Search for dissertations about: "hospital quality indicators"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words hospital quality indicators.

  1. 1. Quality Improvement in Acute Coronary Care Combining the Use of an Interactive Quality Registry with a Quality Improvement Collaborative to Improve Clinical Outcome in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Rickard Carlhed; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Quality Improvement; Quality Registry; Acute Coronary Care; Guideline Adherence; Cardiology; Kardiologi;

    Abstract : The quality of care for Swedish patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is continuously increasing. Nevertheless, a great potential for improvement still exists. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sources of preanalytical error in primary health care implications for patient safety

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för medicinsk biovetenskap

    Author : Johan Söderberg; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; blood specimen collection; haemolysis; medical errors; phlebotomy; preanalytical; primary health care; quality indicators; quality of health care; questionnaires; specimen handling; MEDICINE Chemistry Clinical chemistry; MEDICIN Kemi Klinisk kemi; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Background Venous blood tests constitute an important part in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. However, test results are often viewed as objective values rather than the end result of a complex process. This has clinical importance since most errors arise before the sample reaches the laboratory. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quality Aspects of Maternal Health Care in Tanzania

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : David Paradiso Urassa; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; quality assessment; essential obstetric; antenatal care; evaluations; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses some indicators of quality for maternity care in Tanzania, using antenatal management of anaemia and hypertension and emergency obstetric care as focal points. The care of pregnant women consecutively enrolled in antenatal care (n=379) was observed and compared with quality standard criteria. READ MORE

  4. 4. Patient Safety in the Emergency Department Culture, Waiting, and Outcomes of Efficiency and Quality

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lena Burström; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Emergency department; physician; triage; teamwork; HSOPS; grounded theory; waiting; patient safety; culture; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate patient safety in the emergency department (ED) and to determine whether this varies according to patient safety culture, waiting, and outcomes of efficiency and quality variables.I: Patient safety culture was described in the EDs of two different hospitals before and after a quality improvement project. READ MORE

  5. 5. Falls, fractures and function. Focus on women with a distal forearm fracture

    University dissertation from Department of Physical Therapy, Lund University Hospital

    Author : Eva Nordell; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; elderly; Physical medicine; falls; Distal forearm fracture; fractures; health-related quality of life; risk factors; physical performance; rehabilitation; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ; kinesitherapy; revalidation;

    Abstract : Falls and fractures in older people are a common and increasing health problem which causes physical, social and psychological problems for the individual and is costly to society. The aims of this thesis were to investigate accidental falls of patients aged 65 - 74 who attended an orthopedic emergency ward, to investigate reliability of the modified figure of eight (MFE) and compare it with other balance performance tests, to investigate whether patients with a distal forearm fracture exhibited risk factors for new falls and fractures, and to follow physical performance and evaluate health-related quality of life in women after a distal forearm fracture. READ MORE