Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 13 avhandlingar innehållade ordet yrsel.
1. Yrsel ur patientens perspektiv : En klinisk och epidemiologisk studie på personer med öronrelaterad yrsel
Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to characterize and improve assessment of self-rated health and quality of life in patients with peripheral vestibular disorder, with the ultimate goal of developing the care and rehabilitation of these patients. The aim of the first study was to investigate the prevalence of dizziness/balance disturbance and auditory symptoms, and relate this to self-rated general, psychosocial and mental health in a Swedish community sample (n=2547). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Dizziness is a common reason for visits to primary health care, especially among elderly patients. From a physiotherapeutic perspective, this thesis aims to study the assessment and treatment of dizzy patients in primary health care. Interventions in papers I, III and IV comprised a vestibular rehabilitation programme. LÄS MER
3. Dizziness and fear of falling: A behavioural and physiological approach to Phobic Postural Vertigo
Sammanfattning : Dizziness is a common problem and it often co-exists with anxiety. Level of anxiety is the best predictor of handicap for dizzy patients. There is diagnostic controversy and few treatment programs for such patients. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The overall aim of the work was to examine the influence of cervical biomechanical conditions on movement performance, to study musculoskeletal findings accompanying possible cervicogenic dizziness and to evaluate the influence of cervical proprioception on head orientation. Two devices, measuring cervical range of motion, were compared: Myrin, an inclinometer/compass method and Zebris®, a 3-dimensional ultrasound movement analyser. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : During the period (1976-1995) a total of 175 consecutive patients (m 88/f 87) with neuropathologically verified vascular dementia (VaD) were examined. 22 patients with pure Alzheimer's Disease (AD) were also studied. All patients were diagnosed and followed at the Department of Psychogeriatrics (Lund University Hospital). LÄS MER