Search for dissertations about: "Catheters"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 swedish dissertations containing the word Catheters.

  1. 1. Microbial biofilms on peritoneal dialysis catheters

    Author : Maria Pihl; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Peritoneal dialysis; Biofilm;

    Abstract : Då njurarna slutar fungera produceras ingen urin, och avfallsprodukterna stannar kvar i blodet. Detta tillstånd kallas uremi (”urin i blodet”) och leder till döden om det inte behandlas. Det finns två artificiella sätt att rena blodet på, hemodialys och peritonealdialys. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reducing injection pain in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes : Studies on indwelling catheters and injection needles

    Author : Ragnar Hanås; Johnny Ludvigsson; Thomas Danne; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Insulin injections can be painful for many children, especially when using multiple daily injections. To reduce this procedural pain we in 1985 designed ao indwelling catheter for subcutaneous use when injecting insulin. This catheter has been well accepted by our patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Peripheral venous catheters : Quality of care assessment

    Author : Margary Ahlqvist; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : About half of the patients admitted to hospitals receive intravenous therapy through peripheral venous catheters (PVCs). Unfortunately, the use of PVCs is associated with the risk of complications that may lead to increased morbidity and prolonged hospitalisation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Preventing Infections Related to Central Venous and Arterial Catheters

    Author : Fredrik Hammarskjöld; Bo-Eric Malmvall; Sören Berg; Håkan Hanberger; Bengt Gårdlund; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : Central venous catheters (CVCs) are indispensable in modern medical practice. Serious complications associated with CVC use include catheter-related infection (CRI) and catheter related-bloodstream infection (CRBSI) both of which contribute to morbidity, mortality and healthcare costs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Characterization of Escherichia coli colonizing the gastrointestinal tract and urinary tract catheters

    Author : Xiaoda Wang; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Commensal and pathogenic bacteria express biofilm behaviour which is thought to alter bacteria-host interactions and contribute to colonization and persistence. In the current thesis, the epidemiology of biofilm formation in gastrointestinal commensal Escherichia coli and E. coli isolated from urinary catheters is described. READ MORE