Sökning: "pap-smear"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 23 avhandlingar innehållade ordet pap-smear.

  1. 1. Women receiving notification of an abnormal Pap smear result : - experiences and impact on health-related quality of life

    Författare :Marie Rask; Marie Oscarsson; Katarina Swahnberg; Karin Blomberg; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Abnormal Pap smear; human papillomavirus; cervical cancer screening; health-related qualtiy of life; anxiety; depression; HADS; FACIT-CD; translation; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Sammanfattning : Aim: The aim of this thesis was to investigate experiences of receiving notification of an abnormal Pap smear result and its impact on women’s health-related quality of life as well as to investigate women’s awareness of human papillomavirus. Methods: In total, 176 women and 20 healthcare professionals participated. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Bacterial Vaginosis : Diagnosis, Prevalence, and Treatment

    Författare :Katarina Eriksson; Per-Göran Larsson; Urban Forsum; Ann-Sofie Adolfsson; Inger Mattsby-Baltzer; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Bacterial vaginosis; prevalence; diagnosis; PAP-smear; probiotic treatment; clindamycin; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Sammanfattning : Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is a disorder of unknown etiology, characterized by a foul smelling vaginal discharge, loss or reduction of the normal vaginal Lactobacilli, and overgrowth of other anaerobic bacteria. Thus, it presents a formidable problem for clinicians as well as microbiologists researching its etiology, clinical course, treatment, and epidemiology. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Image Analysis in Support of Computer-Assisted Cervical Cancer Screening

    Författare :Patrik Malm; Ewert Bengtsson; Calum MacAulay; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Image analysis; cervical cancer; pap-smear; synthetic images; screening; image processing; cytometry; Computerized Image Processing; Datoriserad bildbehandling;

    Sammanfattning : Cervical cancer is a disease that annually claims the lives of over a quarter of a million women. A substantial number of these deaths could be prevented if population wide cancer screening, based on the Papanicolaou test, were globally available. The Papanicolaou test involves a visual review of cellular material obtained from the uterine cervix. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Optimization of compliance in epidemiologic research and disease prevention : With special emphasis on PAP-smear screening

    Författare :Sonja Eaker; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to investigate factors affecting attendance in screening for cervical cancer, and to evaluate various measures aimed at increasing compliance to self-administered postal questionnaires and screening for cervical cancer. A population-based randomized controlled trial including 2000 men and women aged 20-79 years and living in Sweden was conducted to investigate compliance to postal questionnaires. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Cervical cancer prevention : studies on outcome of cervical screening and on management of abnormal cytology findings

    Författare :Lena Silfverdal; Sven Törnberg; Ulf Högberg; Pekka Nieminen; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical cancer; screening programme; effectiveness; risk factors; cytological screening history; management abnormal Pap smear; treatment; nationwide population-based case-control study; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning : Background Screening by cytology has been highly effective in reducing the incidence and mortality from squamous invasive cervical cancer (ICC), but the effectiveness is less established regarding non-squamous ICC and regarding women above screening ages and below 30 years of age. Cervical cancer still occurs despite the presence of an organised screening programme. LÄS MER