Search for dissertations about: "Patient safety and quality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 142 swedish dissertations containing the words Patient safety and quality.

  1. 1. Communication and Patient Safety : Transfer of information between healthcare personnel in anaesthetic clinics

    Author : Maria Randmaa; Maria Engström; Gunilla Mårtensson; Christine Leo Swenne; Hans Rutberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; anaesthesiologist; anaesthetic clinic; communication; handover; incident reports; information transfer; interruption; memory; nurse; operating theatre; patient safety; post-anaesthesia care unit; safety attitudes; SBAR; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Communication errors are frequent during the perioperative period and cause clinical incidents and adverse events. The overall aim of the thesis was to study communication – the transfer of information, especially the postoperative handover – between healthcare personnel in an anaesthetic clinic and the effects of using the communication tool SBAR (Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation) from a patient safety perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patient Safety in the Emergency Department : Culture, Waiting, and Outcomes of Efficiency and Quality

    Author : Lena Burström; Mats Enlund; Marie-Louise Engström; maaret Castrén; Eldar Søreide; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Emergency department; physician; triage; teamwork; HSOPS; grounded theory; waiting; patient safety; culture; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate patient safety in the emergency department (ED) and to determine whether this varies according to patient safety culture, waiting, and outcomes of efficiency and quality variables.I: Patient safety culture was described in the EDs of two different hospitals before and after a quality improvement project. READ MORE

  3. 3. National Telephone Advice Nursing in Sweden : Patient Safety and Communication

    Author : Annica Ernesäter; Inger Holmström; Ulrika Winblad; Maria Engström; Hilde Eide; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate patient safety and communication within national telephone advice nursing (SHD) in Sweden. Four empirical studies with different perspectives were conducted. READ MORE

  4. 4. Work technique in lifting and patient transfer tasks

    Author : Katarina Kjellberg; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : age; biomechanics; gender; lifting; low back disorders; methods; observations; nurses; patient comfort; patient handling; patient; safety; work technique;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore and develop methods for describing, analysing and assessing work technique in lifting and patient transfer tasks, and to study how the work technique is related to personal factors and aspects of patient quality and safety. The focus was on work technique features with implications for musculoskeletal load and for the development of musculoskeletal disorders. READ MORE

  5. 5. Experiences and outcomes of systematic preventive work to reduce malnutrition, falls and pressure ulcers in nursing home residents

    Author : Christina Lannering; Marie Ernsth-Bravell; Linda Johansson; Ann-Christine Andersson; Elisabeth Rydwik; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing homes; prevention; malnutrition; falls; pressure ulcers; patient safety; assessments; quality registers; quality of care;

    Abstract : Background: Older people living in nursing homes are at a high risk of becoming malnourished, falling and developing pressure ulcers. In Sweden the national quality registry Senior Alert was developed to support prevention in these areas. READ MORE