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Patient safety during intrahospital transports in intensive care. Hazards, experiences and future measurements


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Title: Patient safety during intrahospital transports in intensive care. Hazards, experiences and future measurements
Authors: Bergman, Lina
E-mail: lina.bergman@gu.se
Issue Date: 16-Apr-2020
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Health and Care Sciences
Parts of work: I. Bergman, L. M., Pettersson, M. E., Chaboyer, W. P., Carlström, E. D. & Ringdal, M. L. Safety Hazards During Intrahospital Transport: A Prospective Observational Study. Critical Care Medicine 2017;45(10): e1043-e1049.
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II. Bergman, L., Pettersson, M., Chaboyer, W., Carlström, E. & Ringdal, M. Improving quality and safety during intrahospital transport of critically ill patients: A critical incident study. Australian Critical Care 2020;33(1):12-19.
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III. Bergman, L., Pettersson, M., Chaboyer, W., Carlström, E. & Ringdal, M. In safe hands: Patients’ experiences of intrahospital transport during intensive care. Intensive & Critical Care Nursing [In press].
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IV. Bergman, L., Chaboyer, W., Pettersson, M. & Ringdal, M. Development and initial psychometric testing of the intrahospital transport safety scale in intensive care. Submitted.
Date of Defence: 2020-05-08
Disputation: Fredagen den 8 maj 2020, kl. 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Health Care Sciences)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: ethnography
human factors engineering
intensive care
instrument development
intrahospital transport
nursing
patient safety
patient transfers
safety hazards
Abstract: Patient safety is an attribute of the healthcare system that minimizes the incidence of adverse events (AEs), and that entails identifying the causes of harm and preventive strategies. Intrahospital transport (IHT) of patients in intensive care is a process associated with AEs and patient complications. Despite this, little is known about how contextual, organizational and human factors influence patient safety during the IHT process. The overall aim of this thesis was therefore to explore patie... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-795-8 (PDF)
978-91-7833-794-1 (PRINT)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/63248
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