TITLE

Introducing a Vital New Member to the Critical Care Team

AUTHOR(S)
Conti, Sandra; LaMartina, Mary; Petre, Christie; Vitthuhn, Kathleen
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Aug2007, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the important role played by the newly enlisted physical therapy assistant (PTA) for the ICU at Kenmore Mercy Hospital. As a member of the critical care team, the PTA works closely with the patient's nurse; they exchange thoughts, ideas, questions, and concerns. It is noted that since enlisting the PTA, patient outcomes have been outstanding.
ACCESSION #
26050355

 

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