TITLE

A Second Set of Eyes: An Introduction to Tele-ICU

AUTHOR(S)
Goran, Susan F.
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Aug2010, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the tele-intensive care unit (ICU) which aims to improve safety and enhance outcomes through standardization. It states that the tele-ICU team is a second set of eyes that can provide clinical surveillance and support. It notes many ICU patients in disparate geographical locations for multiple hospitals. It notes that some tele-ICU registered nurses are attracted to the tele-ICU to lessen the significant physical and emotional demands of full-time bedside care.
ACCESSION #
52650747

 

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