Meeting the Needs of Graduate Nurses in Critical Care Orientation
- The trouble with bending the rules. Collins, Suzanne Edgett; Mangan, Doreen // RN;Jul2003, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p69
Relates the experiences of a critical care nurse in 'bending the rules' of a hospital. Experiences with a faulty monitor alarm for patients; Legal fallout from rule bending; Breach of applicable standards of care in hospitals.
- Reviews. LeMone & Burkeâ€™s Adult Nursing -- Acute and Ongoing Care. Benbow, Judith // Nursing Standard;1/7/2015, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p32
No abstract available.
- Achieve Best Practice With an Evidence-Based Approach. Lewis, Patricia S.; Latney, Cynthia // Critical Care Nurse;Dec2003, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p67
Reprints the article "Achieve Best Practice With an Evidence-Based Approach," which appeared in the 2002 issue of "Nursing Management."
- Designing a Comprehensive Model for Critical Care Orientation. Morris, Linda L.; Pfeifer, Pamela B.; Catalano, Rene; Fortney, Robert; Hilton, Edith L.; McLaughlin, Julia; Nelson, Greta; Palamone, Janet; Robb Rabito, Robb; Wetzel, Rebecca; Goldstein, Lindsay // Critical Care Nurse;Dec2007, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p37
The article discusses the steps involved in designing and implementing a new orientation program for critical care nurses. Evaluation of the 2006 program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois revealed that there were inconsistencies in the teaching methods, scheduling and...
- School-Age Children's Perceptions of Their PICU Hospitalization. Board, Rhonda // Pediatric Nursing;May/Jun2005, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p166
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to explore the effects of a PICU hospitalization on critically ill school-age children. Few studies have examined the impact of the PICU experience on children themselves. A convenience sample was recruited of 21 developmentally appropriate children who...
- Family matter. Pearce, Lynne // Nursing Standard;11/30/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p22
The article discusses the experiences of senior intensive care nurses who worked as designated relatives' liaison nurses offering unique support to families of critically ill patients at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, England. The liaison nurses were entirely focused on the...
- CRITICAL-CARE NURSING. Voorman, Dorothy // RN;Sep76, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p21
Presents forecasts for the nursing profession as of September 1976. Developments in the profession; Reasons for the increase in number of nurses involved in critical care; Expected changes in the setting of critical care; Responsibilities of a critical care nurse.
- ADMISSION TO NEUROLOGICAL INTENSIVE CARE: WHO, WHEN, AND WHY? Howard, Robin S; Kullmann, Dimitri M; Hirsch, Nicholas P // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Sep2003 Supplement 3, Vol. 74, piii2
The majority of neurologists work in district general or teaching hospitals with large general intensive care units (ICUs). In this setting, ICUs require an increasing input from neurologists, especially with regard to the assessment of hypoxic brain damage and the neurological complications of...
- The psychosocial needs of families during critical illness: comparison of nurses' and family members' perspectives. Kinrade, Trish; Jackson, Alun C.; Tomnay, Jane E. // Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing;Sep-Nov2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p82
The article focuses on the needs of the relatives whose family members suddenly admitted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and the comparison to the series of needs between family members and nurses. The Critical Care Family Need Inventory (CCFN) is used to measure, rank and compare the 58...