Search for dissertations about: "dissertation on emergency department"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words dissertation on emergency department.

  1. 1. Registered nurse-led emergency department triage : organisation, allocation of acuity ratings and triage decision making

    Author : Katarina Göransson; Anna Ehrenberg; Margareta Ehnfors; Gun Nordström; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Accuracy; Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale; concordance; decision making; emergency department; patient scenarios; registered nurses; survey; think aloud; triage; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Successful triage is the basis for sound emergency department (ED) care, whereas unsuccessful triage could result in adverse outcomes. ED triage is a rather unexplored area in the Swedish health care system. This thesis contributes to our understanding of this complex nursing task. READ MORE

  2. 2. Managing Medical Emergency Calls

    Author : Karl Hedman; Vesa Leppänen; Jakob Cromdal; KARL HEDMAN; Lund university; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Conversation Analysis; emergency call operator; emotion management; instruction giving; medical emergency calls; nurse; physician; questioning; risk management; Swedish; Conversation Analysis;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a conversation analytic examination of recurrent practices of interaction in medicalemergency calls. The study expands the analytical focus in past research on emergency calls betweenemergency call operators and callers to pre-hospital emergency care interaction on the phone betweennurses, physicians and callers. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Studies on Heparin Binding protein in bacterial infections

    Author : Adam Linder; Infektionsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Infectious diseases remain a major health problem, where sepsis and other severe bacterial infections are common causes of morbidity and mortality, and are associated with high costs for the community. The importance of early and appropriate treatment of sepsis and severe bacterial infections has been underlined by many and since sepsis is more prevalent and has a higher mortality rate than for instance acute myocardial infarction, there is a need for improvement. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Improvement of Healthcare Management Using Simulation and Optimisation

    Author : Marie Persson; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; Simulation; Optimization; Management; Healthcare;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns healthcare management and specifically addresses the problems of operating room planning and waiting list management. The operating room department is one of the most expensive areas within the healthcare system which necessitates many expensive resources such as staff, equipment and medicine. READ MORE