Search for dissertations about: "infection control"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 579 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; Bjöörn Fossum; Christina Lindholm; Mats Kalin; Eva Johansson; [2012]
    Keywords : 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. 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; Marianne Carlsson; Christina Lindholm; Jan Borowiec; Annika Ekbom Schnell; Hans Rutberg; [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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Birgitta Lytsy; Åsa Melhus; Dan Andersson; Håkan Hanberger; [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, whereasKlebsiella pneumoniaecauses opportunistic infections and often outbreaks in hospital settings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Perioperative glucose control

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology

    Author : Christina Blixt; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Trauma or surgery elicit a physiological stress response, which among others induces insulin resistance. It could be described as a state where the biological response to a given dose of insulin is reduced, and is associated with an altered glucose metabolism, as well as a disturbed lipid and protein metabolism and dysfunctional immune, inflammatory and coagulation systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. On approaches to periodontal infection control

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology

    Author : Cristiano Tomasi; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The purpose of the project was to gain understanding of clinical possibilities and applicability of non-surgical periodontal therapy. A clinical study was designed to compare a full-mouth ultrasonic debridement approach with the traditional approach of consecutive sessions of quadrant-wise scaling/root planing with respect to the clinical outcome and long term stability. READ MORE