K. A. Jonsson

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study was to examine metabolic risk factors among 18 year old high-school students and compare students attending vocational and traditional schools. MATERIAL AND METHODS Participants (147 boys and 130 girls) were randomly selected. Physical activity (PA) was measured with pedometers and aerobic fitness (fitness) with maximal(More)
The purpose of this study was to record the causes and the magnitudes of burn injuries prospectively and to evaluate the outcome of treatment of patients admitted to the burn units in Harare. The median age of the 451 patients included was 6 years (range: 1 month to 71 years), 54% were female and 46% male. The burn injuries were caused by flame in 51% of(More)
Radiologic changes in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and in the joints of the hand and foot were recorded for 90 adult patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The severity of the changes was graded according to the Larsen classification of six grades (O to V), and mainly erosive changes were recorded. The assessment of the radiographs was performed with the(More)
This study was undertaken to develop a method for accurately measuring opsonic activity in the uterine secretions of the mare. Ten mares were used in the study. They ranged in ages from 6 to 19 years and were of various genital health status. Undiluted uterine secretions were collected by inserting a tampon into the uterus during estrus; serum samples were(More)
Twelve patients with small-cell anaplastic carcinoma of the lung were treated with vincristine 1 mg/m2 i.v. day 1, adriamycin 50 mg/m2 i.v. day 1, cyclophosphamide 1,000 mg/m2 i.v. day 1, and etoposide 80 mg/m2 i.v. day 2, 4, 6 given on an outpatient basis and repeated at 3-week intervals. As consolidation therapy seven patients received two courses of BCNU(More)
Human albumin prepared by two different procedures from the blood of seven normal persons and three diabetic subjects has been tested in two biological systemsin vitro, namely the glucose uptake of the rat diaphragm and the distribution of α-amino-iso-butyric acid in the intact levator ani muscle of immature male rats.-Albumin fractions prepared by the(More)
It goes without saying that pain following a burn must be treated but it is not so evident to measure and document the intensity of pain and the efficacy of treatment. Since 1994 the authors have routinely measured background pain, that is, at rest, along with temperature and pulse rate. For analysis and quality assessment a relational database programme is(More)