Search for dissertations about: "wound care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words wound care.

  1. 1. Ion-Crosslinked Nanocellulose Hydrogels for Advanced Wound Care Applications

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Alex Basu; Natalia Ferraz; Pentti Tengvall; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; nanofibrillated cellulose; wood nanocellulose; ion crosslinking; hydrogel; wound healing; biocompatibility; blood interactions; bacterial interactions; protein carrier; nanotherapeutic; Engineering Science with specialization in Nanotechnology and Functional Materials; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot nanoteknologi och funktionella material;

    Abstract : A current trend in the field of wound care is the development of wound healing materials that are designed to address specific types of wounds or underlying pathologies to achieve improved healing. At the same time, there is a societal drive to replace synthetic materials with renewable alternatives. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patient-controlled sedation in procedural care

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Andreas Nilsson; Lena Nilsson; Folke Sjöberg; Eva Uustal; Lars I. Eriksson; [2014]

    Abstract : The need for procedural sedation is extensive and on the increase in numbers of patients. Minor treatments or diagnostic procedures are being performed with inadequate sedation or even without any sedatives or analgesics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vacuum-Assisted Closure Therapy after Cardiac Surgery. Sternal Stability, Cost of Care, Learning Curve and Hemodynamic Outcome

    University dissertation from Thoracic Surgery

    Author : Arash Mokhtari; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health economics; Vacuum-assisted closure; Sternum; Mediastinitis; Deep sternal wound infection; Cardiac surgery; Wound healing; Hemodynamics; Wound closure;

    Abstract : Deep sternal wound infection (DSWI) following cardiothoracic surgery is a rare but potentially life-threatening complication with high morbidity and mortality. DSWI is associated with a significant increase in the length of hospital stay and the cost of hospitalization. The socioeconomic impact of DSWI is considerable. READ MORE

  4. 4. MRSA and other resistant bacteria : prevalence, patient and staff experiences, wounds and infection control

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Helene Andersson; Bjöörn Fossum; Christina Lindholm; Mats Kalin; Eva Johansson; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MRSA; VRE; ESBL; Colonization; Infection control; Wound; Patient experiences; Staff experiences; Nursing care; Qualitative interview; Qualitative content analysis;

    Abstract : Antibiotic resistance has become a major and serious global problem in healthcare. Limited treatment options for infections caused by these organisms can lead to increased morbidity and mortality. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Problem of Objects in Design of Health Care Information Systems

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Hans Kyhlbäck; ; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; object; object-orientation; wound care; digital photos; activity theory; computer science; information system;

    Abstract : This thesis is about two different theoretical interpretations of objects and object-orientation in design of health care information systems – the interpretations of Activity Theory/Developmental Work Research and Computer Science respectively. One motive to my interest in objects of work and software, is to better understand the problems and possibilities in an inter¬dis¬ciplinary research project. READ MORE