Search for dissertations about: "infection control"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 560 swedish dissertations containing the words infection control.

  1. 1. MRSA and other resistant bacteria : prevalence, patient and staff experiences, wounds and infection control

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Helene Andersson; Sophiahemmet Högskola.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MRSA; VRE; ESBL; Colonization; Infection control; Wound; Patient experiences; Staff experiences; Nursing care; Qualitative interview; Qualitative content analysis;

    Abstract : Antibiotic resistance has become a major and serious global problem in healthcare. Limited treatment options for infections caused by these organisms can lead to increased morbidity and mortality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Statistical Modeling and Learning of the Environmental and Genetic Drivers of Variation in Human Immunity

    University dissertation from Department of Automatic Control, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund University

    Author : Jacob Bergstedt; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2018-11-19]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : During the last decade the variation in the human genome has been mapped in fine detail. Next generation sequencing has made it possible to cheaply and rapidly aquire vast amounts of biomolecular information on large cohorts of people. READ MORE

  3. 3. Infection control of Staphylococcus aureus spa typing to elucidate transmission

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Sara Mernelius; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Staphylococcus aureus is a commensal of the human flora, primarily colonizing the anterior nares and throat, but it may also cause infections ranging from mild skin and soft tissue infections to severe diseases such as endocarditis and septicemia. S. READ MORE

  4. 4. Wound Infection Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Risk Factors and the Experiences of Patients

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Christine Leo Swenne; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Caring sciences; coronary artery bypass graft; surgical wound infection; infection control; risk factor; blood glucose; postoperative; Saphenous vein harvesting; wound evaluation scale; mediastinitis; psychology; quality of life; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The primary aim was to register the incidence of surgical wound infections (SWI) in sternotomy and leg incisions and potential risk factors for SWI following coronary artery by-pass graft (CAGB) procedures. Patients’ perspectives of SWI and the subsequent treatment were also considered. Risk factors were registered for 374 patients. READ MORE

  5. 5. Enterobacteriaceae Producing Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases Aspects of Detection, Epidemiology and Control

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Birgitta Lytsy; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase; ESBL; pulse-field gel elctrophoresis; typing methods; infection control; typningsmetoder; vårdhygien; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases Microbiology Bacteriology; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar Mikrobiologi Bakteriologi; Clinical Bacteriology; Klinisk bakteriologi;

    Abstract : Enterobacteriaceae belong to the normal enteric flora in humans and may cause infections. Escherichia coli is the leading urinary tract pathogen with septicaemic potential, whereas Klebsiella pneumoniae causes opportunistic infections and often outbreaks in hospital settings. READ MORE