Search for dissertations about: "emergency preparedness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words emergency preparedness.

  1. 1. In case of emergency Collaboration exercises at the boundaries between emergency service organizations

    University dissertation from Trollhättan : University West

    Author : Annika Andersson; Högskolan Väst.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Exercise; Collaboration; Emergency preparedness; Emergency work; Police; Ambulance; Rescue service; Learning; Boundaries; Arbetsintegrerat lärande; Work Integrated Learning; Pedagogik; Pedagogics;

    Abstract : Due to the emergent and dynamic nature of incidents, the complexity of emergency work is often referred to as a challenge for learning. Another recurrent challenge in emergency work is that of collaboration at and across established organizational boundaries involving actors with specific types of expertise who are operating under different regulations and responsibilities. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Preparedness for mass-casualty attacks on public transportation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Annelie Holgersson; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antagonism; disaster medicine; emergency response; emergency organizations; mass transit; preparedness; rescue work; security; terrorism; kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Background: Public transportation constitutes a vulnerable sector in modern day society with a high probability of generating mass casualties if attacked. By preparing for mass-casualty attacks (MCAs), response can become more effective and public transportation can become a less rewarding target. READ MORE

  4. 4. Analytic Input to Societal Emergency Management - On the Design of Methods

    University dissertation from Department of Fire Safety Engineering and Systems Safety, Lund University

    Author : Marcus Abrahamsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; emergency preparedness; emergency management; emergency response system; design; vulnerability analysis; risk analysis; preferences; values; evaluation.;

    Abstract : Information from performed risk and vulnerability analyses, evaluation of responses in relation to actual emergencies etcetera can be very useful in efforts directed at preventing, mitigating and/or preparing for future emergencies. This thesis focuses on the development of methods for such analysis and evaluation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Challenges in prehospital emergency care patient, spouse and personnel perspectives

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Kerstin Forslund; Örebro universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; challenge; prehospital; emergency; care; patient; spouse; personnel; chain; acute chest pain; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Prehospital emergency care (PEC) with the emergency call to the Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) centre is an essential part of the health-care system. It is important to obtain knowledge about the links in the PEC chain from the perspectives of those providing the service and those receiving it. READ MORE