Skin Care Team in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: A Model for Excellence
- EB100: Pressure Ulcer Prevention in a Critical Care Unit: A Team Approach. Dickerson, Bonnie // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pe39
No abstract available.
- Inequality and risk. Way, Colin; Hamilton, Catherine // Paediatric Nursing;Feb2009, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p3
The article introduces the focus of the issue, the care of critically ill children. It commends the timeliness of the article by Adrienne McCabe in this issue on early warning scoring systems and discusses patient deterioration and the need to identify signs quickly and effectively.
- The Family and Baby project -- social and psychological support for families on the NICU. Morgan, Jacqui; Rimmer, Tracy // Infant;Sep2011, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p155
The importance of providing social and psychological support to parents is widely recognised but the necessary resources are often not available. In response to specific concerns raised by parents about the lack of support provision for families whose babies are admitted to neonatal care, the...
- Sedation with intravenous midazolam in the pediatric intensive care unit. Notterman, Daniel A. // Clinical Pediatrics;Aug1997, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p449
Reports on the importance of intravenous sedation in the care of critically ill children. Reduction of agitation from physical and emotional distress; Prevention of the displacement of endotracheal tubes and monitoring devices; Facilitation of a more effective medical management.
- Transition of Youth From Pediatric to Adult Care: Physician’s Perspective and Recommendations. Ried, Stephanie // Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation;Summer2010, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p38
Transition from pediatric care to adult services is a normal transition for all adolescents; however for youth with spinal cord injury or other special health care needs, this transition requires special attention. Proactive management should begin early and address expectations of both...
- Number of patients with pressure ulcers decreases. // Nursing Standard;7/15/2015, Vol. 29 Issue 46, p10
The number of patients with a pressure ulcer in England fell in the past year, according to latest NHS Safety Thermometer figures.
- Preventing pressure ulcers: Selecting the right equipment. Fernandes, Tanya // International Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation;May2007, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p235
Pressure ulcers can be uncomfortable, painful and in some of the most serious cares, life-threatening. Regular assessment of individuals who have mobility difficulties or who are unable to independently distribute pressure can prevent damage from occurring. This article will focus on the...
- Pediatric Massage. Allen, Tina // Massage Magazine;Oct2012, Issue 197, p48
The article discusses the benefits of pediatric massage for children. Pediatric massage has been found to have many benefits, including aiding children in falling asleep quicker, sleeping deeper and for longer periods of time. Children who benefit from receiving healthy touch are often more...
- INTEGRATED CARE IS HERE AND IT WORKS. Dean, Erin // Nursing Standard;9/4/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p18
A radical realignment of health and care services is bringing hospital-level care to people in their own homes, reports Erin Dean.