TITLE

Ask the Experts

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2006, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a question and answer related to cardiac surgery recovery. A reader asked about the standard of care administered by critical care nurses for cardiac surgery recovery in the area of weaning and extubation. The author responded that early extubation practices are becoming more commonplace. Benefits of early extubation include cost savings, no increased mortality, less pain and the initiation of early activity regimens.
ACCESSION #
20929270

 

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