Search for dissertations about: "Patient identification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 317 swedish dissertations containing the words Patient identification.

  1. 1. Sources of preanalytical error in primary health care : implications for patient safety

    Author : Johan Söderberg; Christine Brulin; Ewa Idvall; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; blood specimen collection; haemolysis; medical errors; phlebotomy; preanalytical; primary health care; quality indicators; quality of health care; questionnaires; specimen handling; Clinical chemistry; Klinisk kemi; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Background Venous blood tests constitute an important part in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. However, test results are often viewed as objective values rather than the end result of a complex process. This has clinical importance since most errors arise before the sample reaches the laboratory. READ MORE

  2. 2. The fearful patient in routine dental care

    Author : Carl-Otto Brahm; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dental fear; Dental health professionals; Dentists; Patients; Stress; Attitudes; Experiences; Competence; Treatment strategies; Training; Treatment models; Communication; Pain; Discomfort; Tension; Patient satisfaction;

    Abstract : Background: Managing dental fear is a daily challenge in dental care. The overall aims of this thesis were to study the attitudes of dental health professionals to fearful dental patients, and their skills and strategies when treating these patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Information Security in Distributed Healthcare : Exploring the Needs for Achieving Patient Safety and Patient Privacy

    Author : Rose-Mharie Åhlfeldt; Benkt Wangler; Eva Söderström; Simone Fischer-Hübner; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Computer and systems science; Data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap; Technology;

    Abstract : In healthcare, patient information is a critical factor. The right information at the right time is a necessity in order to provide the best possible care for a patient. Patient information must also be protected from unauthorized access in order to protect patient privacy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspects of retrospective record review : - A matter of patient safety

    Author : Kristina Schildmeijer; Joep Perk; Lena Nilsson; Kristofer Årestedt; Rune Sjödahl; Linnéuniversitetet; []

    Abstract : Background: Health Care is of great value but despite increased efforts to improve patient safety, many patients still suffer harm caused by healthcare, and even more patients have encountered incidents that could have caused harm. Adverse events can be detected by using retrospective record review. READ MORE

  5. 5. Diabetes Mellitus Glucose Prediction by Linear and Bayesian Ensemble Modeling

    Author : Fredrik Ståhl; Institutionen för reglerteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Diabetes; Glucose Prediction; Identification; Ensemble Prediction;

    Abstract : Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic disease of impaired blood glucose control due to degraded or absent bodily-specific insulin production, or utilization. To the affected, this in many cases implies relying on insulin injections and blood glucose measurements, in order to keep the blood glucose level within acceptable limits. READ MORE