Search for dissertations about: "hospital quality indicators"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 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 : Medical and Health Sciences Clinical Medicine Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Klinisk medicin Kardiologi; 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 : Medical and Health Sciences Clinical Medicine Other Clinical Medicine; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Klinisk medicin Annan klinisk medicin; 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 : Medical and Health Sciences Clinical Medicine Obstetrics; Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Klinisk medicin Reproduktionsmedicin och gynekologi; 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. Evaluation of retrospective patient record review as a method to identify patient safety and quality information in orthopaedic care

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital

    Author : Maria Unbeck; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]

    Abstract : The great benefits of modern healthcare must be weighed against the risk of patient injury due to human intervention. Studies show that adverse events (AE) are identified in up to 16.6% of all hospitalisations. As a step toward preventing AEs, efforts are made to collect patient safety information at different levels in the healthcare systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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 : Medical and Health Sciences Other Medical Sciences Other Medical Sciences not elsewhere specified; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Annan medicin och hälsovetenskap Övrig annan medicin och hälsovetenskap; 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