Registered Nurses as Family Care Specialists in the Intensive Care Unit
- After the Liverpool Care Pathway clear guidance and support on end-of-life care is needed. O'Halloran, Peter // Evidence Based Nursing;Jan2016, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p27
The article discusses research which examined the experiences, challenges and practices of critical care practitioners after the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP). Topics discussed include the impact of stopping the LCD on the delivery of end-of-life care, usefulness of the LCP to structure clinical...
- EXTENDING THE SYNERGY MODEL TO PRECEPTORSHIP. Alspach, Grif // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2006, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p10
Comments on the characteristics of the Synergy Model to preceptorship proposed by the American Association for Critical-Care Nurses. Basic assumptions underlying the Synergy Model; Concept of the Synergy Model of patient care.
- Vital signs...This practice profile is based on NS555 Steen C (2010) Prevention of deterioration in acutely ill patients in hospital. Nursing Standard. 24, 49, 49-57. // Nursing Standard;12/15/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 15-17, p59
I work in a brain injury rehabilitation unit and, as with most inpatient areas, a patient's condition can deteriorate at any time. After reading this article, I was able to revise my knowledge of important physiological observations.
- Implementing an intravenous insulin infusion protocol in the intensive care unit. REA, RHONDA S.; DONIHI, AMY CALABRESE; BOBECK, MARYBETH; HEROUT, PETER; MCKAVENEY, TERESA P.; KANE-GILL, SANDRA L.; KORYTKOWSKI, MARY T. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;2/15/2007, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p385
Purpose. The implementation of three different insulin protocols in intensive care unit (ICU) settings in two community hospitals and one academic hospital is described. Summary. Each institution possessed a commitment to improve the existing insulin protocols in order to achieve tighter...
- The Perception of Nurses and Doctors on a Care Bundle Guideline for Management of Pain in Critical Care. Subramanian, Pathmawathi; Allcock, Nick; James, Veronica; Lathlean, Judith // Aquichan;dic2013, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p336
Objective: The aim of this study was to explore nurses' and doctors' perception on using a care bundle as a guideline for the management of pain in critical care. Despite the development of evidence-based guidelines and protocols on the management of pain in critical care, pain is still a major...
- 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 Critical Nursing Situation Index for safety assessment in intensive care. Binnekade, Jan M.; de Mol, Bas A.; Kesecioglu, Jozef; de Haan, Rob J. // Intensive Care Medicine;Jun2001, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p1022
Objective: The assessment of critical nursing situations can be a valuable tool in the detection of weak elements in the safety of patients and the quality of care in the ICU. A critical nursing situation can be defined as any observable situation, which deviates from good clinical practice and...
- Bringing up SimBaby. Mortland, Shannon // Crain's Cleveland Business;7/4/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 27, p3
The article reports on the Case Western Reserve University nursing students' practice of protocol on programmable doll. The programmable doll is SimBaby, the latest technology used at Case's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing to simulate illnesses in newborns and infants as neonatal nurse...
- Family-focused care. Davidson, Judy // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2003, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p21
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "Family-Centered Critical Care: A Practical Approach to Making It Happen," published in the December 2002 issue of "Critical Care Nurse" about family-focused care.