Search for dissertations about: "emergency department"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 166 swedish dissertations containing the words emergency department.

  1. 1. Secure emergency communications of emergency responders a case study of Kemi municipality in Finland

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Heidi Hartikainen; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; emergency management; information security; emergency response; emergency communications; secure communications; Information technology - Computer science; Informationsteknik - Datorvetenskap; Data och Systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Science;

    Abstract : Emergency response is highly time-critical and information dependent: every moment counts and organizations need to access various information that supports their decision making and informs them about the scale and location of the emergency, the damages, and the availability of human and physical resources. This kind information can originate from many different places and the situation can be stressful as there is a need to communicate quickly, reliably and accurately within their own organization, but also inter-organizationally. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk Prediction at the Emergency Department

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Thomas Olsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; scoring system; mortality; cohort; prospective; Emergency Department; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin;

    Abstract : The severity of illness was scored in a cohort of 11751 non-surgical patients presenting at the Emergency Department (ED) during 12 consecutive months and followed for 4.7 years. READ MORE

  3. 3. Patient Safety in the Emergency Department Culture, Waiting, and Outcomes of Efficiency and Quality

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lena Burström; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Emergency department; physician; triage; teamwork; HSOPS; grounded theory; waiting; patient safety; culture; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate patient safety in the emergency department (ED) and to determine whether this varies according to patient safety culture, waiting, and outcomes of efficiency and quality variables.I: Patient safety culture was described in the EDs of two different hospitals before and after a quality improvement project. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Katarina Göransson; Örebro universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : 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; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN 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

  5. 5. Alcohol prevention in emergency care Drinking patterns among patients and the impact of a computerized intervention in a Swedish Emergency department

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Anna Trinks; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alcohol prevention; drinking patterns; emergency department; computerized concept;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to generate knowledge about alcohol consumption among patients in a Swedish ED, the reach and effectiveness of a computerized brief intervention delivered in the ED, and factors that are associated with reduced alcohol consumption 6 months after the ED visit.The results from the studies show that alcohol consumption was higher among patients who were injured than patients who were not injured. READ MORE