Search for dissertations about: "Johan Herlitz"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Johan Herlitz.

  1. 1. Bedömning och begränsning av hjärtinfarktens storlek en interventionsstudie med Metoprolol

    Author : Johan Herlitz; []
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  2. 2. When time matters : Patients’ and spouses’ experiences of suspected acute myocardial infarction in the pre-hospital phase

    Author : Ingela Johansson; Eva Swahn; Johan Herlitz; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; acute coronary syndrome; acute myocardial infarction; pre-hospital phase; symptom interpretation; decision-making; spouses; patient delay; ambulance utalisation; Cardiology; Kardiologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe patients’ and spouses’ experiences of suspected acute myocardial infarction in the pre-hospital phase. A descriptive survey study was conducted to identify various factors influencing patient delay in 381 patients with suspected myocardial infarction hospitalised at a Coronary Care Unit (I) and ambulance utilisation among 110 myocardial infarction patients (II). READ MORE

  3. 3. In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest : A Study of Education in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and its Effects on Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes among Healthcare Professionals and Survival of In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Patients

    Author : Marie-Louise Södersved Källestedt; Mats Enlund; Johan Herlitz; Jerzy Leppert; Eldar Søreide; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : cardiac arrest; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; in-hospital; healthcare professionals; education; multiple-choice questions; hjärtstopp; hjärt-lungräddning; sjukhus; sjukvårds¬personal; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : This thesis investigated whether out­come after in-hospital cardiac arrest patients could be improved by a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) educational intervention focusing on all hospital healthcare professionals. Annually in Sweden, approximately 3000 in-hospital patients suffer a cardiac arrest in which CPR is attempted, and which 900 will survive. READ MORE

  4. 4. Diabetes mellitus and related glucometabolic disturbances in acute myocardial infarction : Diagnosis, prevalence and prognostic implications

    Author : Åke Tenerz; Jerzy Leppert; Christian Berne; Klas Malmberg; Göran Nilsson; Johan Herlitz; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; Diabetes mellitus; impaired glucose tolerance; insulin resistance; prevalence; diagnosis; oral glucose tolerance test; acute myocardial infarction; prognosis; Medicin; Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : In patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is a major cause of death. We have studied two populations with respect to the relationship between DM or related glucometabolic disturbances and AMI. READ MORE

  5. 5. The initial phase of an acute coronary syndrome : symptoms, patients' response to symptoms and opportunity to reduce time to seek care and to increase ambulance use

    Author : Marie Thuresson; Johan Herlitz; Kurt Boman; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acute coronary syndrome; pre-hospital delay; ambulance use; symptoms; decision making; Medicin; Medicine; Cardiology; Kardiologi;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to describe the initial phase of an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in overall terms from a national perspective and to evaluate the impact of an information campaign designed to inform the public about how to act when suspecting an ACS. A total of 1939 patients at 11 hospitals in Swedenwith diagnosed ACS and symptom onset outside hospital completed a questionnaire(I-IV). READ MORE