- 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.
- The Sepsis Six: helping patients to survive sepsis. Robson, Wayne P.; Daniels, Ron // British Journal of Nursing;1/10/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p16
Sepsis kills more people than lung cancer, and more people than bowel and breast cancer put together. The costs to the NHS are significant; it is estimated that in Europe, patients with severe sepsis cost healthcare funders around 7.6 billion euros per year (Daniels et al, 2007). Costs in the...
- In Our Unit. Keep Your Eyes on Sepsis. Shiramizo, Sandra Christina Pereira Lima; Assunção, Murillo Santucci Cesar; Pardini, Andreia; Santos, Ana Maria; Neto, Antonio Capone; Silva, Eliezer // Critical Care Nurse;Dec2012, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p74
The article informs that the Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Sao Paulo, Brazil, is part of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign since 2005. This worldwide campaign aims to reduce sepsis mortality by 25 percent in 5 years in participating institutions. The sepsis group consists of a...
- Business spotlight. // Gay & Lesbian Times;9/8/2005, Issue 924, p63
Shares the authors experience in her struggle against breast cancer. Impact of the breast cancer diagnosis on her family and career as a doctor; Reasons behind her decision to live close to her family during the course of her battle against the malignancy; Lessons learned after surviving cancer.
- Proficiency for All? Moscinski, Dave // American School Board Journal;Nov2007, Vol. 194 Issue 11, p28
The author reflects on how he learned to stop complaining and learned to appreciate the U.S. No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. Initially, he did not like the NCLB policy, calling it a federal attempt to privatize public education with subgroup goals that were statistically impossible to attain....
- Lessons Along the Way. Ross, Janice; O'Shea, Becky // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing;Aug2008, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p546
The author reflects on her experience on how she became an oncology nurse. She recalls working on a 29-bed hospital after she graduated, where the patients of the hospital's first oncologist were assigned to her unit. She claims that she has been an oncology nurse for 27 years and a cancer...
- Assessment and management of the septic patient: part 2. Vaughan, Jody; Parry, Andy // British Journal of Nursing;11/24/2016, Vol. 25 Issue 21, p1196
Sepsis has gained increasing publicity in recent years, and there is now a strong focus of clinical education and training following the Surviving Sepsis Campaign. The assessment and management of a septic patients is far from simple and requires a systematic approach in both identifying and...
- Care bundles: resuscitation of patients with severe sepsis. Peel, Matthew // Nursing Standard;11/19/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p41
This article outlines a nurse-led system to identify patients with severe sepsis outside critical care settings. It also discusses how the Surviving Sepsis Campaign's severe sepsis resuscitation care bundle can be initiated. Patient outcome and audit results are examined.
- Call to arms. Bates, Jane // Nursing Standard;1/14/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 18, p25
Shares lessons learned by a nurse in her profession. Problems with the job; Challenges facing nurses; Worst experience in a hospital; Experience as a school nurse.
- To delegate or not to delegate? // American Nurse;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p6
The article encourages readers to share their comments, such as lessons learned or helpful advice on the topic of delegation in nursing.