Sökning: "Breathlessness"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 16 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Breathlessness.

  1. 1. Prevalence and Pharmacologic Treatment of Breathlessness in Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Författare :Zainab Ahmadi; Lund Lungmedicin och Allergologi; []
    Nyckelord :Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Breathlessness; Treatment; End of life care; Symptoms; Oxygen; Opioids; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Breathlessness; Treatment; End of life care; Symptoms; Oxygen; Opioids;

    Sammanfattning : AbstractBackgroundChronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Chronic breathlessness is a feared and distressing symptom with significant impact on daily life. Little is known of the prevalence of breathlessness at the end of life in severe COPD. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution in Relation to Allergy and Asthma in Taiyuan, China

    Författare :Zhuohui Zhao; Dan Norbäck; Jan Sundell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Medical sciences; Indoor air; China; School; Allergen; Dust; Microbial exposure; SO2; Air pollutants; Epidemiology; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD;

    Sammanfattning : The aim was to study the prevalence of asthma, eczema, allergy and respiratory symptoms among pupils in Shanxi province, China, in relation to home and school environment and outdoor air pollution. In one study there was a low prevalence of self-reported asthma, eczema and pollen or pet allergy among pupils (9-20y). LÄS MER

  3. 3. Quality of life and ethics-patients with ischemic heart disease

    Författare :Lars Westin; Medicinsk etik; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Kardiovaskulära systemet; Bioethics; Prognosis; Quality of life; Questionnaires; Cardiovascular system; Myocardial ischemia;

    Sammanfattning : One month and one year after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) (n=296), coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) (n=99) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) (n=18) patients completed a questionnaire for self-assessment of quality of life (QoL) during the period 1989?1991. Patients differed from age- and sex-matched controls (n=88) in both somatic and emotional dimensions, but less after one year of follow-up. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Environmental Factors in Relation to Asthma and Respiratory Symptoms among Schoolchildren in Sweden and Korea

    Författare :Jeong-Lim Kim; Gunilla Wieslander; Dan Norbäck; Lena Elfman; Nils Åberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Medical sciences; Allergen; allergy; asthma; dampness; diet; environment; formaldehyde; nitrogen dioxide; plasticizer; schoolchildren; ultrafine particles; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis studied environmental factors in relation to asthma and respiratory symptoms among schoolchildren in two countries. In Sweden, 1014 pupils (5-14 year) in 8 schools participated. Wheeze was reported by 7.8%, current asthma by 5. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Asthma and Respiratory Symptoms in Nordic Countries, Environmental and Personal Risk Factors

    Författare :María Ingibjörg Gunnbjörnsdóttir; Christer Janson; Dan Norbäck; Eythór Björnsson; Claes-Göran Löfdahl; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Medicine; epidemiology; asthma; respiratory symptoms; prevalence; incidence; indoor dampness; body mass index; gastroesophageal reflux; snoring; indoor allergens; house dust mites; moulds; bacteria; Medicin;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aims of our studies were to identify risk factors for respiratory symptoms and asthma in indoor environment but even to look at some personal risk factors such as body mass index and gastroesophageal reflux. The study population is based on participants of the European Community Respiratory Health Survey I and II. LÄS MER