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  • 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 ...
  • Pediatric inflammatory bowel disease : clinical and immunological aspects on remission treatment 

    Rolandsdotter, Helena J. (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2017-10-05)
    Background - Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), are lifelong conditions characterized by abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea and fatigue. The incidence and prevalence ...
  • Patients' and nurses' perception of pain management in the emergency department 

    Sturesson, Lars (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2017-09-28)
    Background: Pain is one of the most common reasons for patients to seek care in the Emergency Department (ED) and pain management should have a primary focus since effective pain management is associated with patient ...
  • Epidemiology and emergency cardiac care services for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Qatar 

    Irfan, Furqan Bin (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2017-05-31)
    Background: Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is a common cause of cardiac emergency and death. Worldwide, there is wide variation in epidemiology and survival of OHCA. Racial and ethnic disparities are important ...
  • Lifestyle, dietary and environmental exposures in infancy and the development of allergic sensitization 

    Fagerstedt Nilsson, Sara (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2017-05-08)
    Allergy related diseases have increased in the Western world, affecting nearly half of the children. Lifestyle, dietary and environmental changes are thought to be important for disease risk and disease development. The ...
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer : aspects on indications and limitations 

    Holmstrand Zetterlund, Linda (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2017-03-29)
    Axillary lymph node status is the most important prognostic factor in breast cancer. Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) was introduced in the late 1990s and has replaced axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) as the gold ...
  • Methodological aspects on carotid artery intervention 

    Jonsson, Magnus (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2017-02-17)
    In Sweden, approximately 25000 patients suffer a cerebral infarction (stroke) annually. Stroke ranks as the third-leading cause of death, and is the leading cause of functional impairment. Carotid artery stenosis accounts ...
  • Treatment of septic patients : fluids, blood and timing of antibiotics 

    Cronhjort, Maria (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2016-12-22)
    Background: Fluid therapy is an important component of the treatment of septic shock. The Surviving Sepsis Campaign recommends early fluid resuscitation with at least 30 ml/kg and there is no recommendation on when to ...
  • Prehospital care of severely injured trauma patients : studies on management, assessment, and outcome 

    Rubenson Wahlin, Rebecka (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2016-11-11)
    Trauma is a public health issue. According to statistics from the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, circumstances related to injury are the most common cause of death in the age group 15– 44 years for both ...
  • Genetic and environmental influences on endometriosis in Swedish twins 

    Saha, Rama (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2016-11-10)
    Background: Endometriosis is a common gynecological condition with a substantial economic burden on the society. It is known that both genetic and environmental factors are contributing to the phenotypic development of ...
  • Primary deep vein thrombosis in an upper limb : a retrospective study with an emphasis on the pathogenesis and late sequelae 

    Arnhjort, Thomas (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2016-11-04)
    Background: Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (UEDVT) is an uncommon disease with an incidence of 1–11% of all deep vein thrombosis. UEDVT can be classified into two groups, primary and secondary UEDVT. Primary UEDVT ...
  • Patients with chronic pain : quantitative and qualitative studies of treatment or rehabilitation at a pain clinic 

    Hållstam, Andrea (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2016-10-07)
    Background and aim: Chronic pain is a major problem, often with comorbidity of insomnia, mental disorders and limitations in function, activity and participation, all leading to poor quality of life. Patients describe ...
  • What an ambulance nurse needs to know : from educational content to critical incidents 

    Sjölin, Helena (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2016-10-06)
    Ambulance personnel today are highly trained and perform specialized care. There are high expectations with respect to knowledge and competence of the Registered Nurses, RNs, in ambulance care, as they possess a medical ...
  • Emergency department crowding and hospital patient flow : influential factors and evidence-Informed solutions 

    Cheng, Ivy S. (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2016-09-06)
    Background: Internationally, one of the biggest challenges in emergency departments is crowding – when demand for emergency care exceeds its capacity in resources and timeliness. Crowding is associated with increased ...
  • Lung function in relation to preterm birth and asthma in early childhood 

    Thunqvist, Per (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2016-05-12)
    The prevalence of preterm birth (ie., before 37 weeks of gestation) is increasing and estimated to be around 11 % worldwide. In high-income countries, survival is the most probable outcome even after extreme preterm ...
  • The national perinatal patient safety programme : the challenges of implementation and evaluation 

    Millde Luthander, Charlotte (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2016-05-04)
    Background: Factors resulting in suboptimal care might be avoided by training and increased risk awareness. The Swedish Perinatal Patient Safety (PPS) programme was initiated in 2008 and a web-based CTG learning programme ...
  • Conditions associated with increased growth hormone and prolactin sensitivity 

    Alkharusi, Amira Said Mohammed (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2016-04-29)
    Growth Hormone (GH) and Prolactin (PRL) are critical regulators of body growth and metabolism. Secretion and actions of GH and PRL are regulated at several levels and by different factors. The biological actions of these ...
  • Long-term consequences of venous thromboembolism in women 

    Ljungqvist, Maria (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2016-04-20)
    Background: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is the third most common cardiovascular disease with a high recurrence rate. There is a risk of chronic complications affecting health- related quality-of life (QoL). Aim: ...
  • Characterizing retained placenta : epidemiology and pathophysiology of a critical obstetric disorder 

    Endler, Margit (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2016-02-18)
    Background: Retained placenta is associated with severe postpartum hemorrhage but its etiology and pathophysiology are largely unknown. Certain studies have suggested that retained placenta is associated to defective ...

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