Evidence-Based Practice. The Going Home Initiative: Getting Critical Care Patients Home With Hospice
- SESSION 2: END-OF-LIFE CARE: Taking patients home to die for intensive care. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p37
An abstract of the article "Taking patients home to die from intensive care," by Laura Lockwood, Sally Goodwin, and Kate Gray is presented.
- â€˜Absentâ€™ palliative services stop people being able to die at home. // Nursing Standard;1/28/2015, Vol. 29 Issue 22, p12
District nurses are urgently needed to allow more patients to die at home and reduce hospital admissions, a leading palliative care expert has told MPs.
- SESSION 24: CRITICAL CARE OUTSIDE THE ICU: Reduced ICU re-admissions. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p64
An abstract of the article "Reduced ICU re-admissions," by Sinikka Tellervo LeppÃ¤nen is presented.
- A role for nurse practitioners in the ICU: Advocating for change. CROWE, SARAH // Dynamics;Fall2014, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p26
No abstract available.
- Implementation of a bowel care protocol within intensive care. Ring, Michelle // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p17
â€¢ Our eleven-bed level three ICU did not have a formal bowel care protocol in place. Bowel care was addressed by giving a variety of aperients. Our observations over a period of several months revealed that constipation was a problem. â€¢ A small audit was carried out in June-July 2008...
- Relocation stress and nursing implications. Kwai Ping Suen, Lorna; Wing Yan Lee, Tina; Chi Ho Wong, Jackson // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2010, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p194
Untimely transfer, as well as environmental, staffing, and client factors may contribute to relocation stress of ICU patients. Translocation stress my pose negative effects on the psychological well-being and physical recovery of patients. Better transfer preparation, set-up policies on...
- Centralisation of paediatric intensive care and a 24-hour retrieval service. Roussak, Penelope // British Journal of Nursing;1/9/2014, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p25
This article aims to analyse the effects of the centralisation of paediatric intensive care (PIC) and the requirement for a 24-hour retrieval service, as outlined in Standards for the Care of Critically Ill Children (Paediatric Intensive Care Society, 2010). It affects staff at district general...
- 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...
- Safety First! Using a Checklist for Intrafacility Transport of Adult Intensive Care Patients. Comeau, Odette Y.; Armendariz-Batiste, Josette; Woodby, Scott A. // Critical Care Nurse;Oct2015, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p16
BACKGROUND Adult critical care patients in an academic medical center experienced adverse events during intrafacility transport resulting from lack of preparation. An intervention was needed to help keep patients safe during intrafacility transport. OBJECTIVE To develop a checklist for transport...