Further Validation of the FOUR Score Coma Scale by Intensive Care Nurses
- Inside the ICU: A Nursing Perspective. Bell, Linda // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p98
The article reviews the book "Inside the ICU: A Nursing Perspective," by Melody M. Stenrose.
- HOW DO WE PROVIDE CARE FOR CHILDREN WITH SEVERE HEAD TRAUMA? A CASE STUDY. Bozkurt, Gülçin // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2014, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p61
No abstract available.
- Nurses and the Glasgow coma scale. // Australian Nursing Journal;Oct2001, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p36
Focuses on an experiment in Brisbane, Queensland on the accuracy of critical care nurses in scoring the Glasgow coma scale. Details of the experiment; Results; Accuracy demonstrated by neurosurgical intensive care nurses.
- A Survey on Nursing Process Barriers from the nurses' view of Intensive Care Units. Akbari, M.; Shamsi, A. // Iranian Journal of Critical Care Nursing;Winter2011, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p181
Introduction: Lack of application of the nursing process can reduce the quality of care so this study aimed to diagnose the nursing process barriers from the perspective of the intensive care units' nurses in the selected hospitals of Tehran. Methods: This cross-sectional descriptive study has...
- WHERE NIGHT IS DAY: THE WORLD OF THE ICU. Bylander, Jessica // Health Affairs;Dec2013, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p2223
The article reviews the book "Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU" by James Kelly.
- Selected methods of measuring workload among intensive care nursing staff. Kwiecień, Katarzyna; Wujtewicz, Maria; Mędrzycka-Dąbrowska, Wioletta // International Journal of Occupational Medicine & Environmental H;Sep2012, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p209
Intensive care units and well-qualified medical staff are indispensable for the proper functioning of every hospital facility. Due to demographic changes and technological progress having extended the average life expectancy, the number of patients hospitalized in intensive care units increases...
- Beacon Award Spotlights Excellent Units. // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2008 Supplement, Vol. 28, p40
This article discusses the commitment of the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. According to the article, the award recognizes individual critical care units as well as progressive care units that meet high-quality standards. It gives...
- I Am a Critical Care Nurse. // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2010, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p72
An interview with Anna Dermenchyan, critical care nurse from Los Angeles, California, is presented. When asked about how long she have been a critical care nurse, she refers to graduating from a nursing school in May 2008 and started working in the intensive care unit (ICU) position in August...
- Herding CATs: A Nurse Manager's Dream to Increase Quality of Care. Jacobs, Louise; Madrid, Pam // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2010, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p63
The article focuses on the significance of clinical action teams (CATs) in the U.S. It notes that CATs came out as the most effective means of ensuring quality of care in an intensive care unit (ICU). They are teams of staff nurses who apply best practice standards to clinical issues in the...