Search for dissertations about: "acute pain services"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words acute pain services.

  1. 1. Postoperative pain management : Nurse perspectives on acute pain services

    University dissertation from Göteborgs Universitet

    Author : Margareta Warrén-Stomberg; Högskolan i Skövde.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Medical sciences; Medicin; postoperative pain management; postoperative pain assessment; postoperative pain documentation; VAS; nurse anaesthetist; acute pain services; Postoperative pain management; -assessment; -documentation; VAS; nurse anaesthetist; acute pain services.;

    Abstract : Postoperative pain management (POPM) has remained an area of concern despite major efforts to improve pain assessment and management by the introduction of specified guidelines, advanced techniques for pain alleviation, and education of staff members. Different nurse specialists are involved in the perioperative care of surgical patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. When time matters Patients’ and spouses’ experiences of suspected acute myocardial infarction in the pre-hospital phase

    University dissertation from Institutionen för medicin och vård

    Author : Ingela Johansson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; acute coronary syndrome; acute myocardial infarction; pre-hospital phase; symptom interpretation; decision-making; spouses; patient delay; ambulance utalisation; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Cardiology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Kardiologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe patients’ and spouses’ experiences of suspected acute myocardial infarction in the pre-hospital phase. A descriptive survey study was conducted to identify various factors influencing patient delay in 381 patients with suspected myocardial infarction hospitalised at a Coronary Care Unit (I) and ambulance utilisation among 110 myocardial infarction patients (II). READ MORE

  3. 3. In-hospital bed occupancy and the emergency department - effects on decisions about the level of care

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Mathias Blom; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; emergency department overcrowding; access block; inpatient admission; unplanned 72h revisits;

    Abstract : Background: Emergency Department (ED) overcrowding occurs when the need for ED services outstrips available resources. Causes have been divided into input, throughput, and output factors, of which the last appear to be the most influential. READ MORE

  4. 4. Childhood CNS tumours : Health and functional outcomes in adult survivors, and follow-up needs of patients and parents

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Women's and Children's Health

    Author : Emma Hovén; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Childhood CNS tumours; adult survivors; health-related late effects; functional disability; long-term follow up; parental distress; persistent family impact;

    Abstract : Childhood central nervous system (CNS) tumour patients represent a high-risk population regarding tumour- and treatment-related late effects. The overall purpose of the present thesis was to gain increased knowledge about the long-term consequences for survivors and their parents after a CNS tumour diagnosis in childhood. READ MORE