Essays about: "chronic diseases"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 130 essays containing the words chronic diseases.

  1. 1. Korrelation av kliniska och genetiska data hos älgar diagnosticerade med och utan Moose Wasting Syndrome

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Rosie Johannesson; [2020]
    Keywords : älg; Moose Wasting Syndrome; undernäring; sjukdomsdata;

    Abstract : År 1985 upptäcktes en sjukdom som drabbade svenska älgar. Sjukdomen fick namnet Moose Wasting Syndrome (MWS). Älgarna som hittades var i mycket dålig kondition eller självdöda. Symptomen på MWS är anorexi, svaghet, nedsatt syn, minskad skygghet, utmärgling och diarré. READ MORE

  2. 2. Serumkoncentrationer av symmetriskt dimetylarginin hos katt : en pilotstudie

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Caroline Bergman; [2020]
    Keywords : katt; SDMA; symmetriskt dimetylarginin; kreatinin; kronisk njursjukdom;

    Abstract : Kronisk njursjukdom är ett vanligt förekommande sjukdomstillstånd hos framför allt äldre katter och även en vanlig orsak till avlivning hos katt. För att bedöma njurfunktionen hos katt analyseras vanligtvis koncentrationen av kreatinin i serum eller plasma, vilket är en enkel men relativt okänslig metod. READ MORE

  3. 3. Self-Determination Theory : User Preferences and Design Recommendations for Technologies to Support Awareness of Sedentary Behavior

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Människa-datorinteraktion

    Author : Alena Jensen; [2020]
    Keywords : Human Factors; Human-Computer Interaction; Sedentary Behavior; Health Awareness; Self-Determination Theory; Motivation.;

    Abstract : Sedentary behavior and an inactive lifestyle are a risk factor for chronic diseases and an increasing number of people are affected. Technologies and smartphone applications can help to support and increase awareness of sedentary behavior and thus, help users change their lifestyle and create a balance between sedentary time and physically active time. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Review of Success and FailureFactors of using Patient-GeneratedHealth Data for Chronically Ill Patients

    University essay from KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem

    Author : Lejla Delilovic; [2020]
    Keywords : Patient Generated Health Data; PGHD; Self-Care; eHealth; Chronic Diseases; Patient-genererad halsodata; PGHD; Egenvård; e-hälsa; Kroniker;

    Abstract : Our population is becoming older and with that, the development of chronic diseasesis is also expected to increase. A chronic illness is a long-term illness which lasts throughout a lifetime, or at least for a very long time. A large part of healthcare resources is already devoted to treating chronically ill patients. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Potential of Digital Health Technologies in Combating Against the Non-Communicable Diseases in the Context of UN’s SDGs. A Case Study on DiaWatch.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Erdogan Burak Ezeroglu; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainable development; digital health technologies; non-communicable diseases; T2DM; SDGs; technology acceptance model;

    Abstract : Increasing prevalence of non-communicable diseases, aging, and population growth pose significant sustainability challenges to health systems. Especially the health systems of low- and middle-income countries are more vulnerable to the risks related to non-communicable diseases and demographic changes. READ MORE