Search for dissertations about: "critical care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 270 swedish dissertations containing the words critical care.

  1. 1. 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; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [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

  2. 2. 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

  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. Municipal elderly care implications of registered nurses' work situation, education, and competence

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska institutet

    Author : Karin Josefsson; Örebro universitet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science; registered nurse ; nursing ; municipal elderly care ; work situation ; demand ; control ; influence ; support ; violence ; education ; competence ; competence development ; questionnaire ; registered nurse; nursing; municipal elderly care; work situation; demand; control; influence; support; violence; education; competence; competence development; questionnaire;

    Abstract : Registered nurses (RNs) are key figures in municipal elderly care. It is a challenge to create necessary conditions that enable them to provide quality nursing care. READ MORE

  5. 5. Using Probiotics in Intensive Care with Special Reference to Lactobacillus plantarum 299 and 299v

    University dissertation from Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Lund

    Author : Bengt Klarin; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antibiotic susceptibility; intestinal permeability; Lactobacillus plantarum 299; Lactobacuillus plantarum 299v; probiotics; ICU; Clostridium difficile; critical illness; chlorhexidine; CDAD; VAP;

    Abstract : Probiotics are Live microorganisms that confer a health benefit on the host. The composition of the microflora in the gastrointestinal tract is rather constant in healthy subjects, but is easily disturbed by severe illness and the use of antibiotics. READ MORE