Sökning: "asthma severity"

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  1. 1. Asthma in Primary Care : Severity, Treatment and Level of Control

    Författare :Björn Ställberg; Gunnar Johansson; Kurt Svärdsudd; Bo Lundbäck; Eva Rönmark; Olle Zetterström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adherence; adolescent; adult; asthma; asthma classification; asthma control; asthma severity; compliance; drug therapy; hyperresponsiveness; primary health care; smoking; asthma treatment.; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin;

    Sammanfattning : Aims. The overall aim was to examine the severity, treatment and level of control in patients with asthma in primary care in Sweden. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Health-Related Quality of Life in Asthma

    Författare :Mai Leander; Anna Rask-Andersen; Christer Janson; Alf Tunsäter; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; Adult; Quality of Life; Cohort Studies; Longitudinal study; Questionnaires; Epidemiology; Prognosis; Gothenburg Quality of Life Instrument; Göteborg Quality of Life Instrument; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; asthma; adult; quality of life; cohort studies; longitudinal study; questionnaires; epidemiology; prognosis; Gothenburg quality of life instrument; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Health-related quality of life (HRQL) has become an important outcome in asthma, since traditional outcomes, such as respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function, might not entirely express the patient’s perception of the limitations caused by the disease. The aim of this thesis was to study HRQL in asthma and to analyse if HRQL was related to asthma onset and prognosis. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Martin Andersson; Eva Rönmark; Bertil Forsberg; Per Nafstad; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :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;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Host-Virus Interactions in Asthma and COPD

    Författare :Cristopher McCrae; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; COPD; Exacerbation; Virus; Interferon;

    Sammanfattning : Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are associated with periods of worsened symptoms, known as exacerbations. Severe exac-erbations can result in hospitalisation, irreversible decline of the disease and sometimes death. Thus, exacerbations are a major cause of morbidity, mortality and healthcare cost. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Comorbidity, distress, coping and social support in asthma and allergy

    Författare :Nina Lind; Steven Nordin; Anna-Sara Claeson; Eva Millqvist; Rosalind Wright; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :atopy; asthma; allergy; allergic rhinitis; atopic dermatitis; environmental intolerance; chemical intolerance; building intolerance; psychological distress; stress; anxiety; depression; burnout; coping; social support;

    Sammanfattning : Asthma and allergies are some of the most common illnesses worldwide that almost everybody will come in contact with. This thesis studied persons with allergic asthma, non-allergic asthma, allergic rhinitis and atopic dermatitis in a population-based sample. At an early stage, these illnesses were regarded as psychosomatic. LÄS MER