Kartläggning och jämförelse av träning i neonatal återupplivning på svenska sjukhus

by Nyström, Anita

Abstract (Summary)
The purpose of this study was to survey the occurrence of and obstacles to team training inneonatal life support in Swedish hospitals and, accordingly, to compare university hospitalswith other hospitals. The study included all the managers in 37 pediatric wards whoparticipated in telephone interviews with the aid of a questionnaire. The results showed that81 % of the Swedish hospitals that have a paediatric ward train the staff in neonatal lifesupport. All of the university hospitals and 74 % of the other hospitals are running training insome form. The methods of training varied and so did the occurrence of training. All themanagers thought it was important to train neonatal life support. No statistical significantdifference occurred between university hospitals and other hospitals concerning the methodsof training, evaluation of training or in possibilities and obstacles of training. The conclusionis that training multidisciplinary teams in neonatal life support is going on in most of theSwedish hospitals. The team training in neonatal life support is quite a new method in Swedenand several hospitals have started the training this year. One third evaluate their training byoral reports, which is twice as often as written reports. A recommendation based on the resultsof this study is that certification for the professionals who are involved in neonatal life supportshould be considered.
Bibliographical Information:


School:Högskolan i Gävle

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:neonatal resuscitation teamwork asphyxia


Date of Publication:01/25/2008

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