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Acute Coronary Syndromes. Characteristics, management and prognosis in relation to gender and type of syndrome
ABSTRACT Background: Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) represent a wide spectrum of conditions from ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) to unstable angina pectoris (UAP). Randomized trials tend to focus on ST-elevation ...
Counselling Patients with Hypertension at Health Centres - a Nursing Perspective
Counselling in hypertension care relating to lifestyle changes, i.e. non-pharmaco-logical treatment regarding smoking, alcohol, weight, diet, physical activity and stress, aims to reduce complications such as stroke and ...
Transfemoral amputation, Quality of Life and Prosthetic Function. Studies focusing on individuals with amputation due to reasons other than peripheral vascular disease, with socket or osseointegrated prostheses.
Background: Individuals who have undergone a transfemoral amputation (TFA) due to causes other than peripheral vascular disease (PVD) constitute a sub-group of all amputees. This group is usually of young age at the ...
Interpretation of diagnostic information given patient characteristics
The aim with this thesis was to describe, exemplify and develop theory for reference values and diagnostic tests, especially focusing on the variability between individuals. To facilitate interpretation of medical information ...
Achilles tendinopathy : evaluation and treatment
Abstract. Background: Achilles tendinopathy is considered to be one of the most common overuse injuries in elite and recreational athletes. There are, however, only a few randomized studies of treatment and there is a need ...
Inguinal Hernia after Urologic Surgery in Males with Special Reference to Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy. A Clinical, Epidemiological and Methodological Study
Background and aims: In 1996 the first report indicating that inguinal hernia (IH) was a complication to radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) was published. The main aims of this thesis were to further establish this ...