- EB116: Swat Out Pressure Ulcers Through Teamwork. Evans, Alice; Bustamonte, Regina; Drake, Shirley // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pe48
No abstract available.
- In Our Unit. Skin Care Oktoberfest: A Creative Approach to Pressure Ulcer Prevention Education in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Scott, Michael; Pasek, Tracy Ann; Lancas, Allison; Duke, Ashley; Vetterly, Carol // Critical Care Nurse;Oct2011, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p74
The article discusses the "Skin Care Oktoberfest" organized at the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It mentions that attendees at the event examined pressure ulcers simulated in pumpkins, and had to achieve 5 learning stations including...
- NECESSIDADES ESPECIAIS NO CENTRO DE TERAPIA INTENSIVA: FATORES AGRAVANTES E ATENUANTES. Tereza Lopes de Souza, Priscilla; de Araujo Ferreira, Jocelly; Milena de Araújo, Jaciara; Joeudes Queiroz Nogueira, José; Albernaz Pinheiro de Carvalho, Mariana; de Lucena Alves, Jussara // Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;Aug2015 Supp, p9069
Objective: to investigate the special needs of hospitalized patients in the Intensive Care Unit and identify the factors that influence positively or negatively in meeting their special needs. Method: a descriptive exploratory study with a qualitative approach, conducted with 10 patients of...
- AARC Releases Adult Risk Assessment Checklist. Laher, Douglas S. // AARC Times;July2012, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p8
The article discusses "Adult Risk Assessment Checklist," released by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), designed by Charles G. Durbin Jr. and Patrick J. Dunne. It provides respiratory therapists with an evidence-based tool which can be implemented, monitored and validated, to...
- EB91 A 3-Year Journey to Decrease Occurrence of Pressure Ulcers in an Academic Medical Intensive Care Unit. Smit, Inge; Blevins, Cheri // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, pe23
An abstract of the article "A 3-Year Journey to Decrease Occurrence of Pressure Ulcers in an Academic Medical Intensive Care Unit," by Inge Smit and Chrei Blevins is presented.
- EB51: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Daily Goal Setting in the Intensive Care Unit. Elliott, Sarah; Pedack, Ann; Allan, Glenn // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pe12
No abstract available.
- Facility dramatically reduces pressure ulcers. // Healthcare Benchmarks & Quality Improvement;Nov2010, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p123
The article commends the Skin Breakdown Prevention Committee of Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, Illinois for effectively reducing pressure ulcers. The improvement was evident after purchasing new pressure-reduction mattresses, moisture-prevention creams, incontinent collection devices and...
- La familia y las visitas en las unidades de cuidado intensivo. Achury, Diana Marcela; Beltrán, Luisa Fernanda Achury; Cárdenas, Ángela Marcela Ramírez // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p2
â€¢ A patient's admission to the intensive care unit causes an imbalance for the whole family. Therefore, nurses and other healthcare professionals should focus caring on assessing and managing not only the patient's needs, but the family's too. â€¢ Visiting is a vital tool that enables...
- Skin lesion in a critically ill man. // BMJ: British Medical Journal;9/26/2015, Vol. 351 Issue 8026, ph4570
The article describes the case of an adult male who presents with Tsutsugamushi disease characterized by high fever and the appearance of skin lesion.