Evidence-Based Practice Habits: Transforming Research Into Bedside Practice
- Ask the Experts. Ambulating With Pulmonary Artery or Femoral Catheters in Place. Winkelman, Chris // Critical Care Nurse;Oct2011, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p70
The article answers a question of whether patients with pulmonary artery or femoral catheters inserted via the jugular or subclavian vein should be ambulated.
- Hemodynamic Monitoring in High-Risk Obstetrics Patients, I. Bridges, Elizabeth J.; Womble, Shannon; Wallace, Marlene; McCartney, Jerry // Critical Care Nurse;Aug2003, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p53
Provides an overview of the expected cardiovascular changes associated with pregnancy and the pathological changes that occur with some of the common conditions that require critical care. Expected hemodynamic changes in pregnancy; Values of blood volume components; Hemodynamic changes during...
- Comportamentos dos enfermeiros perante os alarmes clÃnicos em Unidades de Cuidados Intensivos: uma revisÃ£o integrativa. Loureiro Galo, Ana Rita; Souto Diogo, Catarina Alexandra; Nogueira Cipriano, Diana; Araújo, Isabel; Bento Martins, Júlia Mariza; Matos Cunha, Lara Daniela // Revista de Enfermagem ReferÃªncia;dez2013, Issue 11, p105
The aim of this study was to reflect nursesâ€™ practice regarding hemodynamic monitoring. We intended to identify evidence about nursesâ€™ behaviour regarding clinical alarms and to promote strategies that might create a noiseless atmosphere in the intensive care unit. We designed a...
- Updates in sepsis management: new guidelines for sepsis care. Kleinpell, Ruth // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p33
This article summarises the new Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines and identifies implications for nursing practice.
- How healthy is UK neurology? A personal perspective. Schon, Fred // Practical Neurology (BMJ Publishing Group);Dec2011, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p376
The author discusses aspects on the efficiency of neurology in Great Britain. He relates his experience in studying neurochemistry and pharmacology of illnesses such as Huntington's disease, schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease. He suggests that rehabilitation medicine should be a field for...
- Clinical practice guidelines for the use of noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation and noninvasive continuous positive airway pressure in the acute care setting. Keenan, Sean P.; Sinuff, Tasnim; Burns, Karen E. A.; Muscedere, John; Kutsogiannis, Jim; Mehta, Sangeeta; Cook, Deborah J.; Ayas, Najib; Adhikari, Neill K. J.; Hand, Lori; Scales, Damon C.; Pagnotta, Rose; Lazosky, Lynda; Rocker, Graeme; Dial, Sandra; Laupland, Kevin; Sanders, Kevin; Dodek, Peter // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 3, pE195
The article focuses on the guidelines for the use of noninvasive continuous positive airway pressure and noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation in the acute care situation. It says that the guidelines were created to answer questions on noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation and patients'...
- Caring for Patients Treated With Therapeutic Hypothermia. Mathiesen, Claranne; McPherson, Denise; Ordway, Carolyn; Smith, Maureen // Critical Care Nurse;Oct2015, Vol. 35 Issue 5, pe1
Numerous studies have indicated that therapeutic hypothermia can improve neurological outcomes after cardiac arrest. This treatment has redeined care after resuscitation and offers an aggressive intervention that may mitigate postresuscitation syndrome. Caregivers at Lehigh Valley Health...
- SESSION 5: CREATIVITY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE: Reducing pressure damage in critical care. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p41
An abstract of the article "Reducing pressure damage in critical care," by Alison Evans is presented.
- A Field Experiment in Capitated Payment Systems and Recovery Management: The Women's Recovery Association Pilot Study. King, Bryn; Kaplan, Stephen; Hofstedt, Thomas // Journal of Psychoactive Drugs;Sep2010, Vol. 42, p287
Against the backdrop of shifting perspectives regarding substance abuse policy, upcoming changes to the health care system, and progress toward parity for mental health and substance abuse treatment, an exploratory pilot study is being conducted in San Mateo County, California, to assess the...