Search for dissertations about: "waiting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 241 swedish dissertations containing the word waiting.

  1. 1. Just Waiting : Ethical Challenges in Priority Setting Posed by Organ Scarcity in Kidney Transplantation

    Author : Faisal Omar; Stellan Welin; Per Carlsson; Jan Erik Paulsen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Over the last few decades kidney transplantation has transformed from an experimental treatment to the treatment of choice for end-stage renal disease. Unfortunately, however, the established organ donation models in many countries, relying chiefly on altruism, fail to motivate a sufficient number of donors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Maximum Waiting-time Guarantee - a remedy to long waiting lists? : Assessment of the Swedish Waiting-time Guarantee Policy 1992-1996

    Author : Marianne Hanning; Björn Smedby; Chris Ham; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health services research; Health Services Research; Waiting lists; Health Policy; Evaluation; Maximum Waiting-time Guarantee; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : Lengthy waiting times have been a problem in Swedish health services for many years. In 1992, Sweden implemented a national maximum waiting-time guarantee (MWG) through an agreement between the Swedish Government and the Federation of Swedish County Councils. READ MORE

  3. 3. Waiting For Heart Surgery

    Author : Bodil Ivarsson; Thoraxkirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthopaedics; Surgery; Kardiovaskulära systemet; Cardiovascular system; waiting-time; support; postponement; patient; next of kin; information; experience; complications; cancellation; cardiac surgery; ortopedi; traumatologi; Kirurgi; traumatology;

    Abstract : Patients waiting for cardiac surgery often consider the period from the decision for surgery to the time for the operation as long, heavy and dreary. Therefore, it is important that patients are supplied with structured oral and written information regarding their disease and its treatment, so that they are able to understand and discuss the forthcoming operation, the risk of complications and the possibility that surgery may be delayed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Patient Safety in the Emergency Department : Culture, Waiting, and Outcomes of Efficiency and Quality

    Author : Lena Burström; Mats Enlund; Marie-Louise Engström; maaret Castrén; Eldar Søreide; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Emergency department; physician; triage; teamwork; HSOPS; grounded theory; waiting; patient safety; culture; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate patient safety in the emergency department (ED) and to determine whether this varies according to patient safety culture, waiting, and outcomes of efficiency and quality variables.I: Patient safety culture was described in the EDs of two different hospitals before and after a quality improvement project. READ MORE

  5. 5. I väntan på tandvård : Hur tandrötan blev politik

    Author : Christer Lindblom; Bengt Erik Eriksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; dentistry; dental profession; historical development; professionialization; dental caries; social problems; politics; tandvård; tandvårdsorganisation; historia; Sverige; 1800-talet; 1900-talet; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the political history of dental caries and the evolution of professional dental care in Sweden. For centuries tooth decay was considered an unavoidable nuisance for the individual. During the decades around 1900 dental caries was gradually defmed as a social problem and a preventable national disease. READ MORE