Search for dissertations about: "emergency department overcrowding"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words emergency department overcrowding.

  1. 1. In-hospital bed occupancy and the emergency department - effects on decisions about the level of care

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Mathias Blom; [2015]
    Keywords : 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

  2. 2. Towards Increased Use of Discrete-Event Simulation for Hospital Resource Planning

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Krisjanis Steins; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Health care systems in many countries are experiencing a growing demand while their resources remain limited. The discrepancy between demand and capacity creates many problems – long waiting times for treatment, overcrowding in hospital wards, high workload, etc. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing Variable Patient Flows at Hospitals

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Olle Olsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Healthcare is a large industry faced with major challenges, such as decreasing inpatient bed numbers and increases in the share of elderly people, which require improved efficiency and effectiveness. The organisation of hospitals normally comprises highly specialised clinical departments, through which patient flows are managed. READ MORE