Search for dissertations about: "Emergency Department"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 154 swedish dissertations containing the words Emergency Department.

  1. 1. Secure emergency communications of emergency responders : a case study of Kemi municipality in Finland

    Author : Heidi Hartikainen; Erik Borglund; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; emergency management; information security; emergency response; emergency communications; secure communications; Data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Science;

    Abstract : Emergency response is highly time-critical and information dependent: every moment counts and organizations need to access various information that supports their decision making and informs them about the scale and location of the emergency, the damages, and the availability of human and physical resources. This kind information can originate from many different places and the situation can be stressful as there is a need to communicate quickly, reliably and accurately within their own organization, but also inter-organizationally. READ MORE

  2. 2. Emergency Department Triage in Sweden : Occurrence, Validity, Reliability and Registered Nurses' Experiences

    Author : Sara Wireklint; Katarina E Göransson; Carina Elmqvist; Anna Ekwall; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Emergency department; experience; registered nurse; reliability; triage scale; triage system; validity; written scenarios; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim was to explore Emergency Department triage in Swedenthrough a specific focus on the Swedish triage system, RETTS© and RegisteredNurses’ experience of triage.Methods: Study I was a cross-sectional, prospective, national survey. Fiftyone(75%) EDs completed a digital questionnaire about triage and triage relatedwork. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk Prediction at the Emergency Department

    Author : Thomas Olsson; Lars Lind; Andreas Terént; Bengt Widgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; scoring system; mortality; cohort; prospective; Emergency Department; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin;

    Abstract : The severity of illness was scored in a cohort of 11751 non-surgical patients presenting at the Emergency Department (ED) during 12 consecutive months and followed for 4.7 years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Patient Safety in the Emergency Department : Culture, Waiting, and Outcomes of Efficiency and Quality

    Author : Lena Burström; Mats Enlund; Marie-Louise Engström; maaret Castrén; Eldar Søreide; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Emergency department; physician; triage; teamwork; HSOPS; grounded theory; waiting; patient safety; culture; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate patient safety in the emergency department (ED) and to determine whether this varies according to patient safety culture, waiting, and outcomes of efficiency and quality variables.I: Patient safety culture was described in the EDs of two different hospitals before and after a quality improvement project. READ MORE

  5. 5. Registered nurse-led emergency department triage : organisation, allocation of acuity ratings and triage decision making

    Author : Katarina Göransson; Anna Ehrenberg; Margareta Ehnfors; Gun Nordström; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Accuracy; Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale; concordance; decision making; emergency department; patient scenarios; registered nurses; survey; think aloud; triage; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Successful triage is the basis for sound emergency department (ED) care, whereas unsuccessful triage could result in adverse outcomes. ED triage is a rather unexplored area in the Swedish health care system. This thesis contributes to our understanding of this complex nursing task. READ MORE