Search for dissertations about: "war injuries"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words war injuries.

  1. 1. Non-communicable diseases and war injuries in Palestine : burden, incidence and management in the health system

    Author : Marwan Mosleh; Eija Viitasara; Heidi Carlerby; Koustuv Dalal; Yousef Aljeesh; Alexandra Krettek; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; burden; challenges; NCDs; DALY; Gaza Strip; healthcare; management; Palestine; war injuries;

    Abstract : Background: The epidemics of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and war-related injuries are a significant health concerns, and are rapidly emerging as major causes of mortality and disability globally, particularly in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) such as Palestine. Health research on the epidemiology and management of NCDs and war injuries is scarce and largely neglected. READ MORE

  2. 2. War-wounded refugees : A prospective study of well-being and social integration

    Author : Ann-Charlotte Hermansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : This thesis is a prospective study of a culturally heterogenous group of war-wounded refugees, who arrived in Sweden in the late 1980s. The general aim was to describe the situation of warwounded refugees from medical, psychological and social perspectives after arrival and aftertwo years in Sweden and, if possible, to identify factors of significance for their well-being and social integration. READ MORE

  3. 3. Wounds of war : surgical care for conflict-related injuries among civilians in resource-limited settings

    Author : Andreas Älgå; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Armed conflicts significantly contribute to the global burden of injury and death. Armed conflicts shocks health systems, deprive its resources and reduce its function, as well as limits access to civilian hospital care. READ MORE

  4. 4. Central and peripheral adaptation after nerve repair with a synthetic biocompatible adhesive

    Author : Thomas Landegren; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The epineural repair technique is currently the accepted standard for peripheral nerve repair. However, due to the demanding nature of this method, it is not uncommon to delay or even omit action, especially in situations which are associated with extensive traumatic injuries. READ MORE