- InBox: PATIENT CARE. To Reduce ICU Stays, Get Patients Moving. Charet, Genevieve P. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Aug2010, Vol. 84 Issue 8, p14
The article presents results from a study conducted by Johns Hopkins University concerning a reduction in the length of stay among intensive care patients who received physical therapy and limited sedation. Patient safety and teamwork are also discussed.
- EB96 Preventing Iatrogenic Anemia by Minimizing Phlebotomy Blood Loss Through the Use of 3-Way Stopcock. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, pe56
An abstract of the article "Preventing Iatrogenic Anemia by Minimizing Phlebotomy Blood Loss Through the Use of 3-Way Stopcock," by Kathleen Genito-Tamaray and Harriet McGinnis is presented.
- Minimally Invasive Versus Open Sacroiliac Joint Fusion: Are They Similarly Safe and Effective? Ledonio, Charles; Polly, David; Swiontkowski, Marc // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Jun2014, Vol. 472 Issue 6, p1831
Background: The sacroiliac joint has been implicated as a source of chronic low back pain in 15% to 30% of patients. When nonsurgical approaches fail, sacroiliac joint fusion may be recommended. Advances in intraoperative image guidance have assisted minimally invasive surgical (MIS) techniques...
- A Quality Improvement Project to Decrease Non-Value Blood Work in Critical Care. Walter, Grace; Amaral, Andre; Duncan, Barb; Harrington, Heather; Kure, Lars // Dynamics;Summer2014, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p55
No abstract available.
- CHOLECYSTECTOMY; LAPAROSCOPIC VS OPEN IN PATIENTS WITH MILD LIVER CIRRHOSIS AND SYMPTOMATIC GALL STONES. Hassan, Iram Hassan; Khan, Muhammad Sohaib; Malik, Naveed Akhtar; Khan, Jahangir Sarwar; Zaman, Saadia; Khan, Muhammad Mussadiq // Professional Medical Journal;2014, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p5
Objective: To compare the operative time, blood loss, postoperative pain and length of hospitalization between open (OC) and laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) in Liver cirrhotic patients with Child -Pugh class A & B. Study Design: Randomised Control Trial (RCT). Setting and Duration: This study...
- EB109 Letâ€™s Move Together: A Collaborative Approach to Implementing Early Mobility. Uzdanovich, Kathleen; Regan, Moriah; Monagle, Janet // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2015, Vol. 35 Issue 2, pe54
An abstract of the article "Let's Move Together: A Collaborative Approach to Implementing Early Mobility" by Kathleen Uzdanovich, Moriah Regan and Janet Monagle is presented.
- Critically Ill Surgical Patients Followed in a Medical Intensive Care Unit. Tanriöver, Mine Durusu; Sait, Bilgin; Arsava, Begum Ergan; Yorganci, Kaya; Iskit, Arzu Topeli // Turkish Journal of Medical & Surgical Intensive Care Medicine / ;2010, Issue 3, p60
Aim: Postoperative patients, particularly the elderly, might have high hospital mortality rates. A multidisciplinary approach can decrease the mortality rate in this patient population and offer high quality intensive care. The aim of this study was to evaluate the general characteristics and...
- EB110: Shifting the Culture: Charting a Course to Eliminate Use of Restraints While Maintaining a Safe Environment. Cohen, Leah; Alexander, Kim // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pe45
No abstract available.
- ABCDE bundle should guide care of critically ill patients. // Healthcare Purchasing News;Jul2012, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p18
The article presents an overview of the Awakening, Breathing coordination, Choice of sedative, Delirium screening and management and Early exercise, which provides health care providers with information on the proper care of critically ill patients.