Search for dissertations about: "hjärt-lungräddning"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word hjärt-lungräddning.

  1. 1. In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest : A Study of Education in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and its Effects on Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes among Healthcare Professionals and Survival of In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Patients

    Author : Marie-Louise Södersved Källestedt; Mats Enlund; Johan Herlitz; Jerzy Leppert; Eldar Søreide; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : cardiac arrest; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; in-hospital; healthcare professionals; education; multiple-choice questions; hjärtstopp; hjärt-lungräddning; sjukhus; sjukvårds¬personal; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : This thesis investigated whether out­come after in-hospital cardiac arrest patients could be improved by a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) educational intervention focusing on all hospital healthcare professionals. Annually in Sweden, approximately 3000 in-hospital patients suffer a cardiac arrest in which CPR is attempted, and which 900 will survive. READ MORE

  2. 2. Forgoing life-sustaining treatment in intensive care units. Practice, attitudes and ethics

    Author : Gunilla Melltorp; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; decision making; attitudes; guidelines; Intensive care units; interview; life-sustaining treatment; surveys; valur premises; medical training; withdraw; General practice; withhold; Allmän medicinsk utövning; medicinsk utbildning;

    Abstract : Many deaths in intensive care units are preceded by decisions to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment. Under what conditions are forgoing life-sustaining treatment considered appropiate, when is it optitional and when is it wrong? Relevant guidelines are essential to help medical decisionmakers, but they cannot be established only from medical knowledge. READ MORE

  3. 3. Neurocognitive function following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

    Author : Erik Blennow Nordström; Lund Neurologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy; heart arrest; cognitive impairment; outcome;

    Abstract : Background: The brain is susceptible to hypoxic-ischemic brain injury in conjuction with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Cognitive impairments are documented in about half of all OHCA survivors, however with a pronounced heterogeneity in measurements and findings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do-not-resuscitate orders Ethical aspects on decision making and communication among physicians, nurses, patients and relatives

    Author : Rurik Löfmark; Medicinsk etik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Allmän medicinsk utövning; medical training; General practice; futility; DNR orders; decision making; communication; physicians; nurses; patients; ethics; relatives; medicinsk utbildning;

    Abstract : The purpose was to describe ethical aspects on how do-not-resuscitate (DNR) deci-sions are made, established, and communicated between physicians, nurses, patients and relatives. A random sample of 220 physicians and nurses answered a questionnaire about their attitudes to and experiences of the making and communication of a DNR decision. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lung Transplantation: Clinical and experimental studies

    Author : Leif Eriksson; allergologi och palliativ medicin Lungmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Respiratory system; Follow up Studies; Vascular Resistance; Intensive Care; Induced; Hypothermia; Swine; Extracorporeal Circulation; Lung Transplantation; Organ Preservation; Andningsorganen; Immunology; serology; transplantation; Immunologi; serologi;

    Abstract : During the past 15 years lung transplantation has been established as a therapeutic option for patients with end-stage pulmonary disease. The results have improved over time and some transplantation centers now show 1-year survival rates above 80%. READ MORE