Search for dissertations about: "dissertation on emergency department"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words dissertation on emergency department.

  1. 1. Emergency Department Crowding. Objective Modelling based on Workload

    Author : Jens Wretborn; Lund Medicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Crowding; Emergency Department; Overcrowding; Arbetsbelastning; Akutmottagning; Akutsjukvård; Belastning;

    Abstract : Emergency Departments (ED) have a central role in modern healthcare, providing emergent care regardless of complaint 24/7. However, EDs are often characterized by long waiting times for patients and a stressful working environment for staff. These are features or a resource and demand mismatch, internationally known as ED crowding. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Sepsis - an ED perspective. Sepsis Alert & Biomarkers

    Author : Mari Rosenqvist; Kardiovaskulär forskning - hypertoni; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sepsis; Emergency Department; biomarkers; MR-proADM; penKid; triage; Sepsis Alert; implementation;

    Abstract : Background: Sepsis, the life-threatening organ dysfunction due to dysregulated host response to an infection, is a medical emergency. Early diagnosis and treatment are important factors to prevent mortality and morbidity. However, sepsis can be diffuse and difficult to interpret. READ MORE