Search for dissertations about: "in-hospital cardiac arrest"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words in-hospital cardiac arrest.

  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. The epidemiology of cardiac arrest - In-hospital risk assessment, treatment and outcome

    Author : Anna Adielsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; CPR; defibrillation; deteriorating patient; epidemiology; in-hospital cardiac arrest; medical emergency team; out-of-hospital cardiac arrest; rapid response system; rapid response team;

    Abstract : AIM: To describe and analyse sudden cardiac arrest, both in hospital and out of hospital, from an epidemiological perspective, by early prediction, by comparing changes over time in relation to aetiology, characteristics, treatment, survival or mortality and by identifying factors associated with outcome. METHODS: This thesis is based on four observational studies, including patient information from the Swedish Registry for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, in and out of hospital, and from a local registry on medical emergency team assessment at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cardiac arrest outside and inside hospital from a 30 year perspective in the Municipality of Gothenburg

    Author : Martin Fredriksson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : cardiac arrest; heart arrest; mechanical chest compression; prognosis; out-of-hospital cardiac arrest; in-hospital cardiac arrest; Utstein; outcome; DNAR;

    Abstract : Aims: 1:To describe the epidemiology of both out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) and in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) in the Municipality of Gothenburg. 2:To describe the differences and similarities in cardiac arrest inside and outside hospital. READ MORE

  4. 4. Acute coronary syndrome and cardiac arrest in the elderly

    Author : Berglind Libungan; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Elderly; Acute Coronary Syndrome; Cardiac Arrest;

    Abstract : The elderly are currently the fastest growing segment of clinical practice but the quality and quantity of the underlying scientific evidence to guide treatment is limited. In this thesis five different studies investigating different aspects of geriatric cardiac care are presented. READ MORE

  5. 5. Post-cardiac arrest care. Targeted temperature management and coronary care

    Author : Josef Dankiewicz; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac arrest; Infection; Prognostication; Coronary Angiography; Hypothermia;

    Abstract : AbstractOut-of-hospital cardiac arrest is a devastating manifestation of coronary artery disease. For patients who are initially resuscitated and are admitted to an intensive care unit, mortality is high. Roughly half of all patients die, primarily due to neurological injury. READ MORE