Search for dissertations about: "intensive care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 518 swedish dissertations containing the words intensive care.

  1. 1. The circle of strength and power Experiences of empowerment in intensive care

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ingrid Wåhlin; Ewa Idvall; Anna-Christina Ek; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Empowerment; Critical care; Experiences; Relationships; Work satisfaction; Patient; Family; Nurse; Physician; Comparison; Atmosphere; Quality of care; Interview; MEDICINE Surgery Anaesthetics and intensive care Intensive care; MEDICIN Kirurgi Anestesiologi och intensivvård Intensivvård;

    Abstract : Patients and next of kin in intensive care often experience powerlessness, anxiety and distress and intensive care staff are repeatedly exposed to traumatic situations and demanding events. Empowerment has been described as a process of overcoming a sense of powerlessness and a model through which people may develop a sense of inner strength through connections with others. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patient safety in the Intensive Care Unit With special reference to Airway management and Nursing procedures

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Joakim Engström; Anders Larsson; Camilla Fröjd; Henrik Reinius; Peter Sackey; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intensive care unit; patient safety; nursing procedures; airway managment; Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care; Anestesiologi och intensivvård;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was to study aspects of patient safety in critically ill patients with special focus on airway management, respiratory complications and nursing procedures. Study I describes a method called pharyngeal oxygen administration during intubation in an experimental acute lung injury model. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Intensive Care Unit syndrome/delirium, patients' perspective and clinical signs

    University dissertation from Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Lund

    Author : Anetth Granberg Axèll; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intensive care; delirium; ICU-syndrome; acute confusion; psychosis; critical care; experiences; sleep-deprivation; sensory overload; sensory underload; Anaesthesiology; environment.; Anestesiologi; intensivvård;

    Abstract : When a person becomes critically ill, injured and/or undergoes major surgery and requires intensive care, a complex dilemma can arise. The condition of the illness, the specific caring situation and the environment lead to significant changes and effects in the senses and perceptional abilities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Oral care quality in intensive care units and short-term care units Nursing staff and older people's perspectives

    University dissertation from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Maria Andersson; Bodil Wilde-Larsson; Mona Persenius Wentzel; Karin Josefsson; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oral care; quality of care; intensive care; short-term care; older people’s perceptions; nursing staff’s perceptions; person-related conditions; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate oral care and its quality through the perspectives of nursing staff in intensive care units and short-term care units and from the perspectives of older people in short-term care units. Methods: The mix-method study (I) had a concurrent embedded design and was cross-sectional. READ MORE

  5. 5. Microdialysis and Intensive Care. Clinical and experimental studies

    University dissertation from Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Lund

    Author : Per Ederoth; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anaesthesiology; traumatic brain injury; glucose; glycerol; lipolysis; epidural; postoperative analgesia; experimental pancreatitis; human; blood-brain barrier; morphine; pharmacokinetics; Microdialysis; intensive care; Anestesiologi; intensivvård;

    Abstract : Microdialysis was used to monitor local concentrations of energy metabolites in different organs, and to study the pharmacokinetics of morphine over the blood-brain barrier in intact and injured brain tissue in conditions treated in the Intensive Care Unit. After major abdominal or thoracoabdominal surgery, postoperative thoracic epidural analgesia resulted in higher glycerol concentrations in the deltoid subcutaneous adipose tissue, implying increased lipolysis, on the third postoperative day as compared to intravenous infusion of morphine, possibly due to a locally increased sympathetic tone. READ MORE