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

    Author : Janet Mattsson; Maria Arman; Maria Forsner; Maaret Castrén; Maja Söderbäck; Karin Enskär; Mats Eriksson; Berit Lindahl; Stockholm Södersjukhuset; Karolinska Institutet Department of Clinical Science and Education; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing care; clinical judgment; pain; non-verbal children; PICU; caring culture; parental perspectives; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Nursing care;

    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

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

    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

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

    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. Inter-hospital transports of critically ill children

    Author : Tova Hannegård Hamrin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : There is an increasing need for inter-hospital transports of seriously ill children as a result of centralization of intensive care for children to dedicated pediatric intensive care units (PICU). This thesis has explored the short-and long-term outcomes of critically ill children after trans- port by a specialized pediatric transport team to a PICU. READ MORE

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

    Author : Martin Salzmann-Erikson; Henrik Eriksson; Ann-Britt Ivarsson; Kim Lützén; Ingela Skärsäter; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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