Search for dissertations about: "whiplash"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the word whiplash.

  1. 1. Whiplash injury a clinical, radiographic and psychological investigation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Kurt Pettersson; Umeå universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical spine; whiplash injury; MRI; personality traits; steroid therapy; sagittal canal diameter; chronic symptoms;

    Abstract : Whiplash injury is a common and troublesome disorder and approximately 10-40 per cent of its victims develop chronic symptoms. The annual incidence is estimated at 1/1000 inhabitants and the prevalence at 1%. The cause of chronic symptoms after whiplash injury is still unknown and no effective treatment has been presented so far. READ MORE

  2. 2. Whiplash associated disorders acute and chronic consequences with some implications for rehabilitation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ylva Sterner; Umeå universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; whiplash; WAD; impairment; disability; life satisfaction; trigeminal sensibility; electromyography; rehabilitation; neuropsychological; pain; prognostic factor;

    Abstract : Background: Whiplash associated disorders (WAD) account for a large proportion of the overall impairment and disability from traffic injuries and causes substantial bio psychosocial consequences for some individuals.Aims: To increase the knowledge about factors described in terms of either function /impairment, activity/disability and life satisfaction in acute and chronic WAD as well as possible implications for rehabilitation. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Manifestations and the Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders in Patients with Chronic Whiplash-associated Disorders Grades 2 and 3

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Luciano Klobas; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Temporomandibular; TMD; Muscle; Whiplash; Whiplash-associated disorders; WAD; Chronic; Prevalence; Treatment; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Käkkirurgi;

    Abstract : The main aim of this project was to encircle the subtype of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) present in patients with chronic whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) and study the debut of TMD symptoms, the provoking factors and the outcome of conservative TMD treatments. The results could add to the aetiological discussion about TMD mainly as being part of chronic WAD pain or not. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chronic neck pain An epidemiological, psychological and SPECT study with emphasis on whiplash-associated disorders

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kirurgisk och perioperativ vetenskap

    Author : Michel Guez; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Prevalence of chronic neck pain; chronic low-back pain; whiplash; WAD; neuropsychology; VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine; VETERINÄRMEDICIN Medicin;

    Abstract : Chronic neck pain, a common cause of disability, seems to be the result of several interacting mechanisms. In addition to degenerative and inflammatory changes and trauma, psychological and psychosocial factors are also involved. READ MORE

  5. 5. Traumatic brain injuries and whiplash injuries epidemiology and long-term consequences

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Johan Styrke; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Traumatic Brain Injuries; Whiplash Injuries; ; Epidemiology; ; Follow-up Studies; Cohort Studies; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; kirurgi; Surgery; rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine;

    Abstract : BackgroundThe incidence of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) is about 500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants per year, a majority of which are mild TBI (MTBI). The incidence of whiplash injuries is about 300/100,000/year. READ MORE