- Organ preservation in a brain dead patient: information support for neurocritical care protocol development. Todd, Pauline M.; Jerome, Rebecca N.; Jarquin-Valdivia, Adrian A. // Journal of the Medical Library Association;Jul2007, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p238
The authors present a case study representing the medical librarian's role in educating members of a hospital's neurocritical care unit (NCU) committee so they can develop guidelines for evidence-based strategies for organ preservation prior to harvesting organs from a brain dead adult cadaver....
- A Critical Appraisal of Sedation, Analgesia and Delirium in Neurocritical Care. Teitelbaum, Jeanne S.; Ayoub, Omar; Skrobik, Yoanna // Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences;Nov2011, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p815
Administering analgesics, sedatives and antipsychotics is challenging in the Neurological Intensive Care Unit (NICU). We reviewed this literature and our current practice to better inform the critical care practitioner and to identify gaps for future research. We electronically searched...
- Clinical governance and caesarean section. Torrance, Elaine; Dockery, Karen // British Journal of Midwifery;Feb2003, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p94
Discusses the changes in the practice of routine elective cesarean section (CS). Structure of the procedure; Conditions under which elective CS should be performed; Development of a guideline to aid the evidence-based practice of elective CS.
- Barriers to Evidence-based Physical Therapist Practice for People With Stroke. Duncan, Pamela Woods // Physical Therapy;Oct2007, Vol. 87 Issue 10, p1304
The author reflects on some organizational and personal barriers for evidence-based physical therapy practices. Some health care professionals believe that physical therapists will utilize evidence-based practices upon earning doctoral degrees. Medical care for stroke rehabilitation and quality...
- The Responsibility of Higher Education and Practitioners in Enhancing Evidence-Based Recreational Therapy Practice. Negley, Sandra // Annual in Therapeutic Recreation;2013, Vol. 21, p1
The author reflects on the responsibilities of higher education and recreational therapists for enhancing evidence-based recreational therapy (RT) practice. Topics discussed include the development of evidence-based research for providing cost effective health care system, the University of Utah...
- Consensus statement from the 2014 International Microdialysis Forum. Hutchinson, Peter; Jalloh, Ibrahim; Helmy, Adel; Carpenter, Keri; Rostami, Elham; Bellander, Bo-Michael; Boutelle, Martyn; Chen, Jeff; Claassen, Jan; Dahyot-Fizelier, Claire; Enblad, Per; Gallagher, Clare; Helbok, Raimund; Hillered, Lars; Roux, Peter; Magnoni, Sandra; Mangat, Halinder; Menon, David; Nordström, Carl-Henrik; O'Phelan, Kristine // Intensive Care Medicine;Sep2015, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p1517
Microdialysis enables the chemistry of the extracellular interstitial space to be monitored. Use of this technique in patients with acute brain injury has increased our understanding of the pathophysiology of several acute neurological disorders. In 2004, a consensus document on the clinical...
- Development of a Radiation Skin Care Protocol and Algorithm Using the Iowa Model of Evidence-Based Practice. Bergstrom, Kelli // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing;Dec2011, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p593
Limited evidence-based standards of care exist in the management of irradiated skin; therefore, the development of a skin care protocol is necessary to improve patient outcomes. This article describes the use of the Iowa Model of Evidence-Based Practice to Promote Quality Care as a framework to...
- Cutting Edge of Neurocritical Care. Rosand, Jonathan; Sheth, Kevin // Neurotherapeutics;Jan2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including pediatric neurocritical care, anemia and delirium.
- EB69 Get the Foley Out: Reducing Device Days in Neurocritical Care. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, pe40
An abstract of the article "Get the Foley Out: Reducing Device Days in Neurocritical Care," by Katelyn Shultz is presented.
- Neurocritical Care. Smith, Martin // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);May2011, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p297
The article reviews the book "Neurocritical Care" edited by John P. Adams, Dominic Bell and Justin McKinlay.