Search for dissertations about: "nicu"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the word nicu.

  1. 1. The Newborn Infant, capable and vulnerable : An interactional perspective

    Author : Cristina Lundqvist; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; attachment; breastfeeding; preterm infant; gender; infant development; screening instrument; Nicu; automatic analysis; Newborn infant; non-nutritive sucking; follow up; infant health; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this work was to increase our knowledge of newborn infants and their mothers, gain a better understanding of attachment and the infants' development and identify infants at risk for poorer emotional, social and cognitive development. An interdisciplinary approach was used. Six studies are included in the thesis. READ MORE

  2. 2. CHILDREN BORN PREMATURELY. Their fathers' experiences and trends in mortality and morbidity during a ten-year period

    Author : Pia Lundqvist; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Preterm infant; mother; father; parents; experience; NICU; trend; morbidity; mortality;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to elucidate fathers’ experience of becoming parents of a pretermborn infant as well as their experience in the years after their infant’s birth. A further aim was to describe the context of neonatal care by investigating trends in outcome during a ten-year period in the southern region of Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nurses' psychosocial work environment, parental needs and communication at the neonatal intensive care unit

    Author : Anna Bry; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Burnout; Stress; Nurses; Industrial organizational psychology; Neonatal intensive care units; Communication; Job satisfaction; Social support;

    Abstract : Background. Parents with an infant in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) often experience great emotional distress. They are dependent on staff for help in caring for and relating to their infant. Nursing staff who care for vulnerable infants and their families are subject to stress and burnout. READ MORE

  4. 4. Kangaroo Mother Care : Parents’ experiences and patterns of application in two Swedish neonatal intensive care units

    Author : Ylva Thernström Blomqvist; Christine Rubertsson; Kerstin Hedberg Nyqvist; Uwe Ewald; Mats Eriksson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Kangaroo Mother Care; Neonatal intensive care unit; Preterm infant; Nursing; Parenting; Pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) is an alternative model of care that prevents parent-infant separation when preterm infants need neonatal intensive care by skin-to-skin contact between infants and their parents. KMC is also a strategy that involves parents in their infants’ care and enables them to assume the responsibility for the care. READ MORE

  5. 5. Safety and efficacy of oral care for intubated neuroscience intensive care unit patients

    Author : Virginia Prendergast; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oral hygiene; Tooth Brushing; RCT; Nursing Care; Critical Care;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this research was to investigate the safety of oral care in terms of intracranial dynamics and changes in oral health during intubation and 48 hours after extubation among neuroscience intensive care unit (NICU) patients. Additional aims included comparison of a comprehensive oral care protocol (i.e. READ MORE