Search for dissertations about: "postoperative pain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 185 swedish dissertations containing the words postoperative pain.

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

    Author : Margareta Warrén-Stomberg; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; postoperative pain management; postoperative pain assessment; postoperative pain documentation; VAS; nurse anaesthetist; acute pain services; Caring sciences; 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

    Author : Anna KM Persson; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; []
    Keywords : 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

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

    Author : Barbro Boström; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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. Pain relief following cesarean section : short and long term perspectives

    Author : Boel Niklasson; Agneta Blanck; Märta Segerdahl; Susanne Georgsson Öhman; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pain management; Local anesthesia; Cesarean section; Morphine consumption; Postoperative pain; Persistent pain; Risk factors; Quality of daily life; Multimodal treatment; Oxycodone; Codeine; Newborn; Safety; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; pain management;

    Abstract : BackgroundPostoperative pain treatment in women undergoing cesarean section (CS) needs to be effective to enable fast and smooth recovery without adverse outcomes and to improve breastfeeding and bonding between mother and child. It is also important that pain treatment should have minimal impact on the newborn. READ MORE