TITLE

Promoting Effective Communication for Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation

AUTHOR(S)
Grossbach, Irene; Stranberg, Sarah; Chlan, Linda
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2011, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several strategies to promote effective communication between intensive care unit (ICU) patients receiving mechanical ventilation, their health care staff and their family members. It discusses the difficulties and challenges experienced by the nursing staff, including creating a customized care plan with the patient and their family, and the use of communication devices for such patients.
ACCESSION #
60959756

 

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