Search for dissertations about: "non-urgent"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word non-urgent.

  1. 1. Being taken seriously. Person-centredness and person-centred climate as experienced by patients and significant others when the patient is assessed as non-urgent by the Swedish Ambulance Service

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Andreas Rantala; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; person-centred care; ambulance service; ambulance care; person-centredness; person-centred climate; Prehospital emergency care; nursing; Qualitative studies; non-urgent;

    Abstract : Background: The experience of person-centredness and person-centred climate is poorly understood in the context of being assessed as non-urgent and, in many cases, left at home by the Ambulance Service.Aim: The overall objective of this thesis was to explore experiences of person-centredness and the person-centred climate among patients and significant others when patients were assessed as non-urgent by the Swedish Ambulance Service. READ MORE

  2. 2. Non-urgent and heavy use of the emergency department : intervention and follow-up studies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medicine, Huddinge

    Author : Helen Hansagi; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1989]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The "inappropriate" use of emergency departm ents (EDs) - for nonurgent or minor ailments and high-frequency use, "heavy use" - is causing great concern to several Western countries, irrespective of differing health care systems. Through a trial at Huddinge Hospital, about a quarter of the patients who sought care at the ED during day-time were classified by the reception staff as non-urgent cases in the sense of not needing the special resources of an emergency department. READ MORE

  3. 3. Emergency care seeking behaviour: in relation to patients' and providers' perceptions and attitudes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medicine, Solna

    Author : Ann-Sofie Backman; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Emergency department;

    Abstract : Background: This study was developed with the main objective of evaluating users of emergency departments (ED) triaged as non-urgent following a period of time when large cutbacks in hospital and ambulatory care were taking place in Sweden. Aim: To analyse patients seeking medical attention for conditions triaged as non-urgent at an ED and patients who used non-scheduled services in primary care (PC) in relation to their symptoms, perceptions and the physicians’ assessments of urgency, and to register their subsequent health care use within one month. READ MORE