TITLE

Quality Improvement in the Catheterization Laboratory: Redesigning Patient Flow for Improved Outcomes

AUTHOR(S)
Gonzales, Laura; Fields, Willa; McGinty, Joyce; Gallo, Ana-Maria
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2010, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on a project designed and developed to reduce vascular complications after cardiac catheterization. It states that the project included reeducation of telemetry nurses, creation of a postprocedural recovery area or a holding room and limiting removal of sheath to catheterization laboratory technicians and critical care nurses. It further states that implementation of project resulted in reduced vascular complications after cardiac catheterization.
ACCESSION #
51408990

 

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