Sökning: "chronic disease"

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  1. 1. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease : Patients´ Perspectives, Impact of the Disease and Utilization of Spirometry

    Författare :Mats Arne; Margareta Emtner; Gunnar Boman; Staffan Janson; Claes-Göran Löfdahl; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic disease; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; diabetes mellitus; diagnosis; health status; spirometry; physical activity; public health survey; qualitative method; quality of life; rheumatoid arthritis.; Lung diseases; Lungsjukdomar; Lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from different perspectives. Focus was on patients at the time of diagnosis, impact of the disease in comparison to other chronic diseases, factors associated with good health and quality of life (QoL), and diagnostic spirometry in clinical practice. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Hyperthyroidism : a chronic disease?

    Författare :Gabriel Sjölin; Göran Wallin; Mikael Lantz; Laszlo Hegedus; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hyperthyroidism; Graves’ disease; toxic nodular goitre; longterm follow-up; Quality of Life; radioactivated iodine; antithyroid drugs; thyroidectomy; index patient;

    Sammanfattning : During 2003-2005, approximately 3,000 de novo hyperthyroid patients were collected in Sweden and became one of the world's largest hyperthyroidism studies. This dissertation shows that many people diagnosed with hyperthyroidism live with its impacts even after excess of thyroid hormone has ended. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease : clinical phenotyping, mortality and causes of death

    Författare :Sami Sawalha; Anne Lindberg; Helena Backman; Nikolai Stenfors; Karin Lisspers; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Phenotyping; chronic airflow obstruction; COPD; productive cough; pre- and postbronchodilator airway obstruction; co-morbidity; epidemiology; mortality; causes of death; sex; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is common. The estimated prevalence is about 10% among adults, but varies largely dependent on the major risk factors age and smoking. Under-diagnosis of COPD is substantial and is related to disease severity. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) : prevalence, incidence, decline in lung function and risk factors

    Författare :Anne Lindberg; Bo Lundbäck; Rune Lundgren; Lars-Gunnar Larsson; Sven Larsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Prevalence; Incidence; Decline in Lung Function; Risk Factors; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Sammanfattning : The Obstructive Lung Disease in Northern Sweden (OLIN) Studies started in 1985 as an epidemiological project with the aim to detect preventable risk factors for obstructive lung diseases and allergy. In recent years there has been a focus also on obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) besides asthma and allergy. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Susceptibility to chronic liver disease

    Författare :Maria Antonella Burza; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :chronic liver disease; susceptibility; human genetics; NAFLD; ALD; PNPLA3;

    Sammanfattning : The onset and the progression of chronic liver disease involve environmental and genetic factors. Hepatic stellate cells (HSCs) are important players in these processes and are the main storage site for retinol. LÄS MER