Search for dissertations about: "waiting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 213 swedish dissertations containing the word waiting.

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Faisal Omar; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : 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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Marianne Hanning; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : 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; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Health and medical services in society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN 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

    University dissertation from Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Bodil Ivarsson; [2005]
    Keywords : 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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lena Burström; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : 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. Waiting time and mortality in coronary artery bypass grafting patients

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Helena Rexius; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; coronary artery bypass grafting; waiting time; mortality; gender; risk score;

    Abstract : Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) has emerged as one of the most common major surgical procedures worldwide. Unfortunately the capacity is still unable to meet the demand in many countries. This leads to waiting times before surgery, prioritisation between patients and ultimately to deaths among the patients on the waiting list.Aims: 1. READ MORE