WHEN YOUR WORK CONDITIONS ARE SICKER THAN YOUR PATIENTS
- Evaluation of Predisposing Factors of Nursing Errors in Critical Care Units of Urmia Medical Science University Hospitals. Bagaei R.; Nadari Y.; Khalkhali H. R. // Journal of Urmia Nursing & Midwifery Faculty;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p1
Background & Aims: Patient safety is an important part of the nursing management. But with this huge amount of nursing errors, patient safety seems out of reach. In order to catch a practical strategy to reduce the nursing error; this research evaluated the incidence and disclosure of nursing...
- Surviving the Nursing Shortage: Developing a Nursing Orientation Program to Prepare and Retain Intensive Care Unit Nurses. Cavanaugh, Debra A.; Huse, Anita L. // Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p251
Discusses a nursing educational program developed by Nurse Manager and the Clinical Educator of the Level III of the neonatal intensive care unit of the Floating Hospital for Children at the Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston designed to prepare and retain competent intensive care units....
- Managing a major incident in the critical care unit. Carter, Chris // Nursing Standard;4/2/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 31, p39
This article analyses recent major incidents using a standardised structured approach and is relevant to nurses working in the critical care unit. Information on responding to a major incident is provided, and the need to support staff after an incident, especially critical care personnel, is...
- 'End-of-life' decision making within intensive care-objective, consistent, defensible? Ravenscroft, Andrew J.; Bell, M. D. Dominic // Journal of Medical Ethics;Dec2000, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p435
Objective--To determine the objectivity, consistency and professional unanimity in the initiation, continuation and withdrawal of life-prolonging procedures in intensive care--to determine methods, time-scale for withdrawal and communication with both staff and relatives--to explore any...
- Coding for critical care: Timing is everything. // ED Management;Nov2008, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p125
The article offers instructions for proper documentation and billing of emergency departments' critical care division.
- From the Editor. Alspach, Grif // Critical Care Nurse;Dec2002 Supplement, Vol. 22, preceding p1
The article discusses the report about managing anemia in critically ill patients and the role played by critical care nurses in their care.
- Briefs. // Australian Nursing Journal;Oct2000, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p35
Presents updates on issues related to critical care nursing in Australia as of October 2000. Observations made by nurses from Flinders University in South Australia; Causes of stress among postgraduate critical care nurses; Emergency services for children with special health care needs.
- INTENSIVE CARE UNITS "WITHOUT WALLS" - CONCEPT "OUTREACH. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p12
An abstract of the article "Intensive Care Units Without Walls - Concept Outreach," by Gordana DragoÅ¡ev, Petar MirkoviÄ‡, and Sofija AlijeviÄ‡ is presented.
- Audit Commission calls for improvements to critical care. White, Caroline // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/30/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7218, p1152
Reports on the critical care services in England and Wales. Cost of critical care in England and Wales; Mortality in intensive care units in England and Wales.