Search for dissertations about: "Erik Ward"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Erik Ward.

  1. 1. Models Supporting Trajectory Planning in Autonomous Vehicles

    Author : Erik Ward; John Folkesson; Jonas Sjöberg; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Autonomous vehicles; planning; modeling; Datalogi; Computer Science;

    Abstract : Autonomous vehicles have the potential to drastically improve the safety, efficiency and cost of transportation. Instead of a driver, an autonomous vehicle is controlled by an algorithm, offering improved consistency and the potential to eliminate human error from driving: by far the most common cause of accidents. READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiology of Enterococci with Acquired Resistance to Antibiotics in Sweden : Special emphasis on Ampicillin and Vancomycin

    Author : Erik Torell; Mats Kallin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Communicable diseases; Antimicrobial resistance; enterococci; epidemiology in Sweden; intra-hospital spread; shedding; risk-factors; infection; colonization; virulence factors; ARE; VRE; Php; PFGE; esp; gyrA; parC; Infektionssjukdomar; Infectious diseases; Infektionssjukdomar; infektionssjukdomar; Infectious Diseases;

    Abstract : The first hospital outbreak of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) and carriage rates of VRE and ampicillin-resistant enterococci (ARE) in Sweden were investigated. Clonal relationships and mutations in fluoroquinolone resistance determining regions among ARE collected nation-wide were studied. READ MORE

  3. 3. Audiologic and cognitive long-term sequelae from closed head injury

    Author : Per-Olof Bergemalm; Erik Borg; Tapani Jauhiainen; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of medicine; Closed head injury; CHI; sensorineural hearing loss; SNHL; cognition; TIPS; tinnitus; vertigo; memory; quality of life; QOL; Gothenburg profile; Medicinhistoria; History of medicine; Medicinens historia; Medicinsk handikappvetenskap; Medical Disability Research;

    Abstract : Objectives – Head injury is an important health problem all over the world. Previous studies have shown that peripheral hearing impairment (HI) is a common sequel of closed head injury (CHI), but in most cases it will subside within the first posttraumatic months. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ethical values in caring encounters from elderly patients’ and next of kin´s perspective

    Author : Lise-Lotte Jonasson; Carina Berterö; Per-Erik Liss; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Ethics; ethical values; geriatric wards; grounded theory; next of kin; nursing care; nursing ethics; qualitative methods; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; ethics;

    Abstract : The welfare of the elderly population is one of the most important goals of the public health services. At macro level the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare state that the premier goal is for elderly people to have dignified and comfortable lives. They should have a life with a sense of value and feel confident. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing Variable Patient Flows at Hospitals

    Author : Olle Olsson; Håkan Aronsson; Erik Sandberg; Mats Abrahamsson; Pamela Mazzocata; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Healthcare is a large industry faced with major challenges, such as decreasing inpatient bed numbers and increases in the share of elderly people, which require improved efficiency and effectiveness. The organisation of hospitals normally comprises highly specialised clinical departments, through which patient flows are managed. READ MORE