Essays about: "stroke treatment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words stroke treatment.

  1. 1. An agent-based decision support model for assessment of stroke patient transport policies: The case of choosing hospital for diagnosis

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Teknik och samhälle

    Author : Jabir Al Fatah; Ala'a Alshaban; [2019]
    Keywords : Agent-based model; Discrete-event simulation; Stroke logistics; Transport logistics policies;

    Abstract : The Southern Swedish hospital region is the home of nearly 2 million people, in which 5,684 individuals were diagnosed by stroke during 2016, according to statistics from the hospitals in the region. With this large number of stroke-diagnosed patients across the region, an effective stroke transport policy is inevitably important to provide fast treatment for these patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can the effect of income on survival after stroke be explained by access to secondary prevention? : A mediation analysis on data from the Swedish stroke register

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statistik

    Author : Jessica Edlund; [2019]
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    Abstract : In Sweden, research has shown that socially underprivileged groups have poorer access to stroke care, both in the acute stage and secondary prevention after stroke, and are more likely to have adverse outcomes. The aim of this thesis is to study the causal mechanisms behind the association between low income and death after having a stroke. READ MORE

  3. 3. “We could get them to become normal sooner than if they don’t receive Physical Therapy” : A qualitative interview study reflecting Thai physiotherapists thoughts and experiences regarding stroke rehabilitation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Fysioterapi; Uppsala universitet/Fysioterapi

    Author : Emelie Fagerberg; Stina Sandström; [2019]
    Keywords : physiotherapy; stroke; Thailand; rehabilitation;

    Abstract : Background: Stroke affects 15 million people worldwide each year. The rehabilitation should be equal everywhere but that is not the case. Most evidence comes from research in high income countries and those circumstances may not be applied everywhere in the world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Optimal placement of a Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU) to achieve improved stroke care

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Teknik och samhälle

    Author : Oliver Dahllöf; Felix Hofwimmer; [2018]
    Keywords : mobile stroke unit; MSU; stroke treatment; stroke; door-to-needle; DTN; thrombolysis; placement; location;

    Abstract : Tid till behandling är livsviktigt för människor som får en stroke. På olika platser i världen har man därför sett värdet i att införskaffa en specialambulans för stroke (stroke-ambulans) som har specialutrustning och specialpersonal som kan utföra intravenös behandling (trombolys). READ MORE

  5. 5. Nox inhibitors : A potential future medicine for ischemia stroke

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för hälsa och lärande

    Author : Charlotte Jackson; [2018]
    Keywords : NOX inhibitors; reactive oxygen species; ROS; ischemia stroke;

    Abstract : This study investigated the neuroprotective effects of novel small molecule NOX inhibitors after induction of an ischemic stroke model on Neuroblastoma cells (NB69). Previous findings show that high levels of reactive oxygen species (ROS) have been identified for playing a role in causing inflammation, cellular damage and apoptosis in many cardiovascular diseases. READ MORE