Claus Klingenberg; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neonatal sepsis; prevention; coagulase-negative staphylococci; nosocomial; hygiene; neonatal morbidity; alcohol toxicity;

    Abstract : Study I was part of the Extremely Preterm Infants in Sweden Study (EXPRESS), a prospective national study including all infants born <27 weeks in Sweden in 2004-2007 that survived their first year of life (n=497). Neonatal sepsis was evaluated as a risk factor for neonatal morbidities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aspects on early diagnosis of neonatal sepsis

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Andreas Ohlin; Jens Schollin; Maria Björkqvist; Mats Blennow; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Paediatric medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Pediatrisk medicin; Pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : This thesis presents four studies, all designed to improve the problematic diagnostic situation concerning infants with suspected sepsis. Study I included 401 neonates with suspected sepsis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Maternal and placental inflammatory biomarkers in spontaneous preterm delivery - Predictive ability, stability and neonatal associations

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Panos Tsiartas; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Preterm birth; Prediction; Multiplex; Microbial invasion of the amniotic cavity; Histological chorioamnionitis; Neonatal outcome; Cytokine stability; Interleukin-6 IL-6 ;

    Abstract : Preterm delivery (PTD), spontaneous or iatrogenic, causes short- and long-term morbidity and underlies almost 75% of neonatal deaths. The prevalence in the Nordic countries is about 6% but it differs among countries. In the USA, for instance, it is around 9.6%. READ MORE

  4. 4. Coagulase-negative staphylococci septicaemia in newborns : aspects on host-bacterial interactions with special regard to neutrophil and endothelial response

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Maria Björkqvist; Stellan Håkansson; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Newborn infants, especially those born preterm, are immunologically immature and prone to invasive infections. As a result of the increasing survival of very preterm (VPT < 31 weeks gestational age) newborns, nosocomial septicaemia has become a major concern the neonatal intensive care, and coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) are nowadays the most frequently isolated pathogens in neonatal blood cultures. READ MORE

  5. 5. The faecal flora a source of healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic resistance

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Annika Samuelsson; Håkan Hanberger; Barbro Isaksson; Jon Jonasson; Bo Söderquist; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are important causes of mortality and morbidity, and antibiotic treatment is often necessary. Development and availability of new antibiotics are closely followed by development of resistance among microorganisms. During antibiotic therapy, a fraction of the antibiotic given is found in the gut. READ MORE