TITLE

Multidisciplinary Rounds in Our ICU Improved Collaboration and Patient Outcomes

AUTHOR(S)
Der, Yamile
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Aug2009, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of success which was seen in collaboration and patient outcome on the intensive care unit at Florida Hospital Celebration Health with the implementation of multidisciplinary rounds. The rounds were supervised by a nursing director and the facility's medical director. A discussion of the benefits of multidisciplinary rounds, which increase real-time and in-person exchanges of information and make the goals and plan of patient care clear to everyone, is presented.
ACCESSION #
43479937

 

Related Articles

  • Herding CATs: A Nurse Manager's Dream to Increase Quality of Care. Jacobs, Louise; Madrid, Pam // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2010, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p63 

    The article focuses on the significance of clinical action teams (CATs) in the U.S. It notes that CATs came out as the most effective means of ensuring quality of care in an intensive care unit (ICU). They are teams of staff nurses who apply best practice standards to clinical issues in the...

  • Inclusive Leadership: The Best Way to Support Progressive Care Nurses. Fitzpatrick, Melissa A. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2004, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p91 

    Deals with the efforts of the critical care medicine sector in the U.S. to provide support for the progressive care nursing profession. Issues regarding the affiliation of progressive care units; Concept of the shared leadership approach that should be used on progressive care units; Reference...

  • THE NURSE-PATIENT COMMUNICATION IN CRITICAL CARE UNITS. KORKMAZ, Medet; TUNA, Halil İbrahim // SSTB International Refereed Academic Journal of Sports, Health &;Apr-Jun2014, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p14 

    When nursing care, treatment, applying different from other members of the health of members is in communication with the patient all the time. Nurse, communication, get to know the individual patient, maintenance needs, set priorities, and uses it as a tool for evaluating the result from...

  • ABSTRACTS: POSTER PRESENTATIONS: Intensive care units "without walls" - concept "Outreach".  // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p83 

    An abstract of the article "Intensive care units without walls-concept Outreach, by Gordana Dragosev," Sofija Alijevic and Petar Mircovic is presented.

  • Avoid PCU Bottlenecks With Proper Admission and Discharge Criteria. Meyer, Mary N. // Critical Care Nurse;Jun2003, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p59 

    Discusses the proper admission and discharge criteria for the care of patients in progressive care units (PCU) in the U.S. Job satisfaction of critical care nurses in the PCU setting; Creation of models for the development of admission and discharge criteria for critical care in hospitals;...

  • Nurses' Role in Clarifying Goals in the Intensive Care Unit. Martin, Beth; Koesel, Niki // Critical Care Nurse;Jun2010, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p64 

    The article discusses the role of critical care nurses in establishing goals of care in the intensive care unit (ICU). It mentions the capability of nurses to use evidence-based knowledge related prognosis and disease trajectory to advocate effectively for critically ill patients and their...

  • Experiences of newly qualified nurses allocated to critical care units in their first year post graduation. MASANGO, T. E.; CHILIZA, T. C. // African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation & Dan;2015Supplement, Vol. 21, p124 

    The purpose of the study was to explore and describe the lived experiences of newly qualified professional nurses allocated in Intensive Care Units (ICU) during their first year post graduation. An explorative, descriptive interpretative and qualitative design was conducted to explore the...

  • Improving clinical handover between intensive care unit and general ward professionals at intensive care unit discharge. Sluisveld, Nelleke; Hesselink, Gijs; Hoeven, Johannes; Westert, Gert; Wollersheim, Hub; Zegers, Marieke // Intensive Care Medicine;Apr2015, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p589 

    Purpose: To systematically review and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions in order to improve the safety and efficiency of patient handover between intensive care unit (ICU) and general ward healthcare professionals at ICU discharge. Methods: PubMed, CINAHL, PsycINFO, EMBASE, Web of...

  • Implications of dedicated tracheostomy care nurse program on outcomes. Sodhi, Kanwalpreet; Shrivastava, Anupam; Singla, Manender // Journal of Anesthesia;Jun2014, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p374 

    Purpose: Tracheostomy is a common occurrence in intensive care units (ICU), and a greater number of tracheostomized patients are shifted from ICU to non-critical areas. Tracheostomy care needs a multidisciplinary approach, particularly involving the nurses, and complications such as tube...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics