Search for dissertations about: "patient rooms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words patient rooms.

  1. 1. A room designed for caring : Experiences from an evidence-based designed intensive care environment

    Author : Fredrika Sundberg; Maria Henricson; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intensive care units; critical care; caring; hospital design and construction; evidence-based facility design; built environment; health facility environment; patient rooms; critical illness; patients; family; nurses; Människan i vården; The Human Perspective in Care;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this doctoral thesis was to examine and evaluate if and how an intensive care unit (ICU) room, which had been designed using the principles of evidence-based design (EBD), impacted the safety, wellbeing and caring for patients, their family members and staff.Methods: Paper I explored the nursing staff experiences of working in an EBD intensive care patient room through 13 interviews that were analysed by qualitative content analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Delayed and cancelled orthopaedic surgery; Causes and consequences

    Author : Ulla Caesar; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Appointments and schedules; Operating rooms organisation and administration; Waiting list; Cancelled surgery; Orthopaedic surgery; Delayed surgery; Perioperative nursing; Phenomenological Hemeneutics Method; Social rejaction; Shame;

    Abstract : Extended waiting time, over-booked waiting lists and cancelled and delayed surgical procedures are realities for some patients treated at orthopaedic clinics in Sweden. This situation affects the prioritisation procedures for both emergency and elective surgery and results in even longer waiting lists, not only for planned patients, but for emergencies as well. READ MORE

  3. 3. Glycemic Control and Temperature Control in Buildings

    Author : Meike Stemmann; Institutionen för reglerteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Diabetes; Prediction; Optimization; Decision Support System; Inverted Decoupling; PID; Buildings; Ventilation System;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of two parts, applying concepts from automatic control to different application areas.The first part of this thesis concerns the development of an optimization-based algorithm, determining the size of insulin and glucose doses for patients suffering from Diabetes Mellitus and treated with multiple insulin injections. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hygiene at CT and MRI

    Author : Charlotte Palmqvist; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Preventing the spread of infections is a constant battle against microorganisms. Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) with multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria are a global problem today and causes suffering for patients and have high costs for society. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Improvement of Healthcare Management Using Simulation and Optimisation

    Author : Marie Persson; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; Simulation; Optimization; Management; Healthcare;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns healthcare management and specifically addresses the problems of operating room planning and waiting list management. The operating room department is one of the most expensive areas within the healthcare system which necessitates many expensive resources such as staff, equipment and medicine. READ MORE