Search for dissertations about: "critical care"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 267 swedish dissertations containing the words critical care.

  1. 11. Vigilance & Invisibility : Care in technologically intense environments

    Author : Sofia Almerud; Bengt Fridlund; Margaretha Ekebergh; Patricia Benner; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; caregivers; caring; caring relationship; critical illness; intensive care; nursing; patient perspective; phenomenology; technology; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the relationship between technology and caring in technologically intense environments. The overall aim was to uncover the meaning of care in those environments as experienced by patients and caregivers. READ MORE

  2. 12. Existential issues in surgical care : Nurses’ experiences and attitudes in caring for patients with cancer

    Author : Camilla Udo; Ella Danielson; Christina Melin-Johansson; Bertil Axelsson; Ingela Henoch; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; cancer care; educational intervention; existential; nurses; surgical care; Hälsa och välfärd;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore surgical nurses’ experiences of being confronted with patients’ existential issues when caring for patients with cancer, and to examine whether an educational intervention may support nurses in addressing existential needs when caring for patients with cancer. Previously recorded discussions from supervision sessions with eight healthcare professionals were analysed (I), written descriptions of critical incidents were collected from 10 nurses, and interviews with open questions were conducted (II). READ MORE

  3. 13. Transforming technocultures : Feminist Technoscience, Critical Design Practices and Caring Imaginaries

    Author : Linda Paxling; Lena Trojer; Peter Giger; Johanna Sefyrin; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; feminist technoscience; critical design practices; innovation; care;

    Abstract : The digital era has brought forward many innovative technologies but their contribution to resilient, inclusive and sustainable societies remain ambiguous. Innovation has often been considered a key component for production and economic growth, but this notion is gradually changing. READ MORE

  4. 14. Recognition of Prior Learning in Health Care : From a Caring Ideology and Power, to Communicative Action and Recognition

    Author : Fredrik Sandberg; Per Andersson; Andreas Fejes; Kjell Rubenson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; RPL; health care; health care assistant; critical social theory; communicative action; recognition; adult education; adult learning; Jürgen Habermas; Axel Honneth; Validering; omvårdnad; vårdbiträde; kritisk samhällsteori; kommunikativt handlande; erkännande; vuxnas lärande; Jürgen Habermas; Axel Honneth;

    Abstract : During the last decades Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) has become a more frequently used method to recognise adult’s prior learning. This thesis analyses a process of RPL in health care, where health care assistants are assessed against subjects in the upper-secondary health care program. READ MORE

  5. 15. Withhold  or  withdraw  futile  treatment in  intensive  care : arguments supported by physicians and the general public

    Author : Anders Rydvall; Mikael Sandlund; Ola Winsö; Niels Lynöe; Mats Johansson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Withdrawal life-sustaining treatment; Futility; Neonatal intensive care; Intentions; Hastening Death; Value-based medicine; Evidence-based medicine; Decision-making; Personal values; Anaesthesiology; anestesiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Since the 60s and with increasing intensity a discussion have continued about balance between useful and useless/harmful treatment. Different attempts have been done to create sustainable criteria and recommendations to manage the situations of futile treatment near the end of life. READ MORE