- EB94 Patient Safety: Restraint Reduction, Restraint Elimination, and Best Practice. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, pe54
An abstract of the article "Patient Safety: Restraint Reduction, Restraint Elimination, and Best Practice," by Richard Arbour, and Anna Kirk is presented.
- PATIENT SAFETY IN ICU AND NUMBER OF CRITICAL CARE NURSES - THE IDEAL VERSUS REALITY. WHAT IS TODAYS SITUATION IN EUROPEAN ICUS? // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p17
An abstract of the article "Patient Safety in ICU and Number of Critical Care Nurses - The Ideal Versus Reality. What Is Todays Situation in European ICUS?," by RÃ³sa ThorsteinsdÃ³ttir is presented.
- Patient safety suffers with poor work conditions. // Hospital Employee Health;Aug2007, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p92
The article reports on the study on patient safety. According to the study of 1,095 nurses in 51 intensive care units (ICU) at 31 hospitals in the U.S., patients in intensive care are more likely to develop deadly infections if the units were understaffed and nurses worked more overtime. Another...
- Western Sydney gets raw deal. // Lamp;Dec2015/Jan2016, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p16
The article focuses on the government's planned redevelopment projects in Western Sydney, New South Wales. Topics include the expectation that the Cumberland Hospital's mental health unit will benefit from the project, the opinion of Sharon McInerney of the New South Wales Nurses and Midwives'...
- SESSION 21: PATIENT SAFETY: Disturbances and disruptions during medication in an ICU. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p59
An abstract of the article "Disturbances and disruptions during medication in an ICU," by Eva Laerkner, Katja Valentin Andersen, and Annette Reinholdt is presented.
- 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.
- How Studying Human Factors Improves Patient Safety. EGGERTSON, LAURA // Canadian Nurse;Mar2014, Vol. 110 Issue 2, p25
The article discusses why adverse events happen and how they can be prevented. It cites the human factors professionals who focus on finding ways to lessen human error within the systems and examine how health-care professionals interact with their colleagues, organization and tools and...
- Selecting a pharmacy layout design using a weighted scoring system. McDowell, Alissa L. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;5/1/2012, Vol. 69 Issue 9, p796
Purpose. A weighted scoring system was used to select a pharmacy layout redesign. Summary. Facilities layout design techniques were applied at a local hospital pharmacy using a step-by-step design process. The process involved observing and analyzing the current situation, observing the current...
- More than just tired. Trossman, Susan // American Nurse;Jan/Feb2015, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses the efforts in reducing fatigue and its negative effects especially to nurses who work long hours. Topics covered include the importance of rest, the position statement developed by American Nurses Association (ANA) regarding the fatigue issue, and the development of...