TITLE

Herding CATs: A Nurse Manager's Dream to Increase Quality of Care

AUTHOR(S)
Jacobs, Louise; Madrid, Pam
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2010, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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 specific populations of patients that are assigned to their team. It cites on bringing the information to the bedside by mentoring and educating colleagues as one of the most important features of CATs.
ACCESSION #
47784583

 

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