Search for dissertations about: "Attitudes of health personnel"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words Attitudes of health personnel.

  1. 1. On the Design and Evaluation of an eHealth System for Management of Patients in Out-of-Hospital Care

    Author : Anna Gund; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; disease management; personalized care; web-based; internet; eHealth; heart failure; attitudes.; neonatal home healthcare; chronic diseases; home monitoring; telemedicine; health informatics; out-of-hospital care;

    Abstract : This thesis covers the design and evaluation of a generic web-based eHealth system into real clinical settings. Moreover, the use of an off-the-shelf video communication system for out-of-hospital care is tested and evaluated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) an Unclear and Untoward Issue : Patient-Professional Interactions, Experiences, Attitudes and Responsibility

    Author : Maria Lindberg; Marianne Carlsson; Bernice Skytt; Marieann Högman; Ann Gardulf; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Attitudes of health personnel; colonization; hygiene; infection control; mixed-methods approach; MRSA; nursing care; patient-professional interaction; quality of healthcare; responsibility; The MDRB Attitude Questionnaire;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was to investigate experiences of living with multidrug-resistant bacteria (MDRB), using methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) colonization as an illustration, and to develop and validate a tool to describe healthcare personnel’s attitudes towards patients with MDRB. A further objective was to study MRSA-colonized persons’ and healthcare personnel’s experiences of patient-professional interactions and responsibilities for infection prevention. READ MORE

  3. 3. Challenges in prehospital emergency care : patient, spouse and personnel perspectives

    Author : Kerstin Forslund; Venke Sørlie; Margareta Ehnfors; Margareta Gustafsson; Terese Bondas; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; challenge; prehospital; emergency; care; patient; spouse; personnel; chain; acute chest pain; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Prehospital emergency care (PEC) with the emergency call to the Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) centre is an essential part of the health-care system. It is important to obtain knowledge about the links in the PEC chain from the perspectives of those providing the service and those receiving it. READ MORE

  4. 4. Communication and Patient Safety : Transfer of information between healthcare personnel in anaesthetic clinics

    Author : Maria Randmaa; Maria Engström; Gunilla Mårtensson; Christine Leo Swenne; Hans Rutberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; anaesthesiologist; anaesthetic clinic; communication; handover; incident reports; information transfer; interruption; memory; nurse; operating theatre; patient safety; post-anaesthesia care unit; safety attitudes; SBAR; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Communication errors are frequent during the perioperative period and cause clinical incidents and adverse events. The overall aim of the thesis was to study communication – the transfer of information, especially the postoperative handover – between healthcare personnel in an anaesthetic clinic and the effects of using the communication tool SBAR (Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation) from a patient safety perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. Being able to be stable : exploring primary weight maintenance as a public health strategy for obesity prevention

    Author : Kristina Lindvall; Lars Weinehall; Mai-Lis Hellenius; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Overweight; Obesity; Weight maintenance; Primary weight maintenance; Sweden; US; Middle-aged; Obesity prevention; Public health; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background Overweight and obesity are considerable public health issues internationally as well as in Sweden. On a global level, the obesity prevalence has nearly doubled over the last 30 years. Currently in Sweden, more than one third of all women, and slightly more than half of all men, are either overweight or obese. READ MORE