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Akutrumssjuksköterskan i den medicinska larmsituationen
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Background:

Incoming medical alarm is a common routine for emergency nurses. Working in these situations may represent a major burden on the individual nurse. Purpose: To investigate emergency room nurses' experiences in receiving medical alerts focused on education, safety, security, skills and experience, and andherence to guidelines. The purpose was also to investigate whether there were any differences in action between the emergency room nurses who had worked longer or shorter period than two years with this.

Method:

The design was quantitative, comparative and descriptive. Surveys were distributed to 30 nurses who worked in the emergency room at a Swedish hospital. The questionnaires were answered by 20 nurses these were divided into two groups based on their experience, the groups were compered whether there were any differences in action between the emergency room nurses who had worked longer or shorter period than two years in the emergency room.

Results

: Emergency Room Introduction, 70% had an experienced colleague. Securities in emergency situation were always experienced by 20% of the nurses while 65%of them often felt secure. Safeties were experienced by 60%. Few nurses reported that they experienced stress and time pressure. Half of the group always thought that their experience and skills were a applied in alarm situations. 50% did know the accepted guidelines. Decision aids was not used to any great extent. There was no difference between groups in the conduct of the emergency situation. Conclusion: Emergency Room introduction and decision support needs to be improved. The majority of the nurses felt safe and secure in emergency situation.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012.
Keyword [en]
Emergency Alarm, triage, experience, guidance, survey
Keyword [sv]
Akutlarm, triage, erfarenhet, riktlinjer, enkät
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-189636OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-189636DiVA: diva2:581927
Subject / course
Caring Sciences
Educational program
Freestanding course
Uppsok
Medicine
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Available from: 2013-01-07 Created: 2013-01-03 Last updated: 2013-01-07Bibliographically approved

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