Search for dissertations about: "acute pain services"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words acute pain services.

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

    Author : Margareta Warrén-Stomberg; Högskolan i Skövde; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; postoperative pain management; postoperative pain assessment; postoperative pain documentation; VAS; nurse anaesthetist; acute pain services; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Medical sciences; Medicin; 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. Managers and health professionals in the acute care chain : – A need for a shared understanding in the care of patients with acute abdominal pain

    Author : Alexander Tegelberg; Åsa Muntlin Athlin; Eva Jangland; Claes Juhlin; Birgitta Sundström Wireklint; Ann-Charlotte Falk; Olov Norlén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acute abdominal pain; Fundamentals of Care; Managers; Health professionals; Ambulance service; Emergency department; Surgical department; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Background: Managers and health professionals, so-called stakeholders, at the system and clinical level in the acute care chain, are responsible for providing safe and high-quality care encompassing both nursing and medical aspects. In patients with acute abdominal pain (AAP), high-quality nursing care has been described as not always being delivered across the entire acute care chain. READ MORE

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

    Author : Ingela Johansson; Eva Swahn; Johan Herlitz; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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; Cardiology; 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

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

    Author : Mathias Blom; Lund Medicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

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

    Author : Emma Hovén; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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