Search for dissertations about: "HAND HYGIENE"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words HAND HYGIENE.

  1. 1. Adherence to hygiene routines in community care : the perspective of medically responsible nurses in Sweden

    Author : Marianne Lindh; Inger Holmström; Barbro Wadensten; Ersta Sköndal högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hygiene; Hygiene routines; Community care; Medically responsible nurse;

    Abstract : Care for the elderly in Sweden is a community responsibility and one of the future challenges for municipality care is infection control. Medically Responsible Nurses (MRNs) and Registered Nurses (RNs) have an important role in keeping a high hygiene standard in community care. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hygiene at CT and MRI

    Author : Charlotte Palmqvist; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Preventing the spread of infections is a constant battle against microorganisms. Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) with multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria are a global problem today and causes suffering for patients and have high costs for society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Saving the child : regional, cultural and social aspects of the infant mortality decline in Iceland, 1770-1920

    Author : ӓlöf Garðarsdóttir; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; infant mortality; neonatal mortality; breastfeeding; infant feeding; midwives; physicians; hygiene; neonatal tetanus; measles; fertility; literacy; history of medicine; Iceland;

    Abstract : The dissertation deals with the infant mortality decline in Iceland during the 19th and early 20th Century. It shows that despite its low degree of urbanization, pre-transitional Iceland displayed higher infant mortality rates than most other European countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hand eczema and contact allergy in healthcare work

    Author : Nils Hamnerius; Yrkes- och miljödermatologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; occupational dermatitis; healthcare worker; hand eczema; allergic contact dermatitis; rubber additives; diphenylguanidine; medical gloves;

    Abstract : Hand eczema is common in healthcare workers. Besides wet work, healthcare work also implies exposure to contact allergens. Occupational hand exposures have changed in recent years owing to implementation of hand hygiene procedures including an increased use of medical gloves. READ MORE

  5. 5. Why poor children stay sick : Water sanitation hygiene and child health in rural Malawi

    Author : Per Lindskog; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The impact of an improved method of drinking water supply upon child health was evaluated in a rural area in southern Malawi. A prospective cohort srudy was made before and after the intervention with a gravityfed,piped water and a sanitation and health education programme using intervention and comparison groups. READ MORE