Search for dissertations about: "critical care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 282 swedish dissertations containing the words critical care.

  1. 1. The circle of strength and power Experiences of empowerment in intensive care

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ingrid Wåhlin; Ewa Idvall; Anna-Christina Ek; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Empowerment; Critical care; Experiences; Relationships; Work satisfaction; Patient; Family; Nurse; Physician; Comparison; Atmosphere; Quality of care; Interview; MEDICINE Surgery Anaesthetics and intensive care Intensive care; MEDICIN Kirurgi Anestesiologi och intensivvård Intensivvård;

    Abstract : Patients and next of kin in intensive care often experience powerlessness, anxiety and distress and intensive care staff are repeatedly exposed to traumatic situations and demanding events. Empowerment has been described as a process of overcoming a sense of powerlessness and a model through which people may develop a sense of inner strength through connections with others. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Intensive Care Unit syndrome/delirium, patients' perspective and clinical signs

    University dissertation from Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Lund

    Author : Anetth Granberg Axèll; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intensive care; delirium; ICU-syndrome; acute confusion; psychosis; critical care; experiences; sleep-deprivation; sensory overload; sensory underload; Anaesthesiology; environment.; Anestesiologi; intensivvård;

    Abstract : When a person becomes critically ill, injured and/or undergoes major surgery and requires intensive care, a complex dilemma can arise. The condition of the illness, the specific caring situation and the environment lead to significant changes and effects in the senses and perceptional abilities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Critical care in low resource settings

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Physiology and Pharmacology

    Author : Tim Baker; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Critical Care;

    Abstract : Background: Critical care is the care of patients with immediately life-threatening disease or injury. The substantial global burden of critical illness is especially high in low resource settings. There is a striking lack of knowledge about the quality of critical care in such settings and about how to improve care. READ MORE

  4. 4. The National Early Warning Score (NEWS) - Testing and evaluation in a Swedish setting

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Martin Spångfors; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Early Warning Score; Critical Care; National Early Warning Score; in-hospital cardiac arrest; Patient Safety; Critical care outreach;

    Abstract : BackgroundDeviating vital signs have been known to precede Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) like In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (IHCA), unplanned Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admission or unexpected death for more than a decade but still the recognition of these deteriorating patients is poor.The British National Early Warning Score (NEWS) is a ‘‘track and trigger’’ scale designed to assess in-hospital patients’ vital signs and detect clinical deterioration. READ MORE

  5. 5. A room designed for caring Experiences from an evidence-based designed intensive care environment

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Fredrika Sundberg; Maria Henricson; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intensive care units; critical care; caring; hospital design and construction; evidence-based facility design; built environment; health facility environment; patient rooms; critical illness; patients; family; nurses; Människan i vården; Människan i vården;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this doctoral thesis was to examine and evaluate if and how an intensive care unit (ICU) room, which had been designed using the principles of evidence-based design (EBD), impacted the safety, wellbeing and caring for patients, their family members and staff.Methods: Paper I explored the nursing staff experiences of working in an EBD intensive care patient room through 13 interviews that were analysed by qualitative content analysis. READ MORE