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  • To give birth in water 

    Úlfsdóttir, Hanna (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2019-05-23)
    The aim of this thesis was to study waterbirth in a Swedish context and to bring focus on clinical outcomes and women’s experiences associated with waterbirth. The literature describes advantages for women giving birth ...
  • Identification of the adult septic patient in the prehospital and emergency department setting 

    Wallgren, Ulrika M (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2019-05-22)
    Sepsis is one of the most urgent conditions encountered within emergency care but is often difficult to recognize due to its non-specific presentations. One third of the patients lack the classic sign of infection; i.e. ...
  • Treatment of distal radius fractures : clinical outcome, regional variation and health economics 

    Saving, Jenny (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2019-03-08)
    A distal radius fracture (DRF) remains the most common fracture encountered in health care. DRFs have traditionally been treated with a plaster or surgically with percutaneous methods. Since the end of the 20th century, ...
  • Medical doctors’ specialty choice : in relation to personality, cultural capital and social background 

    Olsson, Caroline (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2019-02-27)
    Globally and in Sweden, there is a lack of doctors in some medical specialities. With a growing population and increasing demand for a functional healthcare sector, there is a need to understand more about medical doctors’ ...
  • A register-based study of health equity in Swedish stroke and diabetes care delivery 

    Willers, Carl (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2019-01-18)
    Stroke and diabetes are relatively common conditions and have a huge impact on society’s burden of illness; over 400 million people around the world live with diabetes and 15 million have a stroke every year. Estimates on ...
  • Modifiers of patients' emergency department care-seeking behavior 

    Nordberg, Martin (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-11-22)
    Background: Inflow of patients to the emergency departments (ED) is increasing in many parts of the world, including Sweden. At the same time the number of EDs are decreasing. In addition to this, ED inflow is volatile. ...
  • Complications in trochanteric and subtrochanteric femoral fractures 

    Mattisson, Leif (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-11-02)
    The hip fracture is a major public health problem. The majority of hip fracture patients are elderly with comorbidities and there is a strong association with osteoporosis, especially for the extracapsular (trochanteric ...
  • Diagnosis, risk factors and quality-of-life in patients with myocardial infarction and normal coronary arteries 

    Daniel, Maria (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-11-01)
    Background: Myocardial infarction with normal coronary arteries (MINCA) is a common condition that mostly affects middle-aged women. The pathogenesis is complex and includes various mechanisms that need to be explored ...
  • Early diagnosis and risk stratification in patients with symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome 

    Ljung, Lina (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-10-25)
    Background: Chest pain is one of the most common symptoms in patients presenting to the emergency department (ED). Identifying the minority of patients with an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a challenge. The introduction ...
  • The experience of being new and desirable support during the first year in the emergency medical services 

    Hörberg, Anna (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-10-05)
    The emergency medical services (EMS) has been described as a challenging professional practice where the persons in need of care vary greatly in terms of age, symptoms and situations. There is limited research regarding ...
  • Antiepileptic drug utilization : need of sex-specific information and decision support 

    Karlsson Lind, Linnéa (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-09-17)
    Antiepileptic drugs are used for the treatment of epilepsy and for other neurological and psychiatric conditions, and therefore is prescribing of antiepileptic drugs a concern for physicians from many disciplines. The age ...
  • Support for physical activity in individuals with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in primary care : the Sophia Step Study 

    Rossen, Jenny (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-09-14)
    A health promoting-care approach includes supporting the individual to increase control over and to improve his or her health to obtain the best possible wellbeing and quality of life. In prediabetes and type 2 diabetes ...
  • Factors of importance for labor induction 

    Wallström, Tove (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-09-14)
    Background What initiates the onset of labor is still not clarified, and it is debated whether expectant or active management is the best for the woman and the fetus. Active management means induction of labor (IOL) ...
  • Recurrent abdominal pain in children : the concept, aetiology, diagnostics and prognosis 

    Uusijärvi, Agneta (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-08-10)
    Background: Recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) due to an abdominal pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorder (ap-FGID) is one of the most common disorders of childhood and it accounts for much suffering and many ...
  • Prehospital advanced airway management in the Nordic countries 

    Gellerfors, Mikael (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-05-24)
    Tracheal intubation (TI) is often the preferred technique to secure the airway of an unconscious patient in the prehospital setting. Prehospital TI is associated with several challenges, including limited assistance, few ...
  • Jämlik vård ur ett prehospitalt akutsjukvårdsperspektiv 

    Alm Pfrunder, Annika (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-05-23)
    Bakgrund: Målsättningen för jämlik vård är enligt Världshälsoorganisationen (WHO) och Hälso- och sjukvårdslagen (HSL) 1982:763 att hälso- och sjukvården ska ge god hälsa och en vård på lika villkor för hela befolkningen, ...
  • Coronary care networks in the resource-limited setting : systems of care in South Africa 

    Stassen, Willem (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-05-15)
    BACKGROUND: Owing to an epidemiological transition observed throughout Sub- Saharan Africa, South Africa is experiencing an increase in the incidence of myocardial infarction. ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) ...
  • Diagnostics and treatment of nut and peanut allergy 

    Brandström, Josef (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-05-02)
    Background: The prevalence of allergy to foods has increased over the last decades and among children in Europe as many as 8 % have an allergy to one or more types of food. However, many children have received an incorrect ...
  • Hip arthroplasty : infections, thromboembolic events and surgical environment 

    Kasina, Piotr (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2017-11-16)
    Background Each year hip arthroplasties increase the quality of life for over 1 million patients worldwide. Although the complication rates are low, the absolute numbers are rising as the numbers of procedures increase. ...
  • Determination of the role of oxygen in acute myocardial infarction 

    Hofmann, Robin (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2017-10-30)
    Background: Oxygen therapy has been used routinely in patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction (AMI) for more than a hundred years. Even today, supplemental oxygen is widely recommended in guidelines and implemented ...

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