Search for dissertations about: "critical care"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 267 swedish dissertations containing the words critical care.

  1. 16. Post-cardiac arrest care. Targeted temperature management and coronary care

    Author : Josef Dankiewicz; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac arrest; Infection; Prognostication; Coronary Angiography; Hypothermia;

    Abstract : AbstractOut-of-hospital cardiac arrest is a devastating manifestation of coronary artery disease. For patients who are initially resuscitated and are admitted to an intensive care unit, mortality is high. Roughly half of all patients die, primarily due to neurological injury. READ MORE

  2. 17. Muscle Wasting in a Rat ICU Model : Underlying Mechanisms and Specific Intervention Strategies

    Author : Heba Salah; Lars Larsson; Sven Tågerud; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; BGP-15; critical illness myopathy; janus kinase; intensive care unit; mechanical loading; muscle wasting; signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription; ventilator-induced diaphragm dysfunction; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care; Clinical Neurophysiology; Klinisk neurofysiologi;

    Abstract : Critical care has undergone several developments in the recent years leading to improved survival. However, acquired muscle weakness in the intensive care unit (ICU) is an important complication that affects severely ill patients and can prolong their ICU stay. READ MORE

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

    Author : Bengt Klarin; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

  4. 19. Severe Hemodilution - Clinical and Experimental Studies

    Author : Valéria Perez de Sá; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; shivering; critical oxygen delivery; oxygen consumption; child; dextran; hypothermia; hemodilution; anemia; Anaesthesiology; intensive care; Anestesiologi; intensivvård; lactates;

    Abstract : In children, it is often desirable to minimize allogenic blood transfusion, and this thesis explores the physiology of an alternative method of managing perioperative blood loss: hemodilution with Ringer´s dextran. Methods Clinical studies: Arterial pressure, superior caval venous oxygen saturation (ScvO2) and blood lactate concentration (L) were studied during bone marrow harvesting (BMH) on 23 occasions in 19 children, 1-17 years of age, with healthy hearts and lungs. READ MORE

  5. 20. Newly graduated registered nurses’ clinical competence, professional development and work situation : In acute care hospital settings

    Author : Anna Willman; Jan Nilsson; Kaisa Bjuresäter; Anna Forsberg; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; newly graduated nurses; nursing care; complex patient situations; clinical competence; work situation; professional development.; nyutbildade sjuksköterskor; omvårdnad; komplexa patient situationer; klinisk kompetens; arbetssituation; professionell utveckling.; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore and describe newly graduated registered nurses’ self-assessed clinical competences, professional development, work situation, and perceptions of managing nursing care in complex patient situations during their first 18 months of clinical practice in acute care hospital settings.Methods: Cross-sectional and longitudinal data were collected from NGRNs with 2-15 months of work experience using the instrument Professional Nurse Self-Assessment Scale of clinical core competences II. READ MORE