Search for dissertations about: "surgery nursing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 swedish dissertations containing the words surgery nursing.

  1. 1. Delirium after cardiac surgery : risk factors, assessment methods and costs

    Author : Nina Smulter; Karl Gunnar Engström; Birgitta Olofsson; Micael Appelblad; Staffan Svenmarker; Henrik Bjursten; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiac surgery; Cardiopulmonary bypass; Consequences; Delirium; Detection; Documentation; Economical aspect; Hospitalisation; Risk factors; Screening scales; Thoracic and Cardivascular Suregery; kirurgi; särskilt thoraxkirurgi; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Cardiac surgery is considered safe, but postoperative delirium (POD) remains frequently reported. Delirium is characterised by fluctuations in consciousness and cognition, and can be subdivided into disturbed psychomotoric activity (hyperactive and hypoactive) and psychiatric symptom profiles (psychotic and emotional). READ MORE

  2. 2. Family Members of Patients with Burns : Experiences of a Distressful Episode

    Author : Josefin Bäckström; Mimmie Willebrand; Lisa Ekselius; Bengt Gerdin; Britt-Inger Saveman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Critical care; Burns; Experiences; Health-related quality of life; Family members; Nursing; Support; Psychological symptoms; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences in Medical Sciences;

    Abstract : A severe burn is a trauma associated with long lasting consequences, not only for the survivor but also for the family. Although it is recognized that family members are central in providing social support for the patients, previous research has not focused extensively on this group. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women's experiences of gynecological cancer and interaction with the health care system through different phases of the disease

    Author : Eva Ekwall; Bengt Sorbe; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Ulla Hällgren Graneheim; Helena Sunvisson; Christina Trapp Bolund; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Women`s perspective; gynecological cancer; recurring ovarian cancer; professional-patient relations.; Surgery; Kirurgi; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores women’s experiences of being diagnosed with gynecological cancer, during different phases of the disease trajectory. The women were undergoing treatment for primary gynecological cancer (study I) and for recurring ovarian cancer (studies II–IV). READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy Balance out of Balance after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

    Author : Karolina Krakau; Jörgen Borg; Torbjörn Karlsson; Catharina Nygren de Boussard; Folke Hammarqvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Energy expenditure; Traumatic brain injury; Metabolism; Nutrition; Nutrition; Näringslära; Neurosurgery; Neurokirurgi; Intensive care; Intensivvård; Nursing; Omvårdnad; Nutrition; Nutrition; Neurokirurgi; Neurosurgery; Rehabilitation Medicine; Rehabiliteringsmedicin; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care; Omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences in Medical Sciences;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the research presented here was to expand the knowledge on metabolic course and nutritional outcome in patients with severe traumatic brain injury and to analyze the use and accuracy of different methods of assessment. Study I, a systematic review of 30 articles demonstrated consistent data on increased metabolic rate, of catabolism and of upper gastrointestinal intolerance in the majority of the patients during early post injury period. READ MORE

  5. 5. Laparoscopic or Open Antireflux Surgery - A Comparative Study with Special Reference to the Patient´s Perspective

    Author : Gunilla Nilsson; Folke Johnsson; Bengt Hallerbäck; medicinska fakulteten Lunds universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antireflux surgery; fundoplication; RCT; laparoscopy versus open surgery; subjective outcomes; objective outcomes; narratives; short-term follow-up; long-term follow-up; Surgery; Kirurgi; Health Informatics; Hälsoinformatik; Omvårdnad; Nursing;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to compare the effects of laparoscopic versus open antireflux surgery in a randomized clinical trial focusing the patients' subjective and objective outcome postoperatively, from a short-term and a long-term perspective. A further aim was to describe GORD patients' experiences of illness and surgical treatment and if possible to find striking characteristics relating to laparoscopic or open surgery. READ MORE