Search for dissertations about: "thesis on pap smear"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on pap smear.

  1. 1. Women receiving notification of an abnormal Pap smear result : experiences and impact on health-related quality of life

    Author : Marie Rask; Marie Oscarsson; Katarina Swahnberg; Karin Blomberg; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Abnormal Pap smear; human papillomavirus; cervical cancer screening; health-related qualtiy of life; anxiety; depression; HADS; FACIT-CD; translation; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this thesis was to investigate experiences of receiving notification of an abnormal Pap smear result and its impact on women’s health-related quality of life as well as to investigate women’s awareness of human papillomavirus.Methods: In total, 176 women and 20 healthcare professionals participated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cervical cancer prevention : studies on outcome of cervical screening and on management of abnormal cytology findings

    Author : Lena Silfverdal; Sven Törnberg; Ulf Högberg; Pekka Nieminen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical cancer; screening programme; effectiveness; risk factors; cytological screening history; management abnormal Pap smear; treatment; nationwide population-based case-control study; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background Screening by cytology has been highly effective in reducing the incidence and mortality from squamous invasive cervical cancer (ICC), but the effectiveness is less established regarding non-squamous ICC and regarding women above screening ages and below 30 years of age. Cervical cancer still occurs despite the presence of an organised screening programme. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bacterial Vaginosis : Diagnosis, Prevalence, and Treatment

    Author : Katarina Eriksson; Per-Göran Larsson; Urban Forsum; Ann-Sofie Adolfsson; Inger Mattsby-Baltzer; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Bacterial vaginosis; prevalence; diagnosis; PAP-smear; probiotic treatment; clindamycin; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is a disorder of unknown etiology, characterized by a foul smelling vaginal discharge, loss or reduction of the normal vaginal Lactobacilli, and overgrowth of other anaerobic bacteria. Thus, it presents a formidable problem for clinicians as well as microbiologists researching its etiology, clinical course, treatment, and epidemiology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Image Analysis in Support of Computer-Assisted Cervical Cancer Screening

    Author : Patrik Malm; Ewert Bengtsson; Calum MacAulay; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Image analysis; cervical cancer; pap-smear; synthetic images; screening; image processing; cytometry; Computerized Image Processing; Datoriserad bildbehandling;

    Abstract : Cervical cancer is a disease that annually claims the lives of over a quarter of a million women. A substantial number of these deaths could be prevented if population wide cancer screening, based on the Papanicolaou test, were globally available. The Papanicolaou test involves a visual review of cellular material obtained from the uterine cervix. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optimization of compliance in epidemiologic research and disease prevention : with special emphasis on PAP-smear screening

    Author : Sonja Eaker; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate factors affecting attendance in screening for cervical cancer, and to evaluate various measures aimed at increasing compliance to self-administered postal questionnaires and screening for cervical cancer. A population-based randomized controlled trial including 2000 men and women aged 20-79 years and living in Sweden was conducted to investigate compliance to postal questionnaires. READ MORE