Search for dissertations about: "pre-hospital phase"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words pre-hospital phase.

  1. 1. When time matters Patients’ and spouses’ experiences of suspected acute myocardial infarction in the pre-hospital phase

    University dissertation from Institutionen för medicin och vård

    Author : Ingela Johansson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; acute coronary syndrome; acute myocardial infarction; pre-hospital phase; symptom interpretation; decision-making; spouses; patient delay; ambulance utalisation; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Cardiology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Kardiologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe patients’ and spouses’ experiences of suspected acute myocardial infarction in the pre-hospital phase. A descriptive survey study was conducted to identify various factors influencing patient delay in 381 patients with suspected myocardial infarction hospitalised at a Coronary Care Unit (I) and ambulance utilisation among 110 myocardial infarction patients (II). READ MORE

  2. 2. The initial phase of an acute coronary syndrome symptoms, patients' response to symptoms and opportunity to reduce time to seek care and to increase ambulance use

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Marie Thuresson; Örebro universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acute coronary syndrome; pre-hospital delay; ambulance use; symptoms; decision making; Medicin; Medicine; Cardiology; Kardiologi;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to describe the initial phase of an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in overall terms from a national perspective and to evaluate the impact of an information campaign designed to inform the public about how to act when suspecting an ACS. A total of 1939 patients at 11 hospitals in Swedenwith diagnosed ACS and symptom onset outside hospital completed a questionnaire(I-IV). READ MORE

  3. 3. Pre-Hospital Decision Process and Prognosis in Men and Women with Coronary Heart Disease

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Susanne Nielsen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; acute myocardial infarction; decision-making process; experiences; grounded theory; epidemiology; mortality; survival; coronary artery bypass grafting; temporal trends;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe experiences, strategies and actions in the prehospital phase among patients with a first acute myocardial infarction and to examine long-term trends in survival among patients with coronary heart disease. The thesis consists of two qualitative and two quantitative studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ventricular Depolarization in Ischemic Heart Disease.Value of Electrocardiography in Assessment of Severity and Extent of Acute Myocardial Ischemia

    University dissertation from Cardiology

    Author : Michael Ringborn; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acute myocardial ischemia; Acute myocardial infarction; Severity of ischemia; QRS changes; HF-QRS; QRS slopes; Depolarization changes; Myocardium at risk; Final infarct size; SPECT.;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Bakgrund Den medicinska utvecklingen har varit stark under de senaste åren vad gäller akut omhändertagande av patienter med misstänkt hjärtinfarkt. Snabb teknisk utveckling inom området för kateterburen koronarkärlsintervention (PCI) och framsteg inom farmakologisk behandling har bidragit till allt bättre vårdresultat. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prehospital care of severely injured trauma patients : studies on management, assessment, and outcome

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

    Author : Rebecka Rubenson Wahlin; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Trauma is a public health issue. According to statistics from the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, circumstances related to injury are the most common cause of death in the age group 15– 44 years for both genders. Prehospital care is the first link in the chain of life support. READ MORE