Search for dissertations about: "Safety precautions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Safety precautions.

  1. 1. Falls in older community-dwelling women and men risk factors and safety strategies. Fall risk awareness, fear of falling, and preferred exercise properties from a gender perspective

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Petra Pohl; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Older people; Community-dwelling; Falls; Fall-related injuries; Fear of falling; ICF; Gender; Exercise preferences; Fall risk awareness; Falls prevention; Safety precautions; Qualitative research;

    Abstract : Background Falls are the leading cause for non-fatal injuries in older community-dwelling people. Compared to men, women fall more often, experience more fall-related injuries, and report fear of falling (FoF) more often. Falls may be prevented with specific exercises, but adherence is often low in long-term. READ MORE

  2. 2. A systemic traffic accident model

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Yu-Hsing Huang; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; trafikolyckor; trafiksäkerhet; traffic safety; traffic accidents; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : Accident models are essential for all efforts in safety engineering. They influence the investigation and analysis of accidents, the assessment of systems and the development of precautions. Looking at accident statistics, the trend for Swedish roads is not pointing towards increased safety. READ MORE

  3. 3. Blood exposure in health care : health care workers' and patients' experiences

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ulla-Britt Lymer; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; blood-exposure; needle-stick; compliance; universal precautions; balancing; quality care; nursing; patients conceptions; grounded theory; phenomenography; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Blood-exposure; quaIity care;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to describe and analyse health care workers' blood-exposure incidents, protective measures, and the motives behind decision making about risks and protective measures. The aim was also to procure knowledge about patients' conceptions about their care, and if precautions taken by the health care workers were included in quaiity care. READ MORE

  4. 4. A multidisciplinary risk assessment of dental restorative materials

    University dissertation from Umeå : Tandteknikerprogrammet

    Author : Anders Tillberg; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dental materials; adverse reactions; Social factors; self-reported health; material safety data sheet; resin-based dental materials; allergy; follow-up study; subgroups; long term prognosis; perceived health; ODONTOLOGY; ODONTOLOGI;

    Abstract : Amalgam has been used as a dental restorative material for centuries, but its potential health effects and biopersistance has lead to a decreased use especially in the Nordic countries. New materials have been introduced, partly to replace the mercury containing amalgam and partly because of esthetical reasons. READ MORE

  5. 5. Facilitation of recovery after ischaemic stroke : Early dexamphetamine and physiotherapy treatment

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

    Author : Louise Martinsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stroke; cerebral infarct; dexamphetamine; physiotherapy; recovery; safety; efficacy; pharmacokinetics; meta-analysis;

    Abstract : Purpose: The overall aims of the thesis were to investigate the safety, efficacy, and pharmacokinetics of dexamphetamine (d-amph) after cerebral infarct, and the effects of different amounts of physiotherapy in combination with d-amph on recovery, early after cerebral infarct in patients with severe stroke. Patients and methods: The thesis is based on three studies on patients in the department of Neurology, Karolinska Hospital, Sweden, and on one meta-analysis based on data collected from previously published studies. READ MORE