Search for dissertations about: "prehospital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 swedish dissertations containing the word prehospital.

  1. 1. Challenges in prehospital emergency care : patient, spouse and personnel perspectives

    Author : Kerstin Forslund; Venke Sørlie; Margareta Ehnfors; Margareta Gustafsson; Terese Bondas; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; challenge; prehospital; emergency; care; patient; spouse; personnel; chain; acute chest pain; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Prehospital emergency care (PEC) with the emergency call to the Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) centre is an essential part of the health-care system. It is important to obtain knowledge about the links in the PEC chain from the perspectives of those providing the service and those receiving it. READ MORE

  2. 2. The fight against time in prehospital cardiac arrest - a true medical emergency

    Author : Johan Holmén; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cardiac arrest; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; prehospital; out-of-hospital;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Background: The chances of survival after an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) are one in ten. The majority of survivors have no or relatively mild neurological sequelae. Interventions are time critical and well-timed management is challenging. READ MORE

  3. 3. Influence of The Education and Training of Prehospital Medical Crews on Measures of Performance and Patient Outcomes

    Author : Hans Blomberg; Rolf Gedeborg; Jakob Johansson; Karl Michaelsson; Eldar Søreide; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ambulance; prehospital; education; CPR; stroke; trauma; outcome;

    Abstract : Prehospital care has developed dramatically the last decades with the implementation of new devices and educational concepts. Clinical decisions and treatments have moved out from the hospitals to the prehospital setting. In Sweden this has been accompanied by an increase in the level of competence, i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Protection against cold in prehospital trauma care

    Author : Otto Henriksson; Ulf Björnstig; Tore Vikström; Peter Naredi; Hannu Rintamäki; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hypothermia; prehospital trauma care; emergency medical services; passive warming; thermal insulation; heat loss; body temperature regulation; kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Background: Protection against cold is vitally important in prehospital trauma care to reduce heat loss and prevent body core cooling. Objectives: Evaluate the effect on cold stress and thermoregulation in volunteer subjects byutilising additional insulation on a spineboard (I). READ MORE

  5. 5. Development and evaluation of a computerised decision support system for use in pre-hospital care

    Author : Magnus Hagiwara; Björn-Ove Suserud; Eldar Søreide; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prehospital care; patient assessment; clinical judgment; decision making; patient safety; human error; decision support; Prehospital akutsjukvård;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis was to develop and evaluate a Computerised Decision Support System (CDSS) for use in pre-hospital care. The thesis was guided by a theoretical framework for developing and evaluating a complex intervention. The four studies used different designs and methods. READ MORE