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    • 140. Sulphuric, hydrochloric, nitric and phosphoric acids 

      van der Hagen, Marianne; Järnberg, Jill (2009-09-21)
      Sulphuric, hydrochloric, nitric and phosphoric acids are common inorganic or mineral acids. The first three acids are strong, whereas phosphoric acid is weaker. They are all important industrial chemicals used in a variety ...
    • 141. Isoflurane, sevoflurane and desflurane 

      Thoustrup Saber, Anne; Sørig Hougaard, Karin (2009-11-13)
      Saber AT and Hougaard KS. The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemicals. 141. Isoflurane, sevoflurane and desflurane. Arbete och Hälsa 2009;43(9):1-117. Isoflurane, sevoflurane and ...
    • 142. Occupational exposure to chemicals and hearing impairment. 

      Johnson, Ann-Christin; Morata, Thais C (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2010)
      Research conducted over the last two decades has brought attention to the ototoxicity of chemicals in the workplace and their interaction with noise. Chemicals that have been specifically studied for their ototoxicity ...
    • 143. Phosphate triesters with flame retardant properties 

      Sjögren, Bengt; Iregren, Anders; Järnberg, Jill (Gothenburg University, 2010-10)
      Summary Sjögren B, Iregren A, Järnberg J. The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemicals. 143. Phosphate triesters with flame retardant properties. Arbete och Hälsa 2010;44(6):1-220. This ...
    • 144. Endotoxins. 

      The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemical and the Dutch Expert Committe on Occupational Safety. (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2011)
      Endotoxins are components of the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria and are a biologically active component in most organic dusts. Occupational exposure occurs primarily in the agriculture industry and related ...
    • 145. Aluminium and aluminium 

      The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemicals and the Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Safety. (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2011)
      Aluminium (Al) is silvery, light, malleable and ductile, and the most abundant metal in the earth’s crust. Al is used primarily for metallurgical purposes, especially to produce Al-based alloy castings and wrought Al. ...
    • 146. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) 

      Lindell, Birgitta; The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemicals (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2012)
      Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a class of 209 synthetic compounds (con-geners), in which 1–10 chlorine atoms are attached to biphenyl in different com-binations. PCBs are non-volatile, although low-chlorinated congeners ...
    • 147. Carbon monoxide 

      Stockman-Juvala, Helene; The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation; Arbetsmiljöverket (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2012)
      Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odourless and colourless gas produced by incomplete burning of carbon-based fuels. CO is also a constituent of tobacco smoke. Exposure to CO is common in many occupational areas, including ...
    • 148. Carbon nanotubes 

      Hedmer, Maria; Kåredal, Monica; Gustavsson, Per; Rissler, Jenny (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2013)
      Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) can be seen as graphene sheets rolled to form cylinders. CNTs may be categorised as single- (SWCNT) or multi-walled (MWCNT). Due to the small size, the number of particles as well as the surface ...
    • 148. Carbon nanotubes 

      Hedmer, Maria; Kåredal, Monica; Gustavsson, Per; Rissler, Jenny (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2013)
      Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) can be seen as graphene sheets rolled to form cylinders. CNTs may be categorised as single- (SWCNT) or multi-walled (MWCNT). Due to the small size, the number of particles as well as the surface ...
    • 149. Diesel Engine Exhaust 

      Taxell, Piia (Arbets- och miljömedicin vid Göteborgs universitet & Arbetsmiljöverket, 2016-06-08)
      Diesel engine exhaust is a complex mixture of gaseous and particulate compounds produced during the combustion of diesel fuels. The gas phase includes carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides (NOX), carbon monoxide and small amounts ...
    • 151. Occupational skin exposure to chemicals 

      Julander, Anneli; Boman, Anders; Johanson, Gunnar; Lidén, Carola (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2018-04-25)
      Hudexponering för kemikalier kan ske genom kontakt med luft, fasta material, vätskor, kontaminerade ytor eller genom avsiktlig applicering. Hudexponering kan orsaka upptag genom huden, hudsensibilisering och hudirritation, ...
    • 22q11 Deletion Syndrome. Neuropsychological and Neuropsychiatric Correlates. A Clinical Study of 100 Cases 

      Niklasson, Lena (2007-11-12)
      Objectives: Examine the prevalence and type of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity-Disorder (AD/HD), Learning Disability (LD), behavioural profile, intellectual ability/profile, and executive ...
    • 3D Printed scaffolds as cancer microenvironment medels for drug discovery 

      Rosendahl, Jennifer
      Cancer is one of the most common diseases in the modern world and major efforts are made globally to develop new diagnostics and treatments. It originates from a cell which, at some point, has begun to divide and grow ...
    • A gender perspective on irritable bowel syndrome: symptoms, experiences and the development of a person-centred support intervention 

      Björkman, Ida (2016-11-10)
      Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common functional gastrointestinal disorder which affects approximately ten percent of the world’s population and which is more prevalent among women than men. The hallmark symptoms of ...
    • A meaningful work in a strained context - exploring midwives' work situation and professional role 

      Hansson, Malin (2021-11-09)
      Midwives report a challenging work situation globally with a work force shortage, which is a large challenge for health-care organisations and can influence midwives’ professional role. The overall aim of this thesis was ...
    • A methodological platform to study molecular biocompatibility of biomaterials. Experimental and clinical studies 

      Lennerås, Maria (2016-05-13)
      The aim of this project was to develop a methodological platform in order to advance our scientific understanding of the mechanisms of osseointegration. Screw-shaped, titanium implants, with different surface properties, ...
    • A New Payment Model in Swedish Dental Care 

      Andrén Andås, Charlotte (2015-11-04)
      The Public Dental Service introduced a new way of paying for dental care in 2007 in Region Västra Götaland, and in 2009 in all of Sweden. The new system, ‘Dental Care for Health’ (DCH), was based on capitation rather than ...
    • A Podocyte view on RhoGTPases and actin cytoskeleton regulation 

      Bergwall, Lovisa (2020-06-11)
      Proteinuria is a hallmark symptom of chronic kidney disease, that if left to persist constitutes a risk for progression of disease. Symptomatic treatment aiming at decreasing proteinuria is therefore standard practice. ...
    • A prevention and health promotion programme for persons with overweight in Primary Health Care Patient outcomes and nurses’ experiences in terms of weight, lifestyle, health and risk factors 

      Bräutigam Ewe, Marie (2020-11-20)
      Background: Primary Healthcare (PHC) is often the first point of contact for patients and thus considered the ideal place to address obesity and lifestyle issues. A weight reduction programme was developed to gain a better ...