Search for dissertations about: "Burn management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Burn management.

  1. 1. Risk of spontaneous fires at temporary storages sites for organic material, waste fuels and recyclables: Quantification and mitigation

    Author : Muhammad Asim Ibrahim; William Hogland; Ghasem Najafpour; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; temporary storage; risk of fires; spontaneous ignition; biofuels; recyclables; waste fuels; Miljövetenskap; Environmental Science;

    Abstract : Economic and environmental constraints have created increasing demand for (material and energy recovery) and recycling of waste generated from households, commercial and industrial activities. A wide variety of materials waiting for sorting, recovery, recycling and disposal are stored at temporary storage sites (TSS) where physical, biotic and abiotic processes can lead the stored material to spontaneous ignition. READ MORE

  2. 2. It’s Not Just a Burn : Physical and Psychological Problems after Burns

    Author : Janina Francisca Aili Low; Bengt Gerdin; Lisa Ekselius; Mats Stridsberg; Per Örtenwall; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Surgery; Burns; Injury; Trauma; Health Status; Rehabilitation; Outcome Assessment; Personality; Coping; Depression; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; Impact of Event Scale; Nightmares; Pruritus; Itch; Skin; Psychiatric Disorders; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Survival after severe burns has improved in recent decades, but there is limited information on the course of recovery after surviving a burn and on factors that can affect recovery. The aims of this thesis were to investigate the occurrence of physical and psychological problems after burns, and to examine the consequences of psychological problems for the clinical management of burn patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Burns in Zimbabwe. Epidemiology, Immunosuppression, Infection and Surgical Management

    Author : Salathiel Mzezewa; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthopaedics; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi; Surgery; terlipressin; primary excision; tissue bacterial quantification; septicema; wound infection; attemped suicide; HIV infection; Burns in Zimbabwe; epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: The burden of burn injuries is in developing countries, the majority of deaths (98%) related to fire burns are in developing countries.These injuries are associated with poverty and are mainly related to accidents with fires in the home environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Irrigation with saline water using low-cost drip-irrigation systems in sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Louise Karlberg; Per-Erik Jansson; Reinder Feddes; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ecology; Water use efficiency; Radiation use efficiency; Management techniques; Modelling; Tomato; Ekologi; Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology; Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi;

    Abstract : In the scope of future population support, agricultural productivity, in particular in sub-Saharan Africa, has to increase drastically to meet the UN’s millennium development goals of eradicating extreme poverty and hunger by 2015. Water availability in the root-zone limits crop production in large parts of the developing world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Diagnostic assistance to improve acute burn referral and triage : assessment of routine clinical tools at specialised burn centres and potential for digital health development at point of care

    Author : Constance Boissin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Inappropriate referral of patients for specialised care leads to overburdened health systems and improper treatment of patients who are denied transfer due to a scarcity of resources. Burn injuries are a global health problem where specialised care is particularly important for severe cases while minor burns can be treated at point of care. READ MORE