R Asplund

Summary

Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nocturia and health in women aged 40-64 years
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, SE 141 57 Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Maturitas 35:143-8. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Visual impairment, sleep and nocturia in the elderly
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 41:61-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Place of residence as a correlate of sickness absence in Sweden
    Ragnar Asplund
    Centre of Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Rehabil Res 30:147-51. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Oral dryness, nocturia and the menopause
    Ragnar Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Maturitas 50:86-90. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Nocturia, depression and antidepressant medication
    Ragnar Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Sweden
    BJU Int 95:820-3. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Nocturia in relation to somatic health, mental health and pain in adult men and women
    Ragnar Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    BJU Int 95:816-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Nocturia and the burning mouth syndrome (BMS) in the elderly
    R Asplund
    Center for Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 41:255-60. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal giddiness in relation to nocturia and other symptoms and to medication in the elderly
    Ragnar Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 40:103-11. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleep and sleepiness 1 and 9 months after cataract surgery
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institute, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 38:69-75. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Nightmares, sleep and cardiac symptoms in the elderly
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institute, Research and Development Unit Jämtland County Council, Sweden
    Neth J Med 61:257-61. 2003

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Nocturia and health in women aged 40-64 years
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, SE 141 57 Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Maturitas 35:143-8. 2000
    ..2; CI 1.3-3.7), diuretic treatment (OR 2.8; CI 1.7-4.6). The perceived state of health in 40- to 64- year-old women is profoundly affected by nocturia, independently of heart diseases, diabetes, snoring, age and menopausal status...
  2. ncbi request reprint Visual impairment, sleep and nocturia in the elderly
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 41:61-7. 2005
    ..The corresponding odds ratios in women were: age 70-79 years versus <70 years (1.9; 1.3-2.7), age > or =80 years versus <70 years (2.1; 1.3-3.2), sleep, poor versus good (2.8; 2.1-3.7), and vision, poor versus good (1.6; 1.2-2.1)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Place of residence as a correlate of sickness absence in Sweden
    Ragnar Asplund
    Centre of Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Rehabil Res 30:147-51. 2007
    ..We conclude that no support was found for the assumption that factors attributable to place of residence could explain the regional differences in sickness absence...
  4. ncbi request reprint Oral dryness, nocturia and the menopause
    Ragnar Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Maturitas 50:86-90. 2005
    ..To analyse the relationship between oral dryness (OD), nocturia, the menopausal transition and some medical conditions and medications in women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nocturia, depression and antidepressant medication
    Ragnar Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Sweden
    BJU Int 95:820-3. 2005
    ..To assess the possible relationship between treatment with selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and the occurrence of nocturia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nocturia in relation to somatic health, mental health and pain in adult men and women
    Ragnar Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    BJU Int 95:816-9. 2005
    ..To assess the relationship of nocturia to somatic health, mental health and bodily pain...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nocturia and the burning mouth syndrome (BMS) in the elderly
    R Asplund
    Center for Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 41:255-60. 2005
    ..BMS was also increased in diuretics users in both sexes. The results may indicate that negative fluid balance as a consequence of nocturnal polyuria is an overlooked pathogenetic mechanism in the genesis of BMS in the elderly...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal giddiness in relation to nocturia and other symptoms and to medication in the elderly
    Ragnar Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 40:103-11. 2005
    ..1; 1.5-2.8); spasmodic chest pain (1.5; 1.1-2.0); diabetes (1.6; 1.0-2.4); analgesics (1.8; 1.3-2.4); and diuretics (1.4; 1.1-21.8). Sex, irregular heartbeats, and sleep medication were deleted by the logistic model...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleep and sleepiness 1 and 9 months after cataract surgery
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institute, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 38:69-75. 2004
    ..The results indicate that in elderly persons with cataract sleep is improved 1 month after cataract extraction and further improvement during the first 9 months may be experienced...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nightmares, sleep and cardiac symptoms in the elderly
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institute, Research and Development Unit Jämtland County Council, Sweden
    Neth J Med 61:257-61. 2003
    ..Sleep complaints and various sleep symptoms are common in elderly persons with cardiac diseases. Nightmares are associated with profound sleep disturbances...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sleepiness and sleep in elderly persons with tinnitus
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, SE 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 37:139-45. 2003
    ..There was no further increase in DS in men and women on sleep medication. Thus, DS in elderly persons with tinnitus may due both to tiring effect of the annoying sound itself but also the negative effect by tinnitus on sleep...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sleepiness and sleep in elderly subjects with hearing complaints
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institute, SE 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 36:93-9. 2003
    ..Also subjects with hearing complaints more often slept poorly, woke up more often and had more difficulty in falling asleep after waking...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nocturia in relation to sleep, somatic diseases and medical treatment in the elderly
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine, Stockholm, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    BJU Int 90:533-6. 2002
    ..To assess the influence of somatic diseases, symptoms and medication on nocturnal micturition in an elderly population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diuresis pattern, plasma vasopressin and blood pressure in healthy elderly persons with nocturia and nocturnal polyuria
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institute, Research and Development Unit, Sweden
    Neth J Med 60:276-80. 2002
    ..Nocturia, a common symptom in the elderly, is often caused by increased urine production at night...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hip fractures, nocturia, and nocturnal polyuria in the elderly
    R Asplund
    Centre of Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 43:319-26. 2006
    ..5; CI 1.8-7.3). One can conclude that in these elderly subjects the risk of hip fractures during a five-year period was increased independently by increased nocturnal micturition and increased nocturnal urine output...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nocturia in relation to sleep, health, and medical treatment in the elderly
    Ragnar Asplund
    Department of Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    BJU Int 96:15-21. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Nocturia in the elderly in relation to thirst, dry mouth and dry eyes
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine, Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden Research and Development Unit, Jamtland County Council, Ostersund, Sweden
    Can J Urol 11:2322-6. 2004
    ..To assess the relationship between nocturia, thirst and the perception of dryness in the eyes and mouth in a group of elderly men and women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Nightmares, cardiac symptoms and the menopause
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Climacteric 6:314-20. 2003
    ..To analyze the relationship between nightmares, some cardiac symptoms and the menopause in 40-64-year-old women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nocturia, nocturnal polyuria, and sleep quality in the elderly
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institute, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    J Psychosom Res 56:517-25. 2004
    ..The treatment of NPS may include avoidance of excessive fluid intake, use of diuretics medication in the afternoon rather than the morning, and desmopressin orally at bedtime...
  20. ncbi request reprint Infrequent use of antidepressants in depressed individuals (an interview and prescription database study in a defined Swedish population 2001-2002)
    S Henriksson
    Karolinska Institute, Clinical Neuroscience, Section Psychiatry, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur Psychiatry 21:355-60. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint Nocturia in relation to body mass index, smoking and some other life-style factors in women
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Climacteric 7:267-73. 2004
    ..To analyze the relationship of nocturnal micturition to body mass index (BMI), smoking, regular exercise, coffee and tea drinking, parity, and menopausal transition in women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Development of nocturia in relation to health, age and the menopause
    Ragnar Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, SE 14183 Huddinge, Sweden The Research and Development Unit, Jamtland County Council, SE 83125 Ostersund, Sweden
    Maturitas 51:358-62. 2005
    ..To analyse the relationship between nocturia, age, the menopausal transition, parturition and hormone replacement treatment (HRT) in women...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders in the elderly
    R Asplund
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Drugs Aging 14:91-103. 1999
    ..However, there are situations when sleep medication must continue for long periods, especially in elderly patients with severe diseases and poor quality of life. In these patients, careful individualisation of therapy is appropriate...
  24. ncbi request reprint Nocturia and depression
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    BJU Int 93:1253-6. 2004
    ..To assess the possible relationship between major depression (MD) and nocturia...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy for nocturia in the elderly patient
    Ragnar Asplund
    Centre of Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Drugs Aging 24:325-43. 2007
    ..This will improve patients' sleep and, in turn, reduce their risk of fall injuries and the associated detrimental consequences, thereby improving patients' health and quality of life...
  26. ncbi request reprint Obesity in elderly people with nocturia: cause or consequence?
    Ragnar Asplund
    Centre of Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Can J Urol 14:3424-8. 2007
    ..To assess the relationship of nocturia and sleep to body weight...
  27. ncbi request reprint Development of transurethral resections of the prostate in relation to nocturia in northern Sweden 1992-1997
    Ragnar Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Can J Urol 9:1588-91. 2002
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  28. ncbi request reprint A comparison of perceived health, attitudes to work, leisure time, and social welfare systems among people in a rural area in the north of Sweden and among people in the city of Stockholm
    Sven Uno Marnetoft
    Centre for Studies on National Social Insurance, Department of Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Ostersund, Sweden
    Work 28:153-64. 2007
    ..It may be that in the rural area in north Sweden people are more inclined to put their opinions to practice than those in Stockholm are...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Nocturia and nocturnal polyuria in the elderly. Treatment essential for increasing patients' quality of life and decreasing the risk of injury]
    Ragnar Asplund
    Lakartidningen 99:4370-3. 2002
    ..One of the aims of the treatment of nocturia is therefore to normalise the circadian rhythm of diuresis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Answering comments on the letter of J.O. Hörnquist. An expression of concern on the paper 'Sleep and hypnotic use in relation to perceived somatic and mental health among the elderly' by Dr Ragnar Asplund (Arch. Gerontol. Geriatr. 31, 199-205 (2000)), whi
    Ragnar Asplund
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 36:197-9. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Back to work--evaluation of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation programme with emphasis on musculoskeletal disorders. A two-year follow-up
    Rita Sjostrom
    Stromsund Health Centre, Jamtland County Council, Stromsund, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil 30:649-55. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the 2-year outcome of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation programme for working-age people, regarding sick leave and mental health...
  32. ncbi request reprint Locus of control and regional differences in sickness absence in Sweden
    John Selander
    Centre for Studies on National Social Insurance, Mid Sweden University, Ostersund, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil 27:925-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate if there are differences in locus of control (LOC), at a societal level, between two residential areas in Sweden with substantial differences in sickness absence...