Search for dissertations about: "ventilator associated pneumonia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words ventilator associated pneumonia.

  1. 1. Protective Mechanical Ventilation in Inflammatory and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Models

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jesper Sperber; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mechanical ventilation; Systemic inflammation; Pneumonia; Ventilator-associated pneumonia; Endotoxin; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care;

    Abstract : Severe infections, trauma or major surgery can each cause a state of systemic inflammation. These causes for systemic inflammation often coexist and complicate each other. Mechanical ventilation is commonly used during major surgical procedures and when respiratory functions are failing in the intensive care setting. READ MORE

  2. 2. Respiratory Tract Infections: Aspects of Aetiology, Virulence, and Communicable Disease Control

    University dissertation from Infectious Diseases Research Unit

    Author : Jonas Ahl; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Streptococcus pneumoniae; day care center; communicable disease control intervention; eradication therapy; invasive pneumococcal disease; serotype 3; aetiology; ventilator-associated pneumonia;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Barn ar ofta bärare av luftvägsbakterien pneumokocker i de övre luftvägarna och det är barnen som anses vara den största reservoaren för bakterien i vårt samhälle. Vanliga pneumokockinfektioner såsom öron-, bihåle- eller lunginflammation föregås av att man bär på bakterien. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hospital-acquired pneumonia in intensive care patients

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Physiology and Pharmacology

    Author : Petra Hyllienmark; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The present thesis describes the incidence and risk factors for pneumonia and especially ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) among Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients. Bacteria in samples from the lower respiratory tract of patients receiving mechanical ventilation are reported, including the duration of treatment prior to the first occurrence of different pathogens. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nitrite Ion : Its role in vasoregulation and host defenses

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

    Author : Håkan Björne; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nitrate; nitrite; nitric oxide; gastro protection; ventilator-associated pneumonia; bactericidal; vasodilation;

    Abstract : Nitrite and nitrate are distributed throughout the human body, with especially high levels being present in saliva. Until recently, these anions were considered merely to be inert end-products of the oxidation of endogenous nitric oxide (NO). READ MORE

  5. 5. Using Probiotics in Intensive Care with Special Reference to Lactobacillus plantarum 299 and 299v

    University dissertation from Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Lund

    Author : Bengt Klarin; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antibiotic susceptibility; intestinal permeability; Lactobacillus plantarum 299; Lactobacuillus plantarum 299v; probiotics; ICU; Clostridium difficile; critical illness; chlorhexidine; CDAD; VAP;

    Abstract : Probiotics are Live microorganisms that confer a health benefit on the host. The composition of the microflora in the gastrointestinal tract is rather constant in healthy subjects, but is easily disturbed by severe illness and the use of antibiotics. READ MORE