EXTENDING THE SYNERGY MODEL TO PRECEPTORSHIP
- Updates in sepsis management: new guidelines for sepsis care. Kleinpell, Ruth // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p33
This article summarises the new Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines and identifies implications for nursing practice.
- Vital signs...This practice profile is based on NS555 Steen C (2010) Prevention of deterioration in acutely ill patients in hospital. Nursing Standard. 24, 49, 49-57. // Nursing Standard;12/15/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 15-17, p59
I work in a brain injury rehabilitation unit and, as with most inpatient areas, a patient's condition can deteriorate at any time. After reading this article, I was able to revise my knowledge of important physiological observations.
- The Critical Nursing Situation Index for safety assessment in intensive care. Binnekade, Jan M.; de Mol, Bas A.; Kesecioglu, Jozef; de Haan, Rob J. // Intensive Care Medicine;Jun2001, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p1022
Objective: The assessment of critical nursing situations can be a valuable tool in the detection of weak elements in the safety of patients and the quality of care in the ICU. A critical nursing situation can be defined as any observable situation, which deviates from good clinical practice and...
- 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...
- Advanced Nursing Directives: Integrating Validated Clinical Scoring Systems into Nursing Care in the Pediatric Emergency Department. deForest, Erin Kate; Thompson, Graham Cameron // Nursing Research & Practice;2012, p1
In an effort to improve the quality and flow of care provided to children presenting to the emergency department the implementation of nurse-initiated protocols is on the rise. We review the current literature on nurse-initiated protocols, validated emergency department clinical scoring systems,...
- '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.