Search for dissertations about: "MEDICINE Surgery Anaesthetics and intensive care Intensive care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the words MEDICINE Surgery Anaesthetics and intensive care Intensive care.

  1. 1. Effects of anesthesia on esophageal sphincters in obese patients

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Alex de León; Örebro universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lower esophageal sphincter; upper esophageal sphincter; barrier pressure; obesity; high-resolution solid-state manometry; anesthesia; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery Anaesthetics and intensive care Anaesthetics; MEDICIN Kirurgi Anestesiologi och intensivvård Anestesiologi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Anaesthesiology; Anestesiologi;

    Abstract : The lower esophageal sphincter (LES) and the upper esophageal sphincter (UES) play a central role in preventing regurgitation and aspiration. The aim of this thesis was to evaluate the UES, LES, esophageal (E) and barrier (Br) pressures (P) using high resolution solid state manometry (HRSM). READ MORE

  2. 2. Energy Balance out of Balance after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karolina Krakau; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Energy expenditure; Traumatic brain injury; Metabolism; Nutrition; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Nutrition; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Näringslära; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Neurosurgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Neurokirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery Anaesthetics and intensive care Intensive care; MEDICIN Kirurgi Anestesiologi och intensivvård Intensivvård; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; Nutrition; Nutrition; Neurokirurgi; Neurosurgery; Rehabilitation Medicine; Rehabiliteringsmedicin; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care; Omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences in Medical Sciences;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the research presented here was to expand the knowledge on metabolic course and nutritional outcome in patients with severe traumatic brain injury and to analyze the use and accuracy of different methods of assessment.Study I, a systematic review of 30 articles demonstrated consistent data on increased metabolic rate, of catabolism and of upper gastrointestinal intolerance in the majority of the patients during early post injury period. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effects of anasthesia on esophageal sphincters

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Rebecca Ahlstrand; Örebro universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lower esophageal shincter; Upper esophageal sphincter; Barrier pressure; Manometry; Propofol; Remifentanil; Alfentanil; Rocuronium; Cricoid pressure; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery Anaesthetics and intensive care Anaesthetics; MEDICIN Kirurgi Anestesiologi och intensivvård Anestesiologi; Anaesthesiology; Anestesiologi;

    Abstract : The esophageal sphincters constitute the anatomical protection against pulmonary aspiration. The aim of this thesis was to study the esophageal sphincters and how they are affected by different components of emergency anesthesia using high-resolution solid-state manometry.The effect of propofol (0. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modern inhalation agents and effects of anaesthesia equipment during low-flow anaesthesia

    University dissertation from Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Lund

    Author : Anders Johansson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anestesiologi; intensive care; intensivvård; Anaesthesiology; humidity and temperature; heat and moisture exchanger; isoflurane; desflurane; sevoflurane; anaesthetics volatile; carbon dioxide absorber; Low-flow; re-breathing circle circuit;

    Abstract : Volatile agents are economically and ecologically acceptable only when administered via low-flow systems. However, sevoflurane degrades during low-flow anaesthesia to compound A, and a high carbon dioxide absorber temperature increases this degradation. READ MORE

  5. 5. The circle of strength and power Experiences of empowerment in intensive care

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ingrid Wåhlin; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Empowerment; Critical care; Experiences; Relationships; Work satisfaction; Patient; Family; Nurse; Physician; Comparison; Atmosphere; Quality of care; Interview; MEDICINE Surgery Anaesthetics and intensive care Intensive care; MEDICIN Kirurgi Anestesiologi och intensivvård Intensivvård;

    Abstract : Patients and next of kin in intensive care often experience powerlessness, anxiety and distress and intensive care staff are repeatedly exposed to traumatic situations and demanding events. Empowerment has been described as a process of overcoming a sense of powerlessness and a model through which people may develop a sense of inner strength through connections with others. READ MORE