Search for dissertations about: "Albumin in icu"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Albumin in icu.

  1. 1. Nutrition in Elderly Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

    Author : Doris Rapp-Kesek; Torbjörn Karlsson; Folke Hammarqvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Anaesthesiology and intensive care; elderly; nutrition; CABG; cardiac surgery; outcome; insulin resistance; enteral nutrition; splanchnic blood flow; BMI; albumin; 3-methylhistidine; alfa-1-antitrypsin; Anestesiologi och intensivvård;

    Abstract : Many elderly undergo cardiac surgery. The prevalence of malnutrition in elderly is high and increases with comorbidity. This thesis aims to clarify some aspects on performing surgery in elderly concerning nutritional status, nutritional treatment and age-related physiology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluation of an automatic urinometer including use of silicone oil to decrease biofilm formation due to proteinuria, hemoglobinuria and bacterial growth

    Author : Martin Slettengren; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: A new capacitance-based automatic urinometer (AU) facilitates continuous urine output (UO) measurement, which may help to predict and diagnose acute kidney injury (AKI). To prevent mismeasurement due to bacterial, albumin or free hemoglobin biofilm, a water-soluble capsule with silicone oil has been integrated in the device. READ MORE