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Tang, Kaixin (author)
ICU survivors have been shown to face memory loss during and after their ICU stays, which contributes the psychological issues. ICU digital diary has been proven as a way of filling the memory gap, thus avoiding the development of these mental issues. EMC has currently been working on the implementation of the digital diary and a tailored...
master thesis 2023
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Verboom, Marit (author)
Critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are often comatose and thoroughly monitored. Neurological complications occur in up to 20% of these patients. Therefore, monitoring of the brain, which can be performed using electroencephalography (EEG), has the potential to significantly impact the outcomes of patients at the ICU....
master thesis 2023
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Hoeksema, Rindu (author)
This thesis describes the development of a bedside system concept for monitoring the microcirculation of intensive care patients.<br/><br/>Microcirculation refers to the smallest blood vessels in the body, including capillaries, arterioles, and venules. These tiny blood vessels facilitate the exchange of oxygen, nutrients, and waste products...
master thesis 2023
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van Houwelingen, Eva (author)
The intensive care unit (ICU) is a dehumanizing technical environment causing complications that are all captured in the term post-intensive-care syndrome (PICS). The patient’s well-being could be improved by moving away from this hostile environment toward more patient-centred care. Therefore this report explores how to improve the daily ICU...
master thesis 2022
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Nagtzaam, Ruud (author)
This report describes a graduation project for the MSc program Strategic Product Design. The client in this project is the Erasmus MC in the Netherlands and commissions this project incorporation with the Critical Alarms Lab (CAL) of the TU Delft. The Erasmus MC and CAL want to improve the experience of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) both for...
master thesis 2021
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Yan, S. (author)
Clinical alarms, which were initiated to draw medical staff's attention when there are changes of a patient's condition, are simultaneously bring out negative influences for patients’ mental and physical health as well as clinicians’ well-being and work efficiency (Cvach, 2012; Drew et al., 2014). Aiming to reach silent patient rooms as well as...
master thesis 2020
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Oomkens, Philip (author)
Admission to the intensive care unit often has long lasting effects on patients’ further life. Not only can the reason for their admission leave several problems, but also mechanical ventilation, physical inactivity, sedation and delirium are only some of the factors that contribute to the problems left after ICU stay. Over 80,000 people are...
master thesis 2020
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Schneider, A.J. Thomas (author), van Essen, J.T. (author), Carlier, Mijke (author), Hans, Erwin W. (author)
Surgery groups are clustered surgery procedure types that share comparable characteristics (e.g. expected duration). Scheduling OR blocks leaves many options for operational surgery scheduling and this increases the variation in usage of both the OR and downstream beds. Therefore, we schedule surgery groups to reduce the options for...
journal article 2020
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Ghorbani, R. (author), Ghousi, Rouzbeh (author), Makui, Ahmad (author), Atashi, Alireza (author)
Due to the development of biomedical equipment and healthcare level, especially in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), a considerable amount of data has been collected for analysis. Mortality prediction in the ICUs is considered as one of the most important topics in the healthcare data analysis section. A precise prediction of the mortality risk...
journal article 2020
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Salomé, Lotte (author)
The intensive care is a complex environment where nurses have to deal with more than 500 tasks a day, an administrative burden and an information overspill coming from a multitude of IT systems and colleagues. On top of that, a high rate of alarms is false and messages are not always relevant. These stressors have a large impact on patient...
master thesis 2018
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Bogers, Koen (author)
Nurses working in the ICU of the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam are exposed to a vast amount of sounds from medical equipment. The amount of alarms nurses cope with causes alarms fatigue, which causes nurses to become desensitised to alarms. Not only is this a threat to patient safety, it also causes stress.<br/>Care Tunes is a product...
master thesis 2018
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Leuschner, K. (author)
Noise reduction in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is an important goal as it impacts the health and comfort of the critically ill patients as well as the health and concentration of staff. Research shows that a considerable amount of noise produced in the ICU can be influenced by ICU staff. However, until now there are no interventions that...
master thesis 2013
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