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; Håkan Pärsson; David Bergqvist; Thomas Mätzsch; [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; Ella Danielson; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; [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. Existential issues in surgical care Nurses’ experiences and attitudes in caring for patients with cancer

    University dissertation from Östersund : Mittuniversitetet

    Author : Camilla Udo; Ella Danielson; Christina Melin-Johansson; Bertil Axelsson; Ingela Henoch; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cancer care; educational intervention; existential; nurses; surgical care;

    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

  4. 4. Intracranial Compliance and Secondary Brain Damage. Experimental and Clinical Studies in Traumatic Head Injury

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Konstantin Salci; Per Enblad; Pelle Nilsson; Peter Hutchinsson; [2006]
    Keywords : Neurosciences; Traumatic brain injury; Intracranial compliance; Secondary insults; Microdialysis; Neurointensive care; Neurovetenskap;

    Abstract : Traumatic brain injury (TBI) renders the brain more vulnerable to secondary insults. The increased vulnerability can probably be explained by a combination of disturbances in hemodynamics, metabolism and craniospinal dynamics. Reduced ability to compensate for added intracranial volume, i.e. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Christina Engstrand; Joanna Kvist; Barbro Krevers; Göran Nylander; Birgitta Rosén; [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