Search for dissertations about: "icu"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 126 swedish dissertations containing the word icu.

  1. 1. Surveillance of Antibiotic Consumption and Antibiotic Resistance in Swedish Intensive Care Units

    Author : Marcus Erlandsson; Håkan Hanberger; Nils Smith-Erichsen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Bacterial Antibiotic resistance; Antibiotic Consumption; ICU; Surveillance programme; Multi drug resistance; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; ICU demography; Infectious diseases; Infektionssjukdomar;

    Abstract : Introduction: Nosocomial infections remain a major cause of mortality and morbidity. The problem is most apparent in intensive care units (ICUs). Most ICU patients are compromised and vulnerable as a result of disease or severe trauma. One in ten people admitted to hospital is given an antibiotic for infection. READ MORE

  2. 2. Glutamine to ICU patients

    Author : Agneta Berg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Intravenous glutamine supplementation to intensive care patients using a glutamine containing dipeptide is now widely accepted in clinical practice. There are evidences that glutamine supplementation of ICU patients in need of parenteral nutrition improves mortality and morbidity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding How to Improve Team Collaboration Within Intensive Care Unit Transitional Care from the Perspective of Quality Management

    Author : Lilly-Mari Sten; Pernilla Ingelsson; Marie Häggström; Bonnie Poksinska; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ICU; intensive care unit; general ward; team collaboration; nursing science; QM; quality management; quality of care;

    Abstract : Team collaboration is a fundamental part of Quality Management (QM), and working together successfully is an important part of improving an organization. Team collaboration is also essential for achieving quality of care, patient safety and care continuity, especially when handling critically ill patients. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nursing care for patients on the edge of life : Nurses’ experiences of nursing care in intensive and nursing home related to questions of withholding or withdrawing curative treatment

    Author : Reidun Hov; Elsy Athlin; Birgitta Hedelin; Kim Lützén; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; life - sustaining treatment; nursing care; nursing home; ICU; phenomenology; phenomenography; Nursing; Omvårdnad; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad; fd vårdvet. ;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to deepen the understanding of nursing care for seriously ill patients on the edge of life in intensive care unit (ICU) and nursing home when questions were raised whether to withhold or withdraw curative treatment. Method: All studies were conducted in a qualitative frame of reference with interviews of nurses in two contexts in Norway; group interviews of 14 nurses in an ICU (study I, III), and individual interviews of 14 nurses in two nursing homes (study II, IV). READ MORE

  5. 5. Predictive modeling and severity scoring after cardiac arrest in patients treated with targeted temperature management

    Author : Jesper Johnsson; Helsingborg Kliniska Vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cardiac arrest; out-of-hospital cardiac arrest; functional outcome; targeted temperature management; TTM; machine learning; artificial neural network; Cerebral performance category; prediction; prognostication; ICU; SAPS 3;

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