Search for dissertations about: "surgical patients"

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  1. 1. Carotid Artery Stenosis Surgical Aspects

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Björn Kragsterman; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Surgery; carotid endarterectomy; carotid artery stenosis; carotid clamping; cerebral ischaemia; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Randomised controlled trials (RCT) have demonstrated a net benefit of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in stroke prevention for patients with severe carotid artery stenosis as compared to best medical treatment. Results in routine clinical practice must not be inferior to those in the RCTs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Existential issues in surgical care Nurses’ experiences and attitudes in caring for patients with cancer

    University dissertation from Mittuniversitetet

    Author : Camilla Udo; Mittuniversitetet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cancer care; educational intervention; existential; nurses; surgical care; Hälsa och välfärd;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore surgical nurses’ experiences of being confronted with patients’ existential issues when caring for patients with cancer, and to examine whether an educational intervention may support nurses in addressing existential needs when caring for patients with cancer. Previously recorded discussions from supervision sessions with eight healthcare professionals were analysed (I), written descriptions of critical incidents were collected from 10 nurses, and interviews with open questions were conducted (II). READ MORE

  3. 3. Hand function in patients with Dupuytren’s disease Assessment, results & patients’ perspectives

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Christina Engstrand; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Region Östergötland.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Dupuytren’s Disease (DD) is a soft tissue disorder that leads to finger joint contractures affecting hand function. DD can be treated with surgery or injection and hand therapy to improve finger joint extension and thereby improve hand function. However, this does not cure the disease and recurrence is common. READ MORE

  4. 4. Skeletal muscle metabolism in critically ill patients

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Center for Surgical Sciences CFSS

    Author : Lena Gamrin-Gripenberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The loss of skeletal muscle mass is of importance for the length of the hospital stay and recovery in critically ill patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). In the acute illness, the export of amino acids from skeletal muscle provides substrates for vital functions and thus enhances survival. READ MORE

  5. 5. Popliteal Artery Aneurysm Epidemiology, Surgical Management and Outcome

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Hans Ravn; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Surgery; popliteal artery aneurysm; thrombolytic therapy; acute ischemia; surgical technique; long-term outcome; surveillance; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Even if popliteal artery aneurysm (PAA) is the most common peripheral aneurysm, no single surgeon or institution has enough patients to study this disease with appropriate scientific methods, and no population-based investigation exists. PAA epidemiology, treatment, management, and outcome were studied in a population-based study of 571 patients (717 legs) primarily operated on for PAAs and 100 episodes of preoperative thrombolysis in Sweden between 1987 and 2002. READ MORE