Unplanned Extubation in Adult Critical care

Richmond, Amy L.; Jarog, Dena L.; Hanson, Vicki M.
February 2004
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2004, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p32
Academic Journal
Focuses on the quality control committee formed by the staff of Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, Wisconsin to address the methods for decreasing the unplanned removal of the endotracheal tube of patients in the intensive care units. Review of literature in unplanned extubation; Method developed to track factors related to unplanned extubation; Discussion on the results of the study.


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