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  1. 1. Down syndrome : Growth and endocrine impact

    Författare :Åsa Myrelid; Jan Gustafsson; Göran Annerén; Ann-Christine Lindgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Down syndrome; growth; growth charts; body proportions; growth hormone; thyroid function; metabolism; body composition; cognition; motor development; Downs syndrom; tillväxt; tillväxtkurvor; kroppsproportioner; tillväxthormon; sköldkörtelfunktion; metabolism; kroppssammansättning; kognitiv förmåga; motorisk utveckling; Paediatric medicine; Pediatrisk medicin; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Sammanfattning : Down syndrome (DS) is associated with psychomotor retardation, short stature and endocrine dysfunction. Statural growth is a well-known indicator of health. The growth in DS differs markedly from that of other children and there is a 20 cm reduction of final height as compared to target height. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Children with Down syndrome - : an epidemiological study with special focus on congenital heart defects

    Författare :Christina Frid; Jens Schollin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pediatrics; Down syndrome; congenital malformations; mortality; morbidity; neonatal data; congenital heart defect; atrioventricular septal defect; operation; gender; Pediatrik; Paediatric medicine; Pediatrisk medicin; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Sammanfattning : To assess the impact of congenital malformations in Down syndrome (DS) on morbidity, mortality and outcome at birth, information on all children with DS born in the northern part of Sweden in 1973-80 (n=211) and 1995-98 (n=88) was collected. Most common were congenital heart defects (CHD), dominated by atrioventricular septal defects (AVSD). LÄS MER

  3. 3. Swedish Parents of Children with Down Syndrome : A study on the initial information and support, and the subsequent daily life

    Författare :Gerth Hedov; Anders Gustavsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Down syndrome; Parents; First information; Support; Disclosure; Health; Stress; Sickness absence; Sense of coherence; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and women s diseases; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Sammanfattning : In this study 165 Swedish parents of young children with Downs’s syndrome (DS) were investigated regarding their perception of the quality of the first information and support received after the birth of the child. The parents’ opinions were compared with clinical routines at the paediatric clinics regarding these issues. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Att möta det oväntade : tidigt föräldraskap till barn med Downs syndrom

    Författare :Bim Riddersporre; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development psychology; Life-world; Professional Support; Parental Attitudes; Early Parenthood; Down Syndrome; Utvecklingspsykologi;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of this dissertation was to increase - through an empirical investigation - our understanding of early parenthood in relation to children with Down syndrome. My point of departure has been the parents’ life-worlds, and I have developed an accompanying working method. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Intellectual Disability and coexisting Autism and ADHD in Down syndrome - a population-based study

    Författare :Ulrika Wester Oxelgren; Jan Gustafsson; Fernell Elisabeth; Åsa Myrelid; Göran Annerén; Maj-Britt Posserud; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Down syndrome; intellectual disability; autism spectrum disorder; attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; autism phenotype; autism intervention.; Pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis investigated associated neurodevelopmental/neuropsychiatric aspects in a population-based cohort of 60 children and adolescents (5–17 years) with Down syndrome (DS).Forty-one subjects were comprehensively assessed by a clinical research team; 17 (41%) and 14 (34%) met DSM criteria for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), respectively. LÄS MER