Search for dissertations about: "INFECTION CONTROL IN HOSPITAL"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 70 swedish dissertations containing the words INFECTION CONTROL IN HOSPITAL.

  1. 1. Continuous Finding Problems and Implementing Solutions in Health Care-Associated Infections : The Role of Infection Preventionists

    Author : Luís Fernando Irgang dos Santos; Magnus Holmén; Gerson Tontini; Fábio Gama; James Barlow; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health Care-Associated Infections; Infection Prevention and Control; Infection Preventionists; Problem-Finding and Problem-Solving Perspective; Implementation of Changes;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis aims to understand how infection preventionists (IPs) continuously find problems and implement solutions related to health care-associated infections (HAIs) in hospital settings.HAIs are infections acquired by patients during the process of care and are among the main causes of deaths worldwide. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enterobacteriaceae Producing Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases : Aspects of Detection, Epidemiology and Control

    Author : Birgitta Lytsy; Åsa Melhus; Dan Andersson; Håkan Hanberger; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase; ESBL; pulse-field gel elctrophoresis; typing methods; infection control; typningsmetoder; vårdhygien; Bacteriology; Bakteriologi; Clinical Bacteriology; Klinisk bakteriologi;

    Abstract : Enterobacteriaceae belong to the normal enteric flora in humans and may cause infections. Escherichia coli is the leading urinary tract pathogen with septicaemic potential, whereas Klebsiella pneumoniae causes opportunistic infections and often outbreaks in hospital settings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Epidemiology of viral respiratory infections with focus on in-hospital influenza transmission

    Author : Martina Sansone; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; influenza; rhinovirus; infection-control; hospital outbreak; nosocomial; phylogeny; polymerase chain reaction; viral transmission; whole-genome sequencing; system dynamics;

    Abstract : Human Rhinoviruses (HRV) and influenza viruses are respiratory pathogens which represent a major global disease burden. Healthcare-associated infections (HCAI) are increasingly recognized as a public health concern, but limited data has been published on the characteristics and epidemiology of HCAI caused by respiratory viruses. READ MORE

  4. 4. MRSA and other resistant bacteria : prevalence, patient and staff experiences, wounds and infection control

    Author : Helene Andersson; Bjöörn Fossum; Christina Lindholm; Mats Kalin; Eva Johansson; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MRSA; VRE; ESBL; Colonization; Infection control; Wound; Patient experiences; Staff experiences; Nursing care; Qualitative interview; Qualitative content analysis; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MRSA;

    Abstract : Antibiotic resistance has become a major and serious global problem in healthcare. Limited treatment options for infections caused by these organisms can lead to increased morbidity and mortality. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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