Nurses' Role in Clarifying Goals in the Intensive Care Unit

Martin, Beth; Koesel, Niki
June 2010
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2010, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p64
Academic Journal
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 families. Moreover, it suggests the need for nurses to have clinical skills as well as being proficient in communication skills.


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