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Sjuksköterskans upplevelse av att bedöma delirium på en intensivvårdsavdelning med hjälp av The Nursing Delirium Screening Scale (NuDesc)
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.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [sv]

SAMMANFATTNING

Syftet med studien var att studera hur sjuksköterskan inom intensivvård använder NuDesc(The Nursing Delirium Screening Scale) och om de anser sig ha tillräcklig kunskap för attbedöma delirium med hjälp av NuDesc.

Studien är en kvantitativ tvärsnittsstudie med datainsamling via en enkät som konstrueratsspeciellt för denna studie. Enkäten besvarades av 15 intensivvårdssjuksköterskor på ettuniversitetssjukhus i Mellansverige.

Resultatet visade att bedöma delirium på en intensivvårdsavdelning uppfattas avrespondenterna som ganska svårt även om de tycker sig ha tillräckligt med kompetens attanvända bedömningsinstrument NuDesc. Den psykomotoriska förlångsamningen tillsammansmed hallucinationer/ illusioner uppfattas av sjuksköterskorna som svårast att bedöma.

Abstract [en]

ABSTRACT

The aim of the study was to examine how the nurse in intensive care use NuDesc (TheNursing Delirium Screening Scale) and if they feel they have sufficient knowledge to assessdelirium using NuDesc.

The study is a quantitative cross-sectional study with data collection through a questionnairedesigned specifically for this study. The survey was answered by 15 ICU nurses at auniversity hospital in central Sweden.

The results showed that to assess delirium in intensive care was perceived by respondents tobe quite difficult even if they think they have enough skills to use the assessment instrumentNuDesc. Psychomotor retardation with illusions/ hallucinations are perceived by nurses as themost difficult to assess.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 16 p.
Keyword [en]
Delirium, The Nursing Delirium Screening Scale (NuDesc), intensive care
Keyword [sv]
delirium, NuDesc, sjuksköterska, intensivvård
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-254628OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-254628DiVA: diva2:819078
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Caring Sciences
Educational program
Freestanding course
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Available from: 2015-06-10 Created: 2015-06-10 Last updated: 2015-06-10Bibliographically approved

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