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Sammanfattning : Patients and next of kin in intensive care often experience powerlessness, anxiety and distress and intensive care staff are repeatedly exposed to traumatic situations and demanding events. Empowerment has been described as a process of overcoming a sense of powerlessness and a model through which people may develop a sense of inner strength through connections with others. LÄS MER
2. Tactile touch in intensive care : Nurses' preparation, patients' experiences and the effect on stress parameters
Sammanfattning : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to acquire knowledge about whether tactile touch as a complementary method can (i) promote comfort and (ii) reduce stress reactions during care in an intensive care unit (ICU) Method: In Paper I, five nurses with a touch therapist training were interviewed about their experiences of preparation before giving tactile touch in an ICU. To analyse the meaning of preparation as a phenomenon, Giorgi’s descriptive phenomenological approach was used. LÄS MER
3. Patient safety in the Intensive Care Unit : With special reference to Airway management and Nursing procedures
Sammanfattning : The overall aim of the present thesis was to study aspects of patient safety in critically ill patients with special focus on airway management, respiratory complications and nursing procedures. Study I describes a method called pharyngeal oxygen administration during intubation in an experimental acute lung injury model. LÄS MER
4. Interhospital intensive care unit-to-unit transfers : The perspectives of patients, family members, and critical care nurses
Sammanfattning : Aim: The overall aim of the current thesis was to investigate the interhospital intensive care unit-to unit transfer process from the perspective of patients, family members, and critical care nurses. Methods: Study I explores and interprets the observed nature of the patient’s situation during interhospital intensive care unit-to-unit transfers. LÄS MER
5. Oral care quality in intensive care units and short-term care units : Nursing staff and older people's perspectives
Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate oral care and its quality through the perspectives of nursing staff in intensive care units and short-term care units and from the perspectives of older people in short-term care units. Methods: The mix-method study (I) had a concurrent embedded design and was cross-sectional. LÄS MER