Search for dissertations about: "traumatic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 381 swedish dissertations containing the word traumatic.

  1. 1. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury : Studies on outcome and prognostic factors

    Author : Marianne Lannsjö; Jörgen Borg; Per Enblad; Ulla Johansson; Richard Levi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rehabilitation; Mild Traumatic Brain Injury; Rivermead Post-concussion Symptoms Questionnaire; Rasch-analysis; prediction; outcome; head CT pathology; Magnet Resonance Imaging; Rehabilitation Medicine; Rehabiliteringsmedicin;

    Abstract : Objectives: To explore the prevalence and structure of self-reported disability after mild traumatic brain injury and the impact of traumatic brain pathology on such outcome.Material and methods: In study 1-3, symptoms data were collected by use of Rivermead Post-concussion Symptoms Questionnaire (RPQ) and data on global function by use of Glasgow Outcome Scale Extended (GOSE) from 2602 patients at 3 months after MTBI. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mild traumatic brain injuries : the impact of early intervention on late sequelae

    Author : Elisabeth Holmqvist Andersson; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : Mild traumatic brain injuries; epidemiology; post-concussion symptoms; randomised controlled trial; health-related quality of life; rehabilitation; outcome; assessment methods; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Aims: Studies I & II:To assess the incidence of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) in western Sweden and to investigate health-related quality of life and post-concussion symptoms (PCS). Study III: To test the hypothesis that a programme of early rehabilitation for selected Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) patients would reduce late sequelae. READ MORE

  3. 3. Severe traumatic brain injury : clinical course and prognostic factors

    Author : Maud Stenberg; Britt-Marie Stålnacke; Richard Levi; Jan Lexell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Severe traumatic brain injury; outcome; rehabilitation; prognosis; rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine;

    Abstract : Traumatic brain injury (TBI) constitutes a major health problem and is a leading cause of long-term disability and death. Patients with severe traumatic brain injury, S-TBI, comprise a heterogeneous group with varying complexity and prognosis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Traumatic Exposure, Bereavement and Recovery among Survivors and Close Relatives after Disasters

    Author : Kerstin Bergh Johannesson; Tom Lundin; Per-Olof Michel; Christina M Hultman; Are Holen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Natural disaster; traumatic exposure; life threat; traumatic bereavement; psychological distress; posttraumatic stress reactions; PTSD; general mental health; suicidal ideation; complicated grief; social support; resilience; recovery; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : International studies of disasters indicate the risk for developing posttraumatic stress reactions among survivors is high. Modern life implicates increased traveling. During the last decades a large number of Swedish citizens were confronted with disasters taking place outside of their country. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fatigue after traumatic brain injury : exploring novel methods for diagnosis and treatment

    Author : Nils Berginström; Anna Nordström; Peter Nordström; Lars Nyberg; Jan Lexell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Traumatic brain injury; fatigue; OSU6162; randomized clinical trials; functional magnetic resonance imaging; neuropsychology; structural magnetic resonance imaging; white matter hyperintensities; rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most common causes of disability and mortality. While some patients recover quickly, especially at the mild side of the injury severity continuum, many will experience symptoms for years to come. READ MORE