Search for dissertations about: "hospital climate"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words hospital climate.

  1. 1. Short-term effects of ambient temperature on daily deaths and hospital admissions

    Author : Joacim Rocklöv; Bertil Forsberg; Jan Semenza; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; temperature; humidity; weather; climate; climate change; hot; heat; cold; cold spell; cold wave; heat wave; health; hospitalization; hospital admission; death; mortality; morbidity; epidemiology; environmental epidemiology; time series; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background: Incidence of death and hospitalizations have been observed to depend on short-term changes in weather and to increase with extreme temperatures. This thesis aims to strengthen the scientific knowledge on the relationship between temperature and daily deaths, but also the relationship between temperature and daily hospital admissions. READ MORE

  2. 2. User Perception of Climate in Hospital Wards. An Analysis of Thermal Climate and Air Humidity Demands

    Author : Jennie Ekbom; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : recommendations; perception; indoor environment; air humidity; thermal climate; guiding principles; hospital ward;

    Abstract : There are very few studies on perceived climate in hospital environments. This study deals with hospital wards, the consequences of establishing requirements for air humidity in them, and the use of existing recommendations and guiding principles. Many variables affect people’s perception of the indoor environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Indoor Environment and User Perception. A Field Study in a Hospital Ward

    Author : Jennie Skoog; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; indoor environment; thermal climate; hospital ward; indoor air quality; comfort; perception; sound; light;

    Abstract : The research on indoor environment has become more important and extensive the last decades. There is, however, a lack of studies made in buildings with two or more distinct groups of people. This study deals with hospital wards, which are a prime example of buildings occupied by more than one homogenous group of people. READ MORE

  4. 4. A new generation of hospital operating room ventilation

    Author : Parastoo Sadeghian; Sasan Sadrizadeh; Catherine Noakes; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Ventilation systems; bacteria-carrying particles; airflow behaviour; operating room; computational fluid dynamics; surgical site infection; Ventilationssystem; bakteriebärande partiklar; luftflödesbeteende; operationsrum; numerisk strömningsmekanik; kirurgirelaterad infektion; Strömnings- och klimatteori; Fluid and Climate Theory;

    Abstract : Surgical site infection is responsible for 38 percent of reported infections after surgery. This infection increases mortality and treatment costs, and prolongs the hospitalization of patients. READ MORE

  5. 5. How privatization and corporatization affect healthcare employees’ work climate, work attitudes and ill-health : Implications of social status

    Author : Helena Falkenberg; Magnus Sverke; Katharina Näswall; Bo Melin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Privatization; corporatization; organizational change; ownership; healthcare employees; acute care hospitals; physicians; social status; hierarchic level; gender; work climate; work attitudes; ill-health; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Political liberalization and increased public costs have placed new demands on the Swedish public sector. Two ways of meeting these novel requirements have been to corporatize and privatize organizations. READ MORE