Implementing the "Cardiac Huddle."

Hyde, Paula
April 2008
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2008, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p144
Academic Journal
The author talks about the Cardiac Huddle staff meeting implemented in a cardiac intensive care unit or telemetry unit. She states that the Huddle was a requirement for every staff member on duty and would take about five minutes of his or her time. She cites that the topics discussed at the meeting include concerns about empty beds, staffing issues and quality outcomes. She cites that the event has allowed the unit to meet its quality indicators and has resulted to high patient satisfaction.


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