Search for dissertations about: "trauma"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 516 swedish dissertations containing the word trauma.

  1. 1. Adult and pediatric trauma outcomes and health-related quality of life

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Kerstin Prignitz Sluys; Röda Korsets Högskola.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Trauma; Injury; Health- related quality of life; Follow- up; Pediatric; Adolescents; SF-36; PedsQL 4; 0; trauma;

    Abstract : Background: Trauma is the number one killer of children and young adults and the  most common cause for hospital admissions for these age-groups in Sweden. Trauma is  also one of the most common causes for hospital care and early death for older people. READ MORE

  2. 2. CARDIOTHORACIC TRAUMA: A Scandinavian Perspective

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Moheb A. Rashid; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiothoracic trauma; Trauma; Extrapleural hematoma; Sternal fractures; Heart and lung contusions; Cardiac; pulmonary; and thoracic aortic injuries; Urgent or emergency room department thoracotomy; Sternotomy; Paraplegia; Outcome.;

    Abstract : Background: Trauma in general is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, and causes more loss of productive years than ischemic heart disease and malignancy together. Cardiothoracic trauma occurs in 60% of multitrauma patients and is 2-3 times more common than intra-abdominal visceral injuries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Trauma - Diagnostics and Triage

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Fredrik Linder; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; wounds and injuries; trauma; triage; whole body computed tomography in trauma; compliance; radiation exposure; CT; radiation safety; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Trauma is a leading cause of death worldwide and it reduces years of productive life and leads to disability. Effective trauma care relies on triage, which aims to ration the use of fine resources to patients with the greatest needs. READ MORE

  4. 4. Negotiated knowledge positions communication in trauma teams

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Maria Härgestam; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; communication; discourse psychology; ideological dilemma; interpretative repertoires; leadership; non-verbal communication; position; power; team work; time; trauma team; trauma team training; silence;

    Abstract : Background Within trauma teams, effective communication is necessary to ensure safe and secure care of the patient. Deficiencies in communication are one of the most important factors leading to patient harm. Time is an essential factor for rapid and efficient disposal of trauma teams to increase patients’ survival and prevent morbidity. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Microcirculation in Trauma and Sepsis

    University dissertation from Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care

    Author : Peter Bansch; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; microcirculation; prostacyclin; plasma vilume; trauma; sepsis; sidestream darkfield imaging; albumin; volume expansion; transcapillary escape rate; glycocalyx; charge;

    Abstract : The microcirculation plays a vital part for fluid-, gas- and solute-exchange, and changes in permeability during trauma or sepsis, that are in part necessary for the natural healing process, may also cause hypovolemia and edema formation, leading to disturbances in microvascular exchange. This thesis discusses changes is microvascular flow, permeability and plasma volume (PV) loss after experimental or surgical trauma and experimental sepsis. READ MORE