Decreasing Parental Stress in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
- Where do all the children go? Shann, F. // Intensive Care Medicine;Jan2000, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p6
Focuses on the provision of intensive care to children. Delivery of intensive care to children in pediatric intensive care units; Factors to consider when collecting information about intensive care of children; Importance of population-based studies of pediatric intensive care.
- POINT / COUNTER. Coffin, Susan // Infectious Diseases in Children;Feb2012, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p11
The article presents differing views on what are the obstacles to establishing bundles in national intensive care unit (NICU) and pediatric intensive care units (PICUs).
- Finding Our Way. Weise, Kathryn // Hastings Center Report;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p0
Presents an article about the medical case of Amanda who was transferred in a pediatric intensive care unit because of her array of cardiac anomalies. Members of the medical team that took care of Amanda; Medical interventions applied; Information on the parents of Amanda.
- Impact of an intervention to reduce prescribing errors in a pediatric intensive care unit. Martinez-Anton, Amalia; Sanchez, J.; Casanueva, Lidia // Intensive Care Medicine;Sep2012, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p1532
Purpose: To identify and reduce medication prescribing errors in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) by means of an educational program designed to improve medical prescriptions. Methods: Before-after interventional study in a tertiary-level PICU. Handwritten prescriptions were prospectively...
- Risk Factors of Unplanned Extubation in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Razavi, Seyed Sajad; Nejad, Reza Amin; Mohajerani, Seyed Amir; Talebian, Mahshid // Tanaffos;2013, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p11
Background: Unplanned extubation (UE) is an unprecedented happening in pediatric intensive care unit (PICU); which may lead to severe complications in patients. The risk factors of UE have been discussed but much details are still required in this regard. This study aimed to evaluate...
- Outcome of Intensive Care Unit Patients Using Pediatric Risk of Mortality (PRISM) Score. BELLAD, ROOPA; RAO, SURENDRA; PATIL, V. D.; MAHANTSHETTI, N. S. // Indian Pediatrics;Dec2009, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p1091
We conducted this study to evaluate the outcome of 203 patients admitted to PICU, using PRISM score. Overall mortality was 16.7%. The mean PRISM score was 6.5Â±3.6 and 15.5Â±7 for survivors and non survivors, respectively (OR: 1.36; 95% CI=1.24--1.5; P<0.001). PRISM score also correlated...
- Comprehensive critical incident monitoring in a neonatal-pediatric intensive care unit: experience with the system approach. Frey, B.; Kehrer, B.; Losa, M.; Braun, H.; Berweger, L.; Micallef, J.; Ebenberger, M. // Intensive Care Medicine;Jan2000, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p69
Objective: To examine the occurrence of critical incidents (CIs) in order to improve quality of care.Â¶Design: Prospective survey.Â¶Setting: Multidisciplinary, neonatal-pediatric intensive care unit (ICU) of a non-university, teaching children's hospital.Â¶Patients: Four hundred and...
- Study of paediatric intensive care units in Spain. López-Herce, J.; Sancho, L.; Martinón, J. M. // Intensive Care Medicine;Jan2000, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p62
Objective: To describe the organisation of paediatric intensive care units in Spain and the medical assistance provided during 1996.Â¶Methods: A written questionnaire was sent to all the paediatric ICUs linked to or within the Spanish public health system.Â¶Results: Thirty-one of the 34...
- Airway humidification with a heat and moisture exchanger in mechanically ventilated neonates. Fassassi, Mikaïla; Michel, Fabrice; Thomachot, Laurent; Nicaise, Claire; Vialet, Renaud; Jammes, Yves; Lagier, Pierre; Martin, Claude // Intensive Care Medicine;Feb2007, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p336
We set out to evaluate the efficacy of passive inspiratory gas conditioning in mechanically ventilated neonates and compared it with that of a heated humidifier (HH). Prospective, randomized, controlled study. Neonatal and pediatric intensive care unit. Fourteen mechanically ventilated neonates...