Search for dissertations about: "Ewa Idvall"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Ewa Idvall.

  1. 1. Development of Strategic and Clinical Quality : Indicators in Postoperative Pain Management

    Author : Ewa Idvall; Elisabeth Hamrin; Fannie Gaston-Johansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : quality indicators; health care; pain; postoperative; focus; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to identify important aspects of surgical nursing care, designing strategic and clinical quality indicators in postoperative pain management, investigate content validity, develop and evaluate psychometric properties of an instrument to measure the indicators, test the applicability of the instrument and investigate patient and nurse assessment.To identify the important aspects of nursing care which might impact on quality of care in surgical wards, it was conducted 4 focus group interviews with clinical nurses (n=20). READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategic and clinical quality indicators in surgical nursing care

    Author : Ewa Idvall; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : quality assurance; health care; quality indicators; nursing care; focus groups; pain; postoperative; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The general aim of this study was to identify strategic and clinical quality indicators in surgical nursing care. The methods used were a literature review, focus group interviews and a survey with a questionnaire. READ MORE

  3. 3. Postoperative recovery : development of a multi-dimensional questionnaire for assessment of Recovery

    Author : Renée Allvin; Ewa Idvall; Christine Brulin; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Concept analysis; experiences; postoperative recovery; questionnaire; recovery profile; reliability; validity; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to present a multi-dimensional instrument for self-assessment of progress in postoperative recovery. The author employs different research paradigms and methodologies to achieve this aim. Walker and Avant’s approach to concept analysis was used to examine the basic elements of postoperative recovery (Study I). READ MORE

  4. 4. Practice-based Improvements in Healthcare

    Author : Ann-Christine Andersson; Mattias Elg; Ewa Idvall; Kent-Inge Perseius; Jesper Olsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : A central problem for the healthcare sector today is how to manage change and improvements. In recent decades the county councils in Sweden have started various improvement initiatives and programs in order to improve their healthcare services. READ MORE

  5. 5. Quality Improvement in Healthcare : Experiences from a Swedish County Council Initiative

    Author : Ann-Christine Andersson; Elg Mattias; Ewa Idvall; Perseius Kent-Inge; Rickard Garvare; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Improvement work; Swedish healthcare organizations; Quality of Healthcare; Quality Management; Förbättringsarbete; Kvalitetsutveckling; Svensk hälso- och sjukvårdsorganisation;

    Abstract : Quality improvement (QI) has become an important issue in healthcare settings. A central question for many healthcare systems is how to manage improvement initiatives adequately. All county councils and regions managing healthcare in Sweden have started to work with QI at an organizational system level, to varied extents. READ MORE