Herding CATs: A Nurse Manager's Dream to Increase Quality of Care
- 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.
- 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...
- Blood Management Strategies for Critical Care Patients. Vernon, Sharon; Pfeifer, Gail M. // Critical Care Nurse;Dec2003, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p34
Presents a study which focused on blood management strategies for critical care patients. Issues associated with blood transfusion; Risks of transfusion; Principles of blood conservation.
- ABSTRACTS: POSTER PRESENTATIONS: Changing times: a new role, the zone leader. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p79
An abstract of the article "Changing times: a new role, the zone leader," Samantha Jane Boullin is presented.
- Analysis of resource use and cost-generating factors in a German medical intensive care unit employing the Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System (TISS-28). Graf, Jurgen; Graf, Carmen; Janssens, Uwe // Intensive Care Medicine;Mar2002, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p324
Objective: Evaluation of resource use and costs of a medical intensive care unit (ICU) utilising the simplified Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System (TISS-28). Design: Prospective observational study. Setting: Medical ICU of a tertiary care centre. Patients: Consecutive patients with an ICU...
- Validation of the new Intensive Care Nursing Scoring System (ICNSS). Pyykkö, Anita K.; Ala-Kokko, Tero I.; Laurila, Jouko J.; Miettunen, Jouko; Finnberg, Maarit; Hentinen, Maija // Intensive Care Medicine;Feb2004, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p254
Objectives. To validate a new Intensive Care Nursing Scoring System (ICNSS). Design. Retrospective data collection. Setting. Adult 19-bed intensive care unit (ICU) in a tertiary care university hospital. Patients. A total of 1,538 patient records of which 30 documents were included in the...
- 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;...