Search for dissertations about: "postoperative pain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 181 swedish dissertations containing the words postoperative pain.

  1. 1. Postoperative pain management : Nurse perspectives on acute pain services

    University dissertation from Göteborgs Universitet

    Author : Margareta Warrén-Stomberg; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; postoperative pain management; postoperative pain assessment; postoperative pain documentation; VAS; nurse anaesthetist; acute pain services; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Medical sciences; Medicin;

    Abstract : Postoperative pain management (POPM) has remained an area of concern despite major efforts to improve pain assessment and management by the introduction of specified guidelines, advanced techniques for pain alleviation, and education of staff members. Different nurse specialists are involved in the perioperative care of surgical patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Predicting postoperative pain. Clinical and genetic studies of relationships between pain sensitivity and pain after surgery

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Anna KM Persson; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Elektrisk smärttröskel; genetik och smärta; smärtprediktion; postoperativ smärta; VAS; smärtkänslighet; smärta efter kirurgi; nålsättning; Perifer kateterisering; Electrical pain threshold; prediction of postoperative pain; pain genetics; pain prediction; postoperative pain; venous cannulation; gender and pain; VCP;

    Abstract : Many patients experience pain after surgery. Postoperative pain may lead to delayed mobilization, persisting pain, and psychosocial distress. Others are given excessive analgesic doses and experience side effects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pain treatment after surgery : With special reference to patient-controlled analgesia, early extubation and the use of paracetamol

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Repro Print

    Author : Pia Holmér Pettersson; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; acetaminophen; analgesia; patient-controlled; analgesics; day surgery; heart surgery; opioid; ketobemidone; pain measurement; pain; postoperative; paracetamol; postoperative nausea and vomiting; visual analogue scale;

    Abstract : The introduction of general anaesthesia eliminated pain during surgical operations. After surgery, however, pain and postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) have remained a persistent problem for many patients. The need for analgesics varies widely among patients, therefore standardised treatment protocols are often insufficient pain treatment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Acute postoperative and cancer-related pain management Patients experiences and perceptions in relation to health-related quality of life and the multidimensionality of pain

    University dissertation from Lund : Lunds Universitet

    Author : Barbro Boström; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; American Pain Society; Postoperative pain; Palliative care; Neoplasms; Health-Related Quality of life; Patient care management; Patients; Pain management; Pain-o-Meter; nursing care; SF-36; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : This thesis describes patients in acute postoperative pain as well as patients with acute cancer-related pain in palliative care, and their experiences and perceptions of pain management in relation to HRQOL and the multidimensionality of pain. A combination of qualitative and quantitative methods was chosen. READ MORE

  5. 5. Postoperative aspects of inguinal hernia surgery pain and recurrences

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Niklas Magnusson; Gabriel Sandblom; Ulf Gunnarsson; Mats Hedberg; Marc Miserez; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Inguinal hernia; surgery; pain; reoperation; recurrence; betamethasone; sensory disturbance; nerve; groin; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Approximately one in four men will have surgery for ingunial hernia in their lifetime. In Sweden, 16 000 procedures are performed each year. To investigate the possible link between handling of nerves and sensory disturbance, 97 groins in 92 patients were examined one year after inguinal hernia surgery. READ MORE