Search for dissertations about: "Surgical site infection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words Surgical site infection.

  1. 1. Safeguarding from surgical site infections : A mutual responsibility between the patient, caregiver and the perioperative healthcare leaders

    Author : Maria Qvistgaard; Sofia Almerud Österberg; Peller Gustafson; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : Operating Room; Perioperative care; Prevention; Qualitative content analysis; Reflective lifeworld research; Surgical site infection; Operating room nurse; Teamwork; Health and Caring Sciences; Hälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis is to describe and explore preventive measuresand risks for surgical site infections.Methods: Study I, a registry based and observational design study, includes 35 056cases analysed for risks for reoperation caused by periprosthetic joint infection afterelective total hip arthroplasty. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prevention of surgical wound complications after peripheral vascular surgery

    Author : Julien Hasselmann; Vaskulära sjukdomar - kliniska studier; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgical Wound Complication : surgery; Vascular Surgery; surgical site infection; Negative Pressure Wound Therapy NPWT ; antibiotic prophylaxis; Classification;

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  3. 3. Swedish operating room nurses preventive interventions to reduce bacterial growth, surgical site infections, and increase comfort in patients undergoing surgery

    Author : Camilla Wistrand; Ulrica Nilsson; Bo Söderquist; Karin Falk-Brynhildsen; Tor Monsen; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; skin disinfection; patient experience; skin temperature; intra-operative; surgical site infection; bacterial growth; recolonization;

    Abstract : Surgical site infection is a major postoperative complication that causes patient suffering and is costly for society. The general aim of this thesis was to test and describe interventions performed by operating room (OR) nurses to prevent bacterial growth in surgical patients, with the intent to prevent surgical site infections (SSIs) whilst increase patients comfort. READ MORE

  4. 4. A new generation of hospital operating room ventilation

    Author : Parastoo Sadeghian; Sasan Sadrizadeh; Catherine Noakes; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Ventilation systems; bacteria-carrying particles; airflow behaviour; operating room; computational fluid dynamics; surgical site infection; Ventilationssystem; bakteriebärande partiklar; luftflödesbeteende; operationsrum; numerisk strömningsmekanik; kirurgirelaterad infektion; Strömnings- och klimatteori; Fluid and Climate Theory;

    Abstract : Surgical site infection is responsible for 38 percent of reported infections after surgery. This infection increases mortality and treatment costs, and prolongs the hospitalization of patients. READ MORE

  5. 5. Design of Hospital Operating Room Ventilation using Computational Fluid Dynamics

    Author : Sasan Sadrizadeh; Sture Holmberg; Christian Poelma; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Computational Fluid Dynamics CFD ; Ventilation System; Hospital Operating Room; Bacteria Carrying Particle; Surgical Site Infection; Colony Forming Unit; Airborne Particle Control; Air Quality; Thermal Comfort; Active-Passive Air Sampling methods; Computational Fluid Dynamics CFD ; ventilationssystem; operationssal på sjukhus; bakteriebärande partikel; infektion i samband med operation; kolonibildande enhet; kontroll av luftburna partiklar; luftkvalitet; termisk komfort; aktiva-passiva provtagningsmetoder för luft; Teknisk mekanik; Engineering Mechanics;

    Abstract : The history of surgery is nearly as old as the human race. Control of wound infection has always been an essential part of any surgical procedure, and is still an important challenge in hospital operating rooms today. For patients undergoing surgery there is always a risk that they will develop some kind of postoperative complication. READ MORE