Promoting Effective Communication for Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation
- Capping a cuffed tracheostomy tube. Morris, Linda L.; Grossbach, Irene // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p12
A letter is presented in response to the article "Promoting Effective Communication for Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation," by Irene Grossbach and colleagues in the June 2011 issue; a response by Irene Grossbach to the letter is also included.
- A PROSPECTIVE VIDEO RECORDED STUDY ABOUT CONSCIOUS PATIENT'S COMMUNICATION PATTERNS WHILE RECEIVING MECHANICAL VENTILATION IN INTENSIVE CARE UNIT. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p3
An abstract of the article "A Prospective Video Recorded About Conscious Patient's Communication Patterns While Receiving Mechanical Ventilation in Intensive Care Unit," by Veronika Karlsson, Berith Lindahl, and Ingegerd Bergbom is presented.
- Ventilator-weaning Protocols -- Do They Help? Laher, Douglas S. // AARC Times;Aug2010, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p18
The article discusses the ventilator-weaning protocols in patients with respiratory failure in the U.S. It notes that patients receiving mechanical ventilation for respiratory failure should undergo formal assessment of discontinuation potential if categories including evidence for reversal of...
- Reducing Patient Discomfort During Mechanical Ventilatory Support--An Integrated Approach. Chlan, Linda L. // Critical Care Alert;Mar2012, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p89
The author focuses on the discomfort and symptoms of stress associated with patients receiving mechanical ventilator support and suggest the use of integrated approaches including sedatives and analgesics, and safe and effective integrative therapies to reduce the discomfort.
- Sedation monitoring service reduces costs, cuts duration of ventilation and ICU stay. // Formulary;Aug99, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p708
Discusses the sedation monitoring service to control the rising cost of sedation therapy and promote compliance with established guidelines. Evaluation of mechanically ventilated patients receiving continuous-infusion sedation; Use of study and control group with regards to...
- Pulmonary Care. A Nurse's Experience Being Intubated and Receiving Mechanical Ventilation. Jenabzadeh, Nicole E.; Chlan, Linda // Critical Care Nurse;Dec2011, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p51
A nurse with a history of childhood asthma describes her experiences with intubation and mechanical ventilation. It is important for nurses to recognize that mechanical ventilation is very stressful for patients and for the patients' families. It is essential for nurses to keep the patient as...
- Diaphragm antioxidant system in controlled mechanical ventilation in piglets: short term vs. prolonged mechanical ventilation response. Gayan-Ramirez, Ghislaine; Decramer, Marc // Intensive Care Medicine;Oct2005, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p1303
Compares the effects of short-term and long-term controlled mechanical ventilation on diaphragm antioxidant defense and contractile properties in piglets. Condition of the respiratory muscles of patients under prolonged mechanical ventilation; Capacity of mechanical ventilation to induce...
- Ask the Experts. Eating While Receiving Mechanical Ventilation. Seckel, Maureen A.; Schulenburg, Kim // Critical Care Nurse;Aug2011, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p95
The article presents answer to the question of whether patients with a tracheostomy who are receiving mechanical ventilation can swallow a diet.
- Anti-inflammatory effects of clarithromycin in ventilator-induced lung injury. Amado-Rodríguez, Laura; González-López, Adrián; López-Alonso, Inés; Aguirre, Alina; Astudillo, Aurora; Batalla-Solís, Estefanía; Blazquez-Prieto, Jorge; García-Prieto, Emilio; Albaiceta, Guillermo M. // Respiratory Research;May2013, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p1
Background: Mechanical ventilation can promote lung injury by triggering a pro-inflammatory response. Macrolides may exert some immunomodulatory effects and have shown significant benefits over other antibiotics in ventilated patients. We hypothesized that macrolides could decrease...