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

Gonzales, Laura; Fields, Willa; McGinty, Joyce; Gallo, Ana-Maria
April 2010
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2010, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p25
Academic Journal
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.


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