Search for dissertations about: "urs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the word urs.

  1. 1. Esophageal stenting in the palliation of malignant strictures

    Author : Urs Wenger; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Stent; brachytherapy; neoplasm; esophagus; cardia; quality of life; dysphagia; symptoms; palliative treatment; health economy.;

    Abstract : Background: The prognosis among patients with esophageal or cardia cancer is worse than that in most cancer diseases. Moreover, more than half of the patients with carcinoma of the esophageal or gastric cardia diagnosed in Sweden present with an advanced disease where the only available treatment is palliation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nietzsche and the Philosophy of Pessimism : Schopenhauer, Hartmann, Leopardi

    Author : Tobias Dahlkvist; Thomas Brobjer; Mats Persson; Andreas Urs Sommer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of science and ideas; Pessimism; Friedrich Nietzsche; Arthur Schopenhauer; Eduard von Hartmann; Giacomo Leopardi; Philipp Mainländer; Julius Bahnsen; Agnes Taubert; Eugen Dühring; Nihilism; Melancholy; Eternal Recurrence; Hamlet; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; History of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of the predominantly German pessimistic tradition in the philosophy of the late nineteenth century, and of Nietzsche’s complex relation to that tradition. The aim of the dissertation is firstly to analyse how pessimism came to be established as a philosophical concept by Schopenhauer and a later generation of pessimistic thinkers, and secondly to investigate how Nietzsche understood pessimism. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fate of perfluoroalkyl acids in the aquatic environment with a focus on mass balance studies

    Author : Marko Filipovic; Urs Berger; Michael McLachlan; Crispin Halsall; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; PFAA; PFOS; AFFF; tap water; ground water; WWTP; mass balance; atmospheric deposition; rivers; Baltic Sea; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are man-made chemicals. Their unique properties make them beneficial for a wide range of industrial and consumer product applications, such as in aqueous film forming foam (AFFF), durable water repellent clothing, hydraulic oils and food packaging materials. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mass balance of perfluoroalkyl acids in the Baltic Sea

    Author : Marko Filipovic; Urs Berger; Michael McLachlan; Bert Ove Lund; Michael S. McLachlan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; PFOA; PFOS; mass balance; Baltic Sea; PFOA; PFOS; massbalans; Östersjön; Environmental Chemistry; miljökemi; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs) are man-made chemicals. Their unique properties make them beneficial for a wide range of industrial and consumer applications, such as constituents in fire fighting foams, hydraulic oils and food packaging materials. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sources, emissions, and occurrence of chlorinated paraffins in Stockholm, Sweden

    Author : Ulrika E. Fridén; Urs Berger; Michael S. McLachlan; Jacob de Boer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Chlorinated paraffins; CPs; polychlorinated n-alkanes; PCAs; Air; Dust; Analysis; Exposure; Emissions; Environmental chemistry; Miljökemi; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Chlorinated paraffins (CPs) are ubiquitous environmental contaminants. They fulfill all of the criteria (persistent, toxic, and subject to long-range transport) for persistent organic pollutants (POPs) according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). READ MORE