Search for dissertations about: "length of in-hospital stay"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words length of in-hospital stay.

  1. 1. In-hospital bed occupancy and the emergency department - effects on decisions about the level of care

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Mathias Blom; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; emergency department overcrowding; access block; inpatient admission; unplanned 72h revisits;

    Abstract : Background: Emergency Department (ED) overcrowding occurs when the need for ED services outstrips available resources. Causes have been divided into input, throughput, and output factors, of which the last appear to be the most influential. READ MORE

  2. 2. Eating difficulties in elderly, focusing on patients with stroke

    University dissertation from Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Albert Westergren; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; discharge; length of in-hospital stay; malnutrition; energy; alertness; ingestion; deglutition; dysphagia; eating; elderly care; rehabilitation; Nursing care; stroke; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe eating difficulties and interventions to improve eating among elderly patients, especially those with stroke, to make comparisons between patients with dysphagia and those without (Papers I & II), those with and without assisted eating (Paper IV), and to analyse the relation between eating difficulties, nutritional status (Papers II-V), pressure ulcers (Paper IV), length of hospital stay and levels of independent living when discharged (Paper V). Eating difficulties were mainly assessed using structured observations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health in connection with takotsubo syndrome. Experiences, symptoms and utilization of health care

    University dissertation from Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Sara Wallström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; takotsubo syndrome; health; symptoms; health related quality of life; patent reported outcome measurement; person-centered care; cost of illness;

    Abstract : Health is subjective, involves the whole person and cannot be determined by others. It is not merely the absence of disease and illness but a resource in life. Takotsubo syndrome (TS) is a form of acute, reversible heart failure that primarily affects post-menopausal women. READ MORE

  4. 4. Equality of Access in Health Care

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Katarina Steen Carlsson; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; financial and time cost; socio-economic variation; hopsital care; concentration index; consumption possibilities; definition; opportunity; equality of access; equity; Social economics; Social ekonomi;

    Abstract : Equality of access may be defined and operationalised in several ways. Paper I, 'Equality of access. Definitions and policy implications', proposes a theoretical outline of possible definitions of equal access, of the policy measures needed to attain equality and of their consequences. READ MORE

  5. 5. Infections in patients with chronic kidney disease : patterns, outcomes and the role of vitamin D for future prevention

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Guobin Su; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasingly recognized as a global public health problem. Patients with CKD are at high risk of infections. Frequent episodes of infections with greater use of antibiotics might put this population at risk of infections caused by resistant organisms. READ MORE