Essays about: "chronic diseases"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 119 essays containing the words chronic diseases.

  1. 1. EMBRACING INTERNET OF MEDICAL THINGS A multiple case study of contextual factors’ influence on the implementation of IoT healthcare solutions

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Camilla Jacobson; Petra Karjalainen; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Internet of Things; Internet of Medical Things; contextual factors; healthcare; digital health; eHealth; chronic diseases; distant monitoring devices;

    Abstract : With the growing trend of digitalization, new opportunities to disrupt the way value is created, offered and defended have arisen in the healthcare industry. One of the emerging concepts of digitalization is the Internet of Things (IoT), referred to as Internet of Medical things when applied in healthcare. READ MORE

  2. 2. An assessment of patients followed for Hepatitis B at the Department of Infectious Diseases at Örebro University Hospital : - Factors associated with significant liver fibrosis evaluated by transient elastography

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Therese Axelsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Chronic hepatitis B; Liver stiffness; Liver fibrosis; Transient elastography; Risk factors;

    Abstract : Introduction: Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) is a viral infection that can lead to development of fibrosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Several factors affecting disease progression have been reported, such as sex and region of origin. Liver stiffness and fibrosis can be evaluated using transient elastography. READ MORE

  3. 3. Kroniska sår hos hund och katt : sårvårdsåtgärder, uppkomst och komplikationer

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Anna Strandberg; Sara Lilja; [2019]
    Keywords : kroniska sår; hund; katt; sårvårdsåtgärder; sårläkning;

    Abstract : Sårvård är ett viktigt område för djursjukskötare då de har regelbunden patientkon-takt och ansvar för utförandet av sårvården. För att uppnå optimal sårvård är kunskap om allmän sårläkning, hur sårbedömning utförs samt sårvårdsåtgärder för olika typer av sår viktigt för en djursjukskötare. READ MORE

  4. 4. Självtest benstyrka – ny metod utvärderas efter tolv veckors intervention på Livsstilsmottagning i Karlskoga

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Hedvig Siljedahl; [2019]
    Keywords : self-measurement tests; leg strength; leg function; maximal step-up height; prevention; habits;

    Abstract : Introduction: Chronic diseases can be prevented and improved by regular physical activity and reduced sedentary time. An adequate leg strength and leg function in treatment and prevention of these disease is something to strive for. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mathematical Modelling of Insulin Resistance Development Caused by Chronic Inflammation

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för medicinsk teknik

    Author : Simon Wu; [2019]
    Keywords : Mathematical models; Modelling; Chronic inflammation; Macrophages; Adipocytes; Insulin resistance;

    Abstract : Obesity has in recent times become a more serious health issue and was estimated to affect over 650 million people world-wide in 2016. Furthermore, the list of obesity-associated diseases is countless, many of which have severe consequences. Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is such a disease, and it was estimated to be over 1. READ MORE