Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 2461 avhandlingar innehållade ordet infection.
Sammanfattning : Every year, 18 000 patients in Sweden and more than 1 million worldwide undergo total hip arthroplasty (THA). The operation is of great benefit to patients, but is associated with several complications. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common bacterial infection in women of all ages but the incidence and prevalence increase with age. Despite the high incidence of UTI, little is known about its impact on morale or subjective wellbeing and daily life in old women. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a serious complication that may occur after total joint arthroplasty (TJA). In addition, PJI has a devastating impact on the patient's quality of life. Therefore, it is imperative to increase our knowledge of PJI prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Over time, insects have developed complex strategies to defend themselves against presenting threats. However, in the evolutionary arms race of survival, pathogens have adapted to quickly overcome the immune response mounted by the host. LÄS MER
5. Continuous Finding Problems and Implementing Solutions in Health Care-Associated Infections : The Role of Infection Preventionists
Sammanfattning : This licentiate thesis aims to understand how infection preventionists (IPs) continuously find problems and implement solutions related to health care-associated infections (HAIs) in hospital settings.HAIs are infections acquired by patients during the process of care and are among the main causes of deaths worldwide. LÄS MER