Sökning: "nicotine replacement"

Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade orden nicotine replacement.

  1. 1. Harm and harm reduction in smokeless tobacco users. An in vitro and clinical study

    Författare :Mats Wallström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cessation; nicotine replacement; smokeless tobacco; immunotoxicity; oral mucosa; snuff; reversibility; Langerhans cells; rat oral epithelium; nicotine;

    Sammanfattning : Background: This thesis describes the effects of smokeless tobacco (ST) and its derivatives on the oral mucosa; the development of, and results of applying a cessation program for snuff users with long and extensive exposure; and the persistent clinical and histomorphological changes after cessation. Methods: Three of the studies were open prospective non-randomized clinical intervention trials using nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) of either 4 mg nicotine chewing gum or 2 mg nicotine lozenges. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Unleashing Science Popularisation: Studies on Science as Popular Culture

    Författare :Andreas Gunnarsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :science popularisation; popular culture; public understanding of science; science and the media;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis aims to broaden the concept of science popularisation. It argues that the conventional view of popularisation as the public communication of appropriately simplified versions of established facts to lay audiences fails to capture the multifaceted nature of popularisation practices through which science and popular culture are recombined. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Telephone support for smoking cessation : The Swedish example

    Författare :Tanja Tomson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Quitline; smoking cessation; cost-effectiveness; withdrawal; symptoms; Sweden;

    Sammanfattning : Background : Tobacco is a major public health problem that needs to be addressed. The Swedish quitline is a telephone-based free-of-charge tobacco cessation service. Objective : To study the effectiveness and the cost-effectiveness of the Swedish quitline. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Tobaksvanor i medelåldern : riskfaktormönster, rökstoppsattityder och erfarenheter av att sluta röka

    Författare :Gunnar Lundqvist; Lars Weinehall; Kurt Svärdsudd; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : Tobacco use, mostly smoking, has been a deeply rooted habit for many people for centuries. However, it was not until the second half of last century that the risks with smoking became obvious. Today when the bad consequences of smoking are recognized by almost all people, it is important to discuss why smokers choose to continue smoking. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Tobacco smoking, high body mass index and the outcome after surgery : The role of intervention

    Författare :Omid Sadr Azodi; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : The negative effects of smoking and obesity on public health are well-known. Despite this knowledge, the smoking-attributable morbidity and mortality is estimated to rise rapidly in the forthcoming years, and obesity has become an emerging worldwide epidemic. LÄS MER