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    • Redesigning an emergency department for interprofessional teamwork : a longitudinal evaluation of the impact on patient flow and team behaviour 

      Liu, Jenny (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2020-05-19)
      Objective: Crowding in emergency departments (EDs) has negative effects on patients and staff, whereas effective teamwork in healthcare has positive effects. Triage interventions and streaming of specific patient categories ...
    • Surgeon-performed ultrasound and timing of surgery in acute cholecystitis 

      Gustafsson, Camilla (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2020-05-15)
      Introduction: The use of bedside ultrasound has increased, as equipment has become accessible, user friendly, and ultrasound education is expanding in many specialties. The aim of this project was to validate surgeon-performed ...
    • The value of new sonographic modalities, demographic, biometric and proliferative variables for the risk prediction in endometrial cancer 

      Green, Rasmus W. (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2020-05-11)
      Background: Endometrial cancer is the sixth most common type of cancer among women worldwide and constitutes 4.8% of all cancer in women. The incidence is highest in highincome countries, given how age and obesity are ...
    • Coronary angiography in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest : why, when and for whom? 

      Elfwén, Ludvig (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2020-02-27)
      Study I. A national observational retrospective study, evaluating the effect on survival of early coronary angiography vs. no early coronary angiography in witnessed, unconscious OHCA patients with shockable rhythm and ...
    • Prognostic factors for whiplash associated disorders 

      Rydman, Eric (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2020-02-21)
      Disability and chronic pain secondary to low- speed vehicle collisions has been a known condition since the nineteenth century. Today, whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) are the most common personal injuries reported to ...
    • Female pelvic floor disorders : clinical aspects on surgical treatments 

      Bergman, Ida (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2020-02-07)
      Background and aims: The life-time risk for a woman to undergo pelvic floor reconstructive surgery due to prolapse or incontinence is 20% and the high risk for recurrence after prolapse surgery is a major challenge. ...
    • Major lower limb amputation in peripheral arterial disease : treatment outcome, risk factors, and health-related quality of life 

      Torbjörnsson, Eva (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2020-01-09)
      Critical limb ischemia is the end stage of peripheral arterial disease. These patients have a high risk of amputation and death regardless of revascularization. One of the most important questions for the patient and the ...
    • Phalangeal fractures : current treatments, complications and innovations 

      Kieseritzky, Johanna von (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2019-11-07)
      Phalangeal fractures are common and most of them heal well without surgical intervention. However, the comminuted and displaced unstable fractures sometimes require surgery. There are many different surgical options available ...
    • Save the brain! ; studies on GLP-1-mediated neuroprotection 

      Larsson, Martin (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2019-11-06)
      Background: Patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) suffer stroke more often and have worse recovery. Moreover, hyperglycemic stroke patients treated with thrombolytic therapy have more intracranial bleedings. Insulin is the ...
    • Wounds of war : surgical care for conflict-related injuries among civilians in resource-limited settings 

      Älgå, Andreas (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2019-10-25)
      Background: Armed conflicts significantly contribute to the global burden of injury and death. Armed conflicts shocks health systems, deprive its resources and reduce its function, as well as limits access to civilian ...
    • Effects of inhaled corticosteroids on DNA methylation in peripheral blood cells in children with asthma 

      Kere, Maura; Gruzieva, Olena; Ullemar, Vilhelmina; Söderhäll, Cilla; Greco, Dario; Kull, Inger; Bergström, Anna; Pershagen, Göran; Almqvist, Catarina; Melén, Erik (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2019-09-25)
    • To give birth in water 

      Úlfsdóttir, Hanna (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2019-05-23)
      The aim of this thesis was to study waterbirth in a Swedish context and to bring focus on clinical outcomes and women’s experiences associated with waterbirth. The literature describes advantages for women giving birth ...
    • Identification of the adult septic patient in the prehospital and emergency department setting 

      Wallgren, Ulrika M (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2019-05-22)
      Sepsis is one of the most urgent conditions encountered within emergency care but is often difficult to recognize due to its non-specific presentations. One third of the patients lack the classic sign of infection; i.e. ...
    • Treatment of distal radius fractures : clinical outcome, regional variation and health economics 

      Saving, Jenny (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2019-03-08)
      A distal radius fracture (DRF) remains the most common fracture encountered in health care. DRFs have traditionally been treated with a plaster or surgically with percutaneous methods. Since the end of the 20th century, ...
    • Medical doctors’ specialty choice : in relation to personality, cultural capital and social background 

      Olsson, Caroline (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2019-02-27)
      Globally and in Sweden, there is a lack of doctors in some medical specialities. With a growing population and increasing demand for a functional healthcare sector, there is a need to understand more about medical doctors’ ...
    • A register-based study of health equity in Swedish stroke and diabetes care delivery 

      Willers, Carl (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2019-01-18)
      Stroke and diabetes are relatively common conditions and have a huge impact on society’s burden of illness; over 400 million people around the world live with diabetes and 15 million have a stroke every year. Estimates on ...
    • Modifiers of patients' emergency department care-seeking behavior 

      Nordberg, Martin (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-11-22)
      Background: Inflow of patients to the emergency departments (ED) is increasing in many parts of the world, including Sweden. At the same time the number of EDs are decreasing. In addition to this, ED inflow is volatile. ...
    • Complications in trochanteric and subtrochanteric femoral fractures 

      Mattisson, Leif (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-11-02)
      The hip fracture is a major public health problem. The majority of hip fracture patients are elderly with comorbidities and there is a strong association with osteoporosis, especially for the extracapsular (trochanteric ...
    • Diagnosis, risk factors and quality-of-life in patients with myocardial infarction and normal coronary arteries 

      Daniel, Maria (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-11-01)
      Background: Myocardial infarction with normal coronary arteries (MINCA) is a common condition that mostly affects middle-aged women. The pathogenesis is complex and includes various mechanisms that need to be explored ...
    • Early diagnosis and risk stratification in patients with symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome 

      Ljung, Lina (Inst för klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset / Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, 2018-10-25)
      Background: Chest pain is one of the most common symptoms in patients presenting to the emergency department (ED). Identifying the minority of patients with an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a challenge. The introduction ...