Search for dissertations about: "Cardioverter defibrillator"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words Cardioverter defibrillator.

  1. 1. Living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator : Swedish and US patients' experiences of their life situation

    Author : Kärstin Bolse; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; CHD; ICD-implantation; MUIS; life situation; QLI; Quality of life; phenomenography; satisfaction; uncertainty; Implantable defibrillators; . ICD-implantation; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  2. 2. Non-invasive prediction of malignant ventricular arrhythmias and mortality in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

    Author : Uzma Chaudhry; Kardiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator; late gadolinium enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance; ischemic cardiomyopathy; non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy; Selvester score; QuAReSS; spatial QRS-T angle; QRS vector magnitude; T-wave vector magnitude; idiopathic ventricular fibrillation;

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  3. 3. Caring for patients with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator : Experiences of patients and healthcare professionals

    Author : Kärstin Bolse; Anna Strömberg; Ingela Johansson; Berit Lundman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ICD-implantation; healthcare professional; life situation; organisation of care; experiences; satisfaction; uncertainty; clinical aspects; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Background: An Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) is a technical device used in the treatment of ventricular arrhythmias. After the implantation of an ICD the entire life situation can be affected with psychological and social consequences for the patient and his/her next of kin. READ MORE

  4. 4. Studies on malignant ventricular tachyarrhythmias and their treatment with an implantable defibrillator

    Author : Bengt Sandstedt; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Implantable cardioverter defibrillator; ventricular fibrillation; ventricular tachycardia; predischarge test; defibrillation threshold; discrimination; electrogram morphology; aortic stenosis; hypertrophy; noradrenalin;

    Abstract : Aims: To investigate the hemodynamic, metabolic and autonomic effects of ventricular fibrillation per se during maintained circulation. To study the defibrillation threshold (DFT) and efficacy of a new and thinner ICD lead (DSP) compared with the standard lead (C). READ MORE

  5. 5. Caring for Patients with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Experiences of Patients and Healthcare Professionals

    Author : Kärstin Bolse; Anna Strömberg; Ingela Johansson; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ICD-implantation; healthcare professional; life situation; organisation of care; experiences; satisfaction; uncertainty; clinical aspects; heart diseases; patient satisfaction; quality of life; health personnel; hjärtsjukdomar; patienttillfredsställelse; livskvalitet; sjukvårdspersonal; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Background: An Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) is a technical device used in the treatment of ventricular arrhythmias. After the implantation of an ICD the entire life situation can be affected with psychological and social consequences for the patient and his/her next of kin. READ MORE