- EB122 Use of Turn and Position Device to Prevent Pressure Ulcers in Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care Patients. Luettgen, Mary; Loberg, Rachel; Nelson, Kathleen // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, pe39
An abstract of the article "Use of Turn and Position Device to Prevent Pressure Ulcers in Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care Patients" by Mary Luettgen, Rachel Loberg, and Kathleen Nelson is presented.
- Head-of-Bed Elevation in Critically Ill Patients: A Review. Metheny, Norma A.; Frantz, Rita A. // Critical Care Nurse;Jun2013, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p53
Clinicians are confused by conflicting guidelines about the use of head-of-bed elevation to prevent aspiration and pressure ulcers in critically ill patients. Research-based information in support of guidelines for head-of-bed elevation to prevent either condition is limited. However,...
- Interruptions in Enteral Nutrition Delivery in Critically Ill Patients and Recommendations for Clinical Practice. STEWART, MELISSA L. // Critical Care Nurse;Aug2014, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p14
Malnutrition is common in critically ill patients and is associated with poor outcomes for patients and increased health care spending. Enteral nutrition is the method of choice for nutrition delivery. Enteral nutrition delivery practices vary widely, and underfeeding is widespread in critical...
- 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.
- A CONSENSUS GUIDELINE FOR PHYSICAL RESTRAINT IN THE ICU BASED ON A NATION-WIDE SURVEY IN JAPAN. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p3
An abstract of the article "A Consensus Guideline for Physical Restraint in the ICU Based on a Nation-Wide Survey in Japan," by Tomoe Yoshimochi is presented.
- Nurse-Managed Ventilator Weaning Protocol Results in Positive Clinical Outcomes. Chlan, Linda L. // Critical Care Alert;Apr2013, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p7
The article presents study that focuses on comparison between the usual method of physician-directed weaning from mechanical ventilation to a weaning protocol directed and managed by bedside Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurses. The hospital critical care committee developed the nurse-managed...
- Nursing Advocacy in Mobilization of Patients in ICU. Rodriguez, Catherine; Mathew, Sherly // Dynamics;Summer2014, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p53
No abstract available.
- SESSION 5: CREATIVITY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE: Reducing pressure damage in critical care. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p41
An abstract of the article "Reducing pressure damage in critical care," by Alison Evans is presented.
- Conflicts on Prognosis Occur Over Half the Time Between Physicians and Surrogate Decision-Makers. // Medical Ethics Advisor;Nov2016, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p121
The article looks at a study regarding the conflicts between physicians and surrogate decision-makers involving the patient's prognosis and the need to maintain hope was a common reason for surrogates being more optimistic about prognosis than physicians.