Search for dissertations about: "wheeze"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the word wheeze.

  1. 1. Epidemiology of asthma in primary school children

    Author : Anders Bjerg Bäcklund; Eva Rönmark; Bo Lundbäck; Thomas Sandström; Giovanni Viegi; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; wheeze; child; allergic sensitisation; prevalence; remission; risk factor; trend; Lung diseases; Lungsjukdomar;

    Abstract : Background: Childhood asthma has increased worldwide, although recent studies report a prevalence plateau in some western countries.Aims: To investigate the prevalence of asthma and the associated risk factor patterns from ages 7-8 to 11-12 with special emphasis on the hereditary component, and further to study prevalence trends at age 7-8 from 1996 to 2006 and the possible determinants of these trends. READ MORE

  2. 2. Asthma in school age : prevalence, incidence and remission in relation to environmental determinants

    Author : Martin Andersson; Eva Rönmark; Bertil Forsberg; Per Nafstad; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; wheeze; environment; prevalence; incidence; remission; vehicle traffic; sensitization; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background In the past half-century, the prevalence of asthma among children and adolescents has risen and asthma has become an important public health challenge in Sweden as well as in many other countries, necessitating further studies on this complex disease and its risk factor pattern. The studies included in this thesis aimed to investigate the clinical expression of childhood asthma over time, to describe the determinants of new-onset and remission of asthma, and to evaluate possible environmental risk factors in northern Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Epidemiological studies of asthma and allergic diseases in teenagers : methodological aspects and tobacco use

    Author : Linnea Hedman; Eva Rönmark; Bertil Forsberg; Maria Nordin; Amund Gulsvik; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiology; asthma; allergic diseases; wheeze; agreement; smoking; snus; teenagers;

    Abstract : Parental reports are often used in studies of asthma and allergic diseases in children. A change in respondent from parent to index subject usually occurs during adolescence. Little is known about the effects this change in method might have on the outcomes of a longitudinal study. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development of allergic and respiratory symptoms in adolescence and early adulthood : Risk factors and gender differences

    Author : Pia Kalm-Stephens; Kjell Alving; Andrei Malinovschi; Åsa Neuman; Gunn Engvall; Eva Rönmark; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescents; allergy; asthma; breath test; epidemiology; gender; health status indicator; incidence; nitric oxide; prevalence; wheeze.; Epidemiologi; Epidemiology; Lungmedicin; Lung Medicine; Pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Background: Asthma and allergic diseases have increased in prevalence for several decades and affect a substantial number of individuals in everyday life, as well as their families and public healthcare resources. Subjects with asthma report impaired self-rated health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Epidemiological Studies of Childhood Wheeze - Risk factors and Long-term Outcome

    Author : Emma Goksör; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : children; wheezing; asthma; smoke exposure; gender; antibiotics; fish; paracetamol;

    Abstract : Wheezing with viral infections is common in childhood and both genetic and environmental factors have been reported to influence the risk of subsequent asthma development. The overall aim of this thesis was to study the factors influencing the risk of wheezing at preschool age and the long-term outcome following severe wheezing in early life. READ MORE