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- RECOGNIZE THE TIPPING POINTS IN VITAL SIGNS: BEWARE THE TREACHEROUS TRIADS. Alspach, JoAnn Grif // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p10
The author focuses on orienting critical care nurses for assessment of critically ill patients and refers to two recent studies to help them sharpen their ability of recognizing clinically significant changes in vital signs. The studies found that, presence of 3 critically abnormal vital signs...
- EVALUACIÃ N DEL CONOCIMIENTO DEL ENFERMERO SOBRE LA IMPORTANCIA DEL MONITOREO DE LA PRESIÃ N VENOSA CENTRAL EN PACIENTES CRÃ–TICOS. Duarte, Rayssa Nogueira; Feitoza, Sarah Maria de Sousa; Melo, Elizabeth Mesquita; Barbosa, Islene Victor; Studart, Rita Mnica Borges; Lima, Francisca Elisngela Teixeira // Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;Nov2011, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p2091
Objective: to evaluate the knowledge of nurse about of the monitoring the central venous pressure (CVP) in the water column in critically ill patients. Method: exploratory quantitative study, conducted in two intensive care units with 24 nurses. Data were collected from January to April 2010,...
- ABSTRACTS: POSTER PRESENTATIONS: Dependance of peak/PEEP pressures and intra-abdominal pressure/gastric residual volume in mechanically ventilated and enterally fed ICU patients. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p81
An abstract of the article "Dependance of peak/PEEP pressures and intra-abdominal pressure/gastric residual volume in mechanically ventilated and enterally fed ICU patients," by Liilia Leius, Svetlana Frolova, and Boris Gabovits is presented.
- Vital signs...This practice profile is based on NS555 Steen C (2010) Prevention of deterioration in acutely ill patients in hospital. Nursing Standard. 24, 49, 49-57. // Nursing Standard;12/15/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 15-17, p59
I work in a brain injury rehabilitation unit and, as with most inpatient areas, a patient's condition can deteriorate at any time. After reading this article, I was able to revise my knowledge of important physiological observations.
- Restoring Speech to Tracheostomy Patients. Morris, Linda L. // Critical Care Nurse;Dec2015, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p13
Tracheostomies may be established as part of an acute or chronic illness, and intensive care nurses can take an active role in helping restore speech in patients with tracheostomies, with focused nursing assessments and interventions. Several different methods are used to restore speech, whether...
- Responsiveness of the frontal EMG for monitoring the sedation state of critically ill patients. Walsh, T. S.; Lapinlampi, T. P.; Ramsay, P.; Särkelä, M. O. K.; Uutela, K.; Viertiö-Oja, H. E. // BJA: The British Journal of Anaesthesia;Nov2011, Vol. 107 Issue 5, p710
Background Excessive sedation is associated with adverse patient outcomes during critical illness, and a validated monitoring technology could improve care. We developed a novel method, the responsiveness index (RI) of the frontal EMG. We compared RI data with Ramsay clinical sedation...
- Daily interruptions to sedation for critically ill adults? // BMJ: British Medical Journal;10/27/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7880, p13
The article reports a study which revealed that in ventilated adults managed with protocols that incorporated sedation, the addition of daily sedation interruption did not reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation or Intensive Care Unit (ICU) stay.
- Nurses' knowledge and responsibility toward nutritional assessment for patients in intensive care units. Al Kalaldeh, Mahmoud; Shahin, Mahmoud // Journal of Health Sciences;2014, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p90
Introduction: Nutritional assessment is a prerequisite for nutritional delivery. Patients in intensive care suffer from under-nutrition and nutritional failure due to poor assessment. Nursing ability to early detect nutritional failure is the key for minimizing imparities in practice and...
- Effect of the critical care outreach team on patient survival to discharge from hospital and readmission to critical care: non-randomised population based study. Ball, Carol; Kirkby, Margaret; Williams, Susan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/1/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7422, p1014
Abstract Objectives: To determine the effect of the critical care outreach team on patient survival to discharge from hospital after discharge from critical care and readmission to critical care. Design: Non-randomised population based study. Setting Tertiary referral teaching hospital with 1200...