Search for dissertations about: "hospital design and construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words hospital design and construction.

  1. 1. Social Challenges when Implementing Information Systems in a Swedish Healthcare Organization

    Author : Lina Nilsson; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Applied Health Technology; Health Informatics; Healthcare Organizations; Information Systems; Implementation; Institutional ethnography; Health and Caring Sciences; Hälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : When the Swedish National IT Strategy for Health and Social Care was introduced in 2006, intensive work started in implementing Information Systems (IS) in Swedish healthcare organizations. To follow up on the requests for more research with a combined socio-technical focus on challenges, the overall aim of this thesis was to identify social challenges when implementing IS in a Swedish healthcare organization. READ MORE

  2. 2. Indoor environment and air quality in hospital units : Symptoms and signs

    Author : Klas Nordström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; arbets- och miljömedicin; Occupational and Environmental Medicine;

    Abstract : Indoor environment may influence the occurrence of symptoms such as eye, skin and upper airway irritation, headache and fatigue. The aim of the dissertation was to study relations between subjective indoor air quality, such symptoms, clinical signs from the nose and the eyes and the physical indoor environment, in particular the effect of dampness, type of building, and air humidification. READ MORE

  3. 3. Integrating BIM and GIS for 3D City Modelling : The Case of IFC and CityGML

    Author : Mohamed El-Mekawy; Anders Östman; Väino Tarandi; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Information technology; Informationsteknik;

    Abstract : 3D geoinformation has become a base for an increasing number of today’s applications. Examples of these applications are: city and urban planning, real estate management, environmental simulation, crisis and disaster management, telecommunication, facility management and others. READ MORE

  4. 4. A room designed for caring : Experiences from an evidence-based designed intensive care environment

    Author : Fredrika Sundberg; Maria Henricson; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intensive care units; critical care; caring; hospital design and construction; evidence-based facility design; built environment; health facility environment; patient rooms; critical illness; patients; family; nurses; Människan i vården; The Human Perspective in Care;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this doctoral thesis was to examine and evaluate if and how an intensive care unit (ICU) room, which had been designed using the principles of evidence-based design (EBD), impacted the safety, wellbeing and caring for patients, their family members and staff.Methods: Paper I explored the nursing staff experiences of working in an EBD intensive care patient room through 13 interviews that were analysed by qualitative content analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beds in acute somatic wards. Patient and staff perspectives.A study of activities, functions, opinions, problems and requirements

    Author : Kerstin Petzäll; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hospital beds; purchasing routines; patients opinions; staff s experience; ergonomics.;

    Abstract : Hospital beds have to fulfil many demands from both patients and staff. During the last decade, treatment of patients in hospitals has undergone great changes in technical, medical and nursing methods. However, the design and basic functions of the standard hospital beds have not been changed since the 1960s. READ MORE