Search for dissertations about: "operating theatre"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words operating theatre.

  1. 1. Communication and Patient Safety : Transfer of information between healthcare personnel in anaesthetic clinics

    Author : Maria Randmaa; Maria Engström; Gunilla Mårtensson; Christine Leo Swenne; Hans Rutberg; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; anaesthesiologist; anaesthetic clinic; communication; handover; incident reports; information transfer; interruption; memory; nurse; operating theatre; patient safety; post-anaesthesia care unit; safety attitudes; SBAR; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Communication errors are frequent during the perioperative period and cause clinical incidents and adverse events. The overall aim of the thesis was to study communication – the transfer of information, especially the postoperative handover – between healthcare personnel in an anaesthetic clinic and the effects of using the communication tool SBAR (Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation) from a patient safety perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Study of a Hospital Operating Unit as a Foundation for Future Improvements

    Author : Christofer Rydenfält; Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Ergonomics Healthcare Operating units Organizational design Work environment Patient Safety;

    Abstract : The main objective of the research presented was to gain an understanding of how the dynamics between professionals, tools and objectives work in an operating unit in order to obtain knowledge useful when designing the operating unit of the future with emphasis on the work environment, effectiveness and patient safety. By investigating how different professions in the operating theatre view their work and its dynamics, as well as observing how the work is actually carried out, it is possible to get a conception of the dynamics and motives that determine how the work is constituted. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modelling and Analysing Hospital Surgery Operations Management

    Author : Marie Persson; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Optimization; Simulation; Management; Healthcare; Mathematical programming;

    Abstract : With an increasing proportion of elderly and an increasing demand for healthcare, managerial efforts are needed in order make the best use of resources and to keep cost under control. One of the most critical and expensive resources in a hospital is the operating theatre. READ MORE

  4. 4. The epidemiology and consequences of wound infections caused by coagulase negative staphylococci after thoracic surgery

    Author : Anders Tegnell; Johan Wiström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Background Nosocomial infections in general and postoperative infections in pmticular are important aspects of modern health care. They are important factors to be taken into account when planning and organizing any kind of surgery. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bladder distension : aspects of a healthcare-related injury

    Author : Eva Joelsson-Alm; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are common health problems. For the individual, LUTS is troublesome and can greatly affect the health-related quality-of- life (HRQOL). One cause of LUTS is urinary retention (inability to void in the presence of a full bladder); a well-known complication following hospital care. READ MORE