CCN Fast Facts: Outcomes in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit by Implementing Daily Goal Tools

Siegele, Peggy
December 2009
Critical Care Nurse;Dec2009, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p70
Academic Journal
The article discusses how a surgical intensive care unit can enhance patient outcomes by implementing daily goals. According to the author, using Daily Goals Tools (DGT) can result in simplified complex tasks, improved teamwork, and shared decision making. DGT provides for a daily review of major aspects of care and a framework for evidence-based practices.


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