Search for dissertations about: "passive leg raising"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words passive leg raising.

  1. 1. Evaluation of various strategies to improve outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with particular focus on mechanical chest compressions

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy

    Author : Christer Axelsson; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; out-of-hospital cardiac arrest; mechanical chest compressions; end tidal carbon dioxide; passive leg raising; dispatch code; randomised clinical trial;

    Abstract : Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills vary among health care professionals. A previous study revealed that chest compressions were only performed half the time in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Field conditions and fatigue could be possible explanations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Treatment of septic patients : fluids, blood and timing of antibiotics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset

    Author : Maria Cronhjort; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Fluid therapy is an important component of the treatment of septic shock. The Surviving Sepsis Campaign recommends early fluid resuscitation with at least 30 ml/kg and there is no recommendation on when to stop giving fluids. Many studies have shown an association between fluid overload and morbidity and mortality. READ MORE