TITLE

Patient Safety and Collaboration of the Intensive Care Unit Team

AUTHOR(S)
Despins, Laurel A.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2009, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the interconnection of patient safety in the intensive care unit (ICU) and collaboration among medical personnel in the ICU. It explores crew resource management training for improving ICU teams. It discusses the implementation of proposed changes in the management of ICU teams. It also offers a look at the anticipated outcomes of team training.
ACCESSION #
37263766

 

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