Sökning: "vital signs"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 58 avhandlingar innehållade orden vital signs.
Sammanfattning : Background and aim: Hospitals in the developed world are increasingly adopting digital systems such as electronic health records (EHRs) for all kinds of documentation. This move means that traditional paper case notes and nursing records are often documented in EHRs. LÄS MER
2. In-hospital patient safety - prevention of deterioration and unexpected death by systematic and interprofessional use of early warning scoring
Sammanfattning : Abstract In-hospital patient safety is at times hampered, leaving general ward patients at considerable risk of gradual, even life-threatening, deterioration. In many European clinical settings, inappropriate nursing practice of bedside monitoring and management has recently been addressed as impending to in-hospital patient safety. LÄS MER
3. Counting deaths, accounting for lives : Novel applications of standardised verbal autopsy methods for augmented health systems
Sammanfattning : Half of the world’s deaths and their causes are never recorded by virtue of the under-resourced civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems which limits capacity of health systems to respond to population needs. Verbal autopsy (VA) has emerged as a pragmatic approach for determining causes of death using standard interviews including signs, symptoms and circumstances of death, conducted with the bereaved family. LÄS MER
4. Lung function after cardiac surgery : With special reference to atelectasis and ventilation-perfusion relationships
Sammanfattning : Patients undergoing cardiac surgery were investigated before and after the operation.Ventilation-perfusion (VA/Q) relationships were examined by the multiple inert gas elimination method, and atelectasis and aeration of the lungs were examined by computedtomography (CT). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: Critical care is the care of patients with immediately life-threatening disease or injury. The substantial global burden of critical illness is especially high in low resource settings. There is a striking lack of knowledge about the quality of critical care in such settings and about how to improve care. LÄS MER