Search for dissertations about: "PICU"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the word PICU.

  1. 1. Uncovering pain and caring for children in the pediatric intensive care unit : nurses’ clinical approach and parent’s perspective

    University dissertation from Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Janet Mattsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing care; clinical judgment; pain; non-verbal children; PICU; caring culture; parental perspectives;

    Abstract : Background: The thesis has a standpoint in a synthesis of caring science and educationscience from a clinical perspective. Children in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) are in an exposed position, dependent on nurses to acknowledge their needs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Paediatric intensive care in Sweden : an epidemiological survey focusing on diagnostic panorama, outcome and factors influencing long-term mortality

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital

    Author : Håkan Kalzen; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: In the 1990´s, studies of paediatric intensive care around the world had shown better outcome for children treated in PICUs compared to adult ICUs (AICU). In Sweden no nationwide data on children needing ICU care was present. READ MORE

  3. 3. Paediatric intensive care in Sweden. : I Mechanical ventilation and central haemodynamics. II Outcome of paediatric intensive care with special reference to respiratory failure

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

    Author : Ninna Gullberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The ABC of acute care is to maintain Airway, Breathing and Circulation or oxygen delivery, which depends on the product of cardiac output (CO) and oxygenation. Thus knowledge of how different modes of mechanical ventilation affect central haemodynamics is essential. READ MORE

  4. 4. Caring in intensive psychiatry : rhythm and movements in a culture of stability

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Martin Salzmann-Erikson; Örebro universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acute psychiatric care; concept analysis; critical incident technique; ethnography; intensive psychiatry; nursing staff; psychiatric care; psychiatric hospitals; psychiatric nursing; Caring Sciences w. Medical Focus; Omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to describe and explore the concept of caring in intensive psychiatry. An initial inventory was made of nursing care activities in a PICU, based on an analysis of critical incidents. This inventory resulted in four categories: supporting, protecting and use of the structured environment (Study I). READ MORE

  5. 5. Violence prevention and management in acute psychiatric care: aspects of nursing practice

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Anna Björkdahl; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Aim: The general aim of this thesis was to explore and evaluate different aspects of nursing practice in relation to prediction, prevention and management of patient violence in acute psychiatric care. The specific aims were: to evaluate the short-term predictive capacity of the violence risk assessment instrument Brøset Violence Checklist (BVC) when used by nurses in a psychiatric intensive care unit (study I), to compare the occurrences of coercive interventions and violence-related staff injuries before and after a two-year nursing development and violence prevention intervention (study II), to describe aspects of the caring approaches used by nurses in acute psychiatric intensive care units (study III) and finally (in study IV) to test the hypothesis that staff training according to the ‘Bergen model’ has a significant positive influence on the violence prevention and management climate in psychiatric inpatient wards, as perceived by patients and staff. READ MORE