Sökning: "Critical Illness"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 92 avhandlingar innehållade orden Critical Illness.
Sammanfattning : Hypocalcemia is a common finding in critically ill patients, particularly in those with sepsis, and has been found to be associated with increased mortality. The pathogenesis of this altered calcium metabolism is unknown and the effects of calcium supplementation are poorly investigated. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: For patients severely ill enough to require care in an intensive care unit (ICU), both the disease itself (e.g. bacteria in the blood in sepsis or fractures after trauma) and effects of the immune system can cause circulatory, pulmonary, or renal dysfunction. Leukocytes play a dominant role in the immune system. LÄS MER
3. A room designed for caring : Experiences from an evidence-based designed intensive care environment
Sammanfattning : Aim: The overall aim of this doctoral thesis was to examine and evaluate if and how an intensive care unit (ICU) room, which had been designed using the principles of evidence-based design (EBD), impacted the safety, wellbeing and caring for patients, their family members and staff.Methods: Paper I explored the nursing staff experiences of working in an EBD intensive care patient room through 13 interviews that were analysed by qualitative content analysis. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The endothelial glycocalyx is the carbohydrate rich inner layer of the blood vessels. Important components of the glycocalyx are the proteoglycans with their attached glycosaminoglycans. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The human body typically contains over 600 skeletal muscles that make up about 40% of total body weight. These muscles work together to perform functions such as locomotion, breathing, mastication, heat regulation and speech. LÄS MER