Anna Hedin

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BACKGROUND Asthma and COPD are major health problems and an extensive burden for the patient and the health care system. Patient education has been recommended, but the influence on knowledge and health outcomes is not fully examined. Our aims were to compare patient characteristics, education and knowledge in patients who had an emergency room (ER) visit,(More)
national institute of public health Modern research generates copious amounts of information – far more than any individual would ever have time to read and summarise. Systematic knowledge reviews constitute one way of compiling current knowledge within a field. Knowledge reviews concerning interventions should provide information about the efficacy of(More)
Foreword Sweden's National Institute of Public Health has recently been given a role as centre of competence concerning methods and strategies to foster public health. Reviews of current knowledge are an important part of this work. This paper will guide the reader through the process of compiling the results of previously published reviews on public health(More)
Stapedial reflex thresholds were obtained from fluent and disfluent subjects with and without anxiety. Anxiety conditions were measured by monitoring palmar skin resistance with a psychogalvanometer. Eight of nine disfluent speakers had decreased mean stapedial-reflex thresholds ( -2.5 to -10 dB) at 500 or 1000 Hz or both when anxiety was present. This(More)
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