TITLE

Evaluation Standards for Management of Artificial Airways

AUTHOR(S)
Siela, Debra
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Aug2010, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the evaluation standards for artificial airway management which is related to patient outcomes. It discusses the scientific methods to set up the nursing quality indicators. It states that the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is one of the primary outcomes used to determine standards of care for acutely and critically ill patients with artificial airways.
ACCESSION #
52650737

 

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