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  1. 1. Children living with Home Mechanical Ventilation The everyday life experiences of the children, their siblings, parents and personal care assistants

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Åsa Israelsson-Skogsberg; Carina Sparud-Lundin; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Home Mechanical Ventilation; children; siblings; parents; family; personal care assistants; health; family functioning; everyday life; Människan i vården; Människan i vården;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to explore the everyday life experiences of living with Home Mechanical Ventilation (HMV) from the perspective of the children and their siblings, parents and personal care assistants.Methods: Study I describes the experiences of personal care assistants (PCA) working with a ventilator-assisted person at home, based on qualitative content analysis according to Elo and Kyngäs (2008), of 15 semi-structured interviews. READ MORE

  2. 2. A room designed for caring Experiences from an evidence-based designed intensive care environment

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Fredrika Sundberg; Maria Henricson; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intensive care units; critical care; caring; hospital design and construction; evidence-based facility design; built environment; health facility environment; patient rooms; critical illness; patients; family; nurses; Människan i vården; Människan i vården;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this doctoral thesis was to examine and evaluate if and how an intensive care unit (ICU) room, which had been designed using the principles of evidence-based design (EBD), impacted the safety, wellbeing and caring for patients, their family members and staff.Methods: Paper I explored the nursing staff experiences of working in an EBD intensive care patient room through 13 interviews that were analysed by qualitative content analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tactile touch in intensive care : Nurses' preparation, patients' experiences and the effects on stress parameters

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås och Karlstads Universitet

    Author : Maria Henricson; Kerstin Segesten; Anna-Lena Berglund; Sylvia Määttä; Bengt Fridlund; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; complementary method; stress; oxytocin; lifeworld research;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to acquire knowledge about whether tactile touch as a complementary method can (i) promote comfort and (ii) reduce stress reactions during care in an intensive care unit (ICU) Method: In Paper I, five nurses with a touch therapist training were interviewed about their experiences of preparation before giving tactile touch in an ICU. To analyse the meaning of preparation as a phenomenon, Giorgi’s descriptive phenomenological approach was used. READ MORE

  4. 4. Eco-Technologies for Immobilizing Redox Enzymes on Conductive Textiles, for Sustainable Development

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås

    Author : May Kahoush; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Eco-technology; Carbon felts; PEDOT:PSS; Glucose oxidase immobilization; Cold remote plasma; Genipin.; 生态技术;碳毡; PEDOT:PSS;葡萄糖氧化酶固定化;低温等离子远程处理技 术;京尼平; Eco-technologie; nontissés de carbone; PEDOT: PSS; immobilisation de glucose oxydase; plasma froid; génipine; Ekoteknik; karbonfilt; PEDOT: PSS; immobilisering av glukosoxidas; kall fjärrplasma; genipin.; Textil och mode generell ; Textiles and Fashion General ;

    Abstract : Enzyme immobilization on electrically conductive supports is necessary to improve their bioactivity and stability, for use and re-use in applications depending on bio-electrochemical response, such as in bioelectrodes, biosensors, or biofuel cells. However, the immobilization methods used are still facing many challenges in terms of health hazards and high environmental impact. READ MORE

  5. 5. Redesigning Together Relearning Roles and the Value of Materials in the Overproduction of Fashion

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Amanda Curtis; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; community of practice; do-it-yourself; do-it-together; participatory design; social production; sustainable fashion; value creation; Textil och mode generell ; Textiles and Fashion General ;

    Abstract : What could cause greater upheaval in any system of trade than the consumer becoming the producer? Even though there is a vast amount of information concerning the negative environmental and social impact that the overproduction of fashion contributes to, the industry still manages to attract and make more people into consumers as they are playing on the human need and desire for renewal. The purpose of this study is to learn more about collaborative approaches on a grassroots level that could contribute to reducing the growing mountain of second-hand garments created by this overproduction. READ MORE