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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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van der Meijden, Siri (author)
Intensive Care Unit (ICU) readmission is a serious adverse event associated with high mortality rates and costs. Prediction of ICU readmission could support physicians in their decision to discharge patients from the ICU to lower care wards. Due to increasing ICU data availability, Artificial Intelligence (AI) models in the form of machine...
master thesis 2021
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Chou, Chen (author)
CareTunes for Families is a product-service system that connects Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients and their families through music. Families of ICU patients often experience distress and anxiety. They have the need for information, closeness, assurance, hope, control, and the need to support the patient. These emotional and social needs point...
master thesis 2020
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Spijker, Jip (author)
This project aims to develop tailored non-invasive ventilation (NIV) masks for children in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), to offer suitable masks and to improve the NIV intervention. In the PICU, there is a preference for NIV compared to invasive ventilation, because of complications, such as airway injuries. Their biggest challenge...
master thesis 2020
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Scipio, Nick (author)
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum (LUMC) focuses on vitally threatened patients, who cannot survive without daily intensive treatment. As the patients in this department could easily deteriorate and (potentially) pass away, the staff members of LUMC’s ICU often need to act rapidly and make decisions within a...
master thesis 2020
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Cucinella, Salvatore Luca (author)
In the Intensive Care Units (ICU) patients are exposed to many, continuous and highly stressors, such as medical alarms, which contribute to the development of psychological issues, such as delirium, anxiety disorders and post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD). These psychological issues have a negative influence on the patients’ healing process...
master thesis 2020
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Schrauwen, Laura (author)
This graduation project aimed to enhance the patient handovers at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) by design based on experienced qualities and pain points by the ICU team, existing of doctors and nurses. At the ICU, care is delivered by multidisciplinary healthcare teams who strongly rely on teamwork and communication. Patient handovers are...
master thesis 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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Schokkin, Marije (author)
The intensive care unit (ICU) is a special department of the hospital that admits critically ill patients who need intensive monitoring, supporting, and/or take-over of one or more of their vital functions. The patients are monitored and supported by medical equipment as well as a team of intensivists, nurses and other medical staff members 24/7...
master thesis 2019
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van de Kamp, Marit (author)
In recent years, it has become clear that many ex-patients and their families suffer from new or worse health problems after discharge from an intensive care unit. These problems, which are the result of a traumatic experience at the intensive care, are grouped under the diagnosis post intensive care syndrome (PICS). This research focuses on the...
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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de Rond, P.D. (author)
This report presents the development of Interactive Mood, a digital solution that raises awareness of stress among neonatal nurses and stimulates social support within the team. It is part of the graduation project for the master Design for Interaction at the Delft University of Technology and was carried out on behalf of the Erasmus MC-Sophia...
master thesis 2017
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Thijssen, O.A. (author)
The department of Critical Care Medicine at SickKids Children’s Hospital is an ever changing environment. In the department’s units one finds the most vulnerable patients, surrounded with many monitoring devices, intravenous pumps and life support devices. Sudden changes in their physiological states require clinicians to make quick decisions...
master thesis 2015
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De Rooij, M. (author)
Karakter – a child- and adolescent psychiatric hospital - is implementing a new way of working: high & intensive care (HIC). The HIC offers the most intensive treatment, whenever ambulatory care does not work any more. Patients are admitted when they become a danger to themselves and to others. In the HIC it is important to have respect for the...
master thesis 2015
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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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Li, Y. (author), Albayrak, A. (author), Goossens, R.H.M. (author), Xiao, D. (author), Jakimowicz, J.J. (author)
Because of high risk and instability of the patients in Intensive care unit(ICU), the design of ICU is very difficult. ICU design, auxiliary building design, lighting design, noise control and other aspects can also enhance its management. In this paper, we compare ICU design in China and Holland based on related standards. We also premeditate...
journal article 2013
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Van der Eijk, A.C. (author)
The focus of this thesis is on supplemental oxygen therapy and intrave nous (IV) therapy in neonatal intensive care. Both therapies are essential, but potentially dangerous for (preterm) newborn infants. Supplemental oxygen therapy refers to the therapy where a gas mixture with >21% of oxy gen is supplied to the patient via (mechanical)...
doctoral thesis 2012
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Melles, M. (author)
Design goals and design directions are formulated for the (digital) support of non-technical nursing tasks and skills in the intensive care unit (ICU), such as organizing work, evaluating care, coping with stress and dealing with poor team dynamics. A conceptual framework for ICU nursing was developed that provides product developers with a...
doctoral thesis 2011
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Melles, M. (author), Freudenthal, A. (author)
conference paper 2003
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Melles, M. (author), Freudenthal, A. (author), Bouwman, C.A.H.M. (author)
conference paper 2002
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