Search for dissertations about: "patient waiting time"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words patient waiting time.

  1. 1. Waiting For Heart Surgery

    Author : Bodil Ivarsson; Thoraxkirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthopaedics; Surgery; Kardiovaskulära systemet; Cardiovascular system; waiting-time; support; postponement; patient; next of kin; information; experience; complications; cancellation; cardiac surgery; ortopedi; traumatologi; Kirurgi; traumatology;

    Abstract : Patients waiting for cardiac surgery often consider the period from the decision for surgery to the time for the operation as long, heavy and dreary. Therefore, it is important that patients are supplied with structured oral and written information regarding their disease and its treatment, so that they are able to understand and discuss the forthcoming operation, the risk of complications and the possibility that surgery may be delayed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patient Safety in the Emergency Department : Culture, Waiting, and Outcomes of Efficiency and Quality

    Author : Lena Burström; Mats Enlund; Marie-Louise Engström; maaret Castrén; Eldar Søreide; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Emergency department; physician; triage; teamwork; HSOPS; grounded theory; waiting; patient safety; culture; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate patient safety in the emergency department (ED) and to determine whether this varies according to patient safety culture, waiting, and outcomes of efficiency and quality variables.I: Patient safety culture was described in the EDs of two different hospitals before and after a quality improvement project. READ MORE

  3. 3. Identifying and Improving Quality of Care at an Emergency Department : Patient and healthcare professional perspectives

    Author : Åsa Muntlin; Lena Gunningberg; Marianne Carlsson; Ulrica Nilsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; nursing; emergency department; quality improvement; evidence-based care; patient perspectives; healthcare professional perspectives; pain management; intervention; implementation; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences in Medical Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Patients in the emergency department are not always satisfied with the care received and the nursing care in the emergency department is sometimes described as instrumental and non-holistic. Structured quality improvement work and evidence-based practice are needed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Experiences of IVF - from a patient perspective

    Author : Herborg Holter; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; infertility; IVF; quality of life; quality of care; relationship; gender differences; male factor; measurement instrument;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to assess the quality of life and quality of care from a patient perspective, in relation to IVF treatment. This was done by: - assessing infertile couples’ short-term emotional responses to their first IVF treatment, the relationship between partners at different stages of the first treatment, and differences/similarities between the reactions of men and women as to whether or not a pregnancy was achieved - investigating whether a male infertility diagnosis had any influence on men’s experience of infertility and its treatment, view of life, relationships, self-image and psychological well-being, when compared with men in couples where the diagnosis was female, mixed or unexplained infertility - developing a validated instrument (QPP-IVF) for measuring patient-centered quality of care in an IVF-programme for both men and women - investigating patient-centered quality of care during IVF treatments as evaluated by men and women Method: Papers I and II were part of a prospective, longitudinal study carried out between 1999 and 2002 at the Reproductive Medicine Unit, Sahlgrenska University Hospital. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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; 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; Appointments and schedules;

    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