Closed Staffing: A Staff Nurse Strategy
- ABSTRACTS: POSTER PRESENTATIONS: Intensive care units "without walls" - concept "Outreach". // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p83
An abstract of the article "Intensive care units without walls-concept Outreach, by Gordana Dragosev," Sofija Alijevic and Petar Mircovic is presented.
- Multidisciplinary Rounds in Our ICU Improved Collaboration and Patient Outcomes. Der, Yamile // Critical Care Nurse;Aug2009, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p84
The article presents an overview of success which was seen in collaboration and patient outcome on the intensive care unit at Florida Hospital Celebration Health with the implementation of multidisciplinary rounds. The rounds were supervised by a nursing director and the facility's medical...
- Validation of the new Intensive Care Nursing Scoring System (ICNSS). Pyykkö, Anita K.; Ala-Kokko, Tero I.; Laurila, Jouko J.; Miettunen, Jouko; Finnberg, Maarit; Hentinen, Maija // Intensive Care Medicine;Feb2004, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p254
Objectives. To validate a new Intensive Care Nursing Scoring System (ICNSS). Design. Retrospective data collection. Setting. Adult 19-bed intensive care unit (ICU) in a tertiary care university hospital. Patients. A total of 1,538 patient records of which 30 documents were included in the...
- Avoid PCU Bottlenecks With Proper Admission and Discharge Criteria. Meyer, Mary N. // Critical Care Nurse;Jun2003, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p59
Discusses the proper admission and discharge criteria for the care of patients in progressive care units (PCU) in the U.S. Job satisfaction of critical care nurses in the PCU setting; Creation of models for the development of admission and discharge criteria for critical care in hospitals;...
- Test ID C053: Transitional Care After the Intensive Care Unit: Current Trends and Future Directions. // Critical Care Nurse;Jun2005, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p29
Presents a test that concern issues related to trends and directions in the field of transitional care after staying in the intensive care unit.
- ACERCÃNDONOS A LA FAMILIA A PESAR DEL CRISTAL. Mira, Beatriz Llorens // Cultura de los Cuidados;Mar2007, Issue 21, p16
No abstract available.
- 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...
- Inclusive Leadership: The Best Way to Support Progressive Care Nurses. Fitzpatrick, Melissa A. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2004, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p91
Deals with the efforts of the critical care medicine sector in the U.S. to provide support for the progressive care nursing profession. Issues regarding the affiliation of progressive care units; Concept of the shared leadership approach that should be used on progressive care units; Reference...
- â€˜The Most Important Problem in the Hospitalâ€™: Nursing in the Development of the Intensive Care Unit, 1950â€“1965. Bulander, Robert E. // Social History of Medicine;Dec2010, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p621
Modern intensive care units (ICUs) have been described as unique spheres within the hospital environment, where advanced technology and specialised medical practice intersect in the care of physiologically unstable patients. Early ICUs in the United States, however, were a far more modest...