Use of Dexmedetomidine for Primary Sedation in a General Intensive Care Unit
- Memory in relation to depth of sedation in adult mechanically ventilated intensive care patients. Samuelson, Karin; Lundberg, Dag; Fridlund, Bengt // Intensive Care Medicine;May2006, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p660
Objective: To investigate the relationship between memory and intensive care sedation. Design and setting: Prospective cohort study over 18 months in two general intensive care units (ICUs) in district university hospitals. Patients: 313 intubated mechanically ventilated adults admitted for more...
- La prÃ¡ctica de enfermerÃa en cuidado intensivo. Beltran-Salazar, Óscar Alberto // Aquichan;abr2008, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p50
Oftentimes, the theoretical assumptions of nursing authors are based on perceived reality and practice. As a result, many professionals apply a variety of nursing concepts in their every day work, without knowing exactly where they come from. This article is intended to analyze several aspects...
- SESSION 22: PATIENT AND FAMILY EXPERIENCES: Psychosocial nursing care in a high tech critical care unit. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p61
An abstract of the article "Psychosocial nursing care in a high tech critical care unit," by Lotte Abildgren Schultz is presented.
- Ventilation: What Every Critical Care Nurse Needs to Know. Tanguay, Teddie // Dynamics;Summer2014, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p37
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- Entropy correlates with Richmond Agitation Sedation Scale in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients. Sharma, Ankur; Singh, Preet; Trikha, Anjan; Rewari, Vimi; Chandralekha // Journal of Clinical Monitoring & Computing;Apr2014, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p193
Sedation is routinely used in intensive care units. However due to absence of objective scoring systems like Bispectral Index and entropy our ability to regulate the degree of sedation is limited. This deficiency is further highlighted by the fact that agitation scores used in intensive care...
- MECHANICAL VENTILATION: TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE OF NURSING PROFESSIONALS IN INTENSIVE CARE UNITS. Ribeiro Soares, Francisco Rafael; Alves Moreira, Déborah Albuquerque; Alves Uchôa, Ilnahra Márcia; de Lima, Karla Pessoa Alves; da Silva, Maria Lídia Helena Medeiros Calixto; de Araújo Alves, Thiago Enggle // Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;Apr2012, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p735
Objective: to analyze the technical and scientific knowledge of nurses about mechanical ventilation. Method: this was a descriptive, exploratory, and with a qualitative approach research executed from August to September of 2010 with 12 nurses working at the ICU of four hospitals in the city of...
- Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation: Management Strategies. White, Alexander C. // Respiratory Care;Jun2012, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p889
This paper reviews management strategies for patients undergoing prolonged mechanical ventilation (PMV). Topics covered include how to identify and correct barriers to weaning, the systematic approach to weaning trials, when to cease weaning trials and proceed with life-long support, managing...
- SESSION 9: RESPIRATORY CARE AND INTERVENTIONS: What are critical care nurses' perceptions of the long-term mechanically ventilated patient in the ICU setting? // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p45
An abstract of the article "What are critical care nurses' perceptions of the long-term mechanically ventilated patient in the ICU setting?," by Lisa Mace is presented.
- ABSTRACTS: POSTER PRESENTATIONS: Dependance of peak/PEEP pressures and intra-abdominal pressure/gastric residual volume in mechanically ventilated and enterally fed ICU patients. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p81
An abstract of the article "Dependance of peak/PEEP pressures and intra-abdominal pressure/gastric residual volume in mechanically ventilated and enterally fed ICU patients," by Liilia Leius, Svetlana Frolova, and Boris Gabovits is presented.