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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 144 avhandlingar innehållade orden emergency department.
1. Secure emergency communications of emergency responders : a case study of Kemi municipality in Finland
Sammanfattning : Emergency response is highly time-critical and information dependent: every moment counts and organizations need to access various information that supports their decision making and informs them about the scale and location of the emergency, the damages, and the availability of human and physical resources. This kind information can originate from many different places and the situation can be stressful as there is a need to communicate quickly, reliably and accurately within their own organization, but also inter-organizationally. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The severity of illness was scored in a cohort of 11751 non-surgical patients presenting at the Emergency Department (ED) during 12 consecutive months and followed for 4.7 years. LÄS MER
3. Patient Safety in the Emergency Department : Culture, Waiting, and Outcomes of Efficiency and Quality
Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER
4. Registered nurse-led emergency department triage : organisation, allocation of acuity ratings and triage decision making
Sammanfattning : Successful triage is the basis for sound emergency department (ED) care, whereas unsuccessful triage could result in adverse outcomes. ED triage is a rather unexplored area in the Swedish health care system. This thesis contributes to our understanding of this complex nursing task. LÄS MER
5. Alcohol prevention in emergency care : Drinking patterns among patients and the impact of a computerized intervention in a Swedish Emergency department
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to generate knowledge about alcohol consumption among patients in a Swedish ED, the reach and effectiveness of a computerized brief intervention delivered in the ED, and factors that are associated with reduced alcohol consumption 6 months after the ED visit.The results from the studies show that alcohol consumption was higher among patients who were injured than patients who were not injured. LÄS MER