Search for dissertations about: "Postoperative infection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 swedish dissertations containing the words Postoperative infection.

  1. 1. Wound Infection Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery : Risk Factors and the Experiences of Patients

    Author : Christine Leo Swenne; Marianne Carlsson; Christina Lindholm; Jan Borowiec; Annika Ekbom Schnell; Hans Rutberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Caring sciences; coronary artery bypass graft; surgical wound infection; infection control; risk factor; blood glucose; postoperative; Saphenous vein harvesting; wound evaluation scale; mediastinitis; psychology; quality of life; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The primary aim was to register the incidence of surgical wound infections (SWI) in sternotomy and leg incisions and potential risk factors for SWI following coronary artery by-pass graft (CAGB) procedures. Patients’ perspectives of SWI and the subsequent treatment were also considered. Risk factors were registered for 374 patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies on the complications and prediction of mortality after hip fracture surgery

    Author : Carl Mellner; Sebastian Mukka; Per Morberg; Olof Sköldenberg; Björn Knutsson; Lasse Lapidus; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hip fracture; femoral neck fracture; treatment; total hip arthroplasty; hemiarthroplasty; internal fixation; outcome; infection; periprosthetic joint infection; mortality;

    Abstract : An elderly patient who sustains a hip fracture has increased morbidity and mortality. Scandinavia presents the highest incidence annually of hip fractures worldwide. Femoral neck fracture (FNF) of the hip accounts for 50% of all hip fractures in geriatric patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Predicting postoperative pain. Clinical and genetic studies of relationships between pain sensitivity and pain after surgery

    Author : Anna KM Persson; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; []
    Keywords : Elektrisk smärttröskel; genetik och smärta; smärtprediktion; postoperativ smärta; VAS; smärtkänslighet; smärta efter kirurgi; nålsättning; Perifer kateterisering; Electrical pain threshold; prediction of postoperative pain; pain genetics; pain prediction; postoperative pain; venous cannulation; gender and pain; VCP;

    Abstract : Many patients experience pain after surgery. Postoperative pain may lead to delayed mobilization, persisting pain, and psychosocial distress. Others are given excessive analgesic doses and experience side effects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tonsil Surgery, studies on surgical methods and postoperative haemorrhage

    Author : Erik Odhagen; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Post-tonsillectomy haemorrhage; Quality improvement project; Tonsillectomy; Tonsillotomy; Reoperation; Postoperative morbidity;

    Abstract : Tonsil surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures in the world, with about 13,500 operations performed annually in Sweden. Sleep-disordered breathing in children and infection-related problems are the two most common indications. READ MORE

  5. 5. The infected knee arthroplasty

    Author : Anna Stefansdottir; Lund Ortopedi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; outcome; revision knee arthroplasty; microbiology; Primary knee arthroplasty; infection; predictive factors; antibiotic prophylaxis;

    Abstract : The Swedish Knee Arthroplasty Register (SKAR) was used to identify 478 cases that underwent a first-time revision with exchange or removal of the prosthesis due to infection during the years 1986–2000. 30% of the infections were diagnosed within 3 months from primary operation and two-thirds were diagnosed within 2 years. READ MORE