TITLE

Implementing the "Cardiac Huddle."

AUTHOR(S)
Hyde, Paula
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2008, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p144
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
31609313

 

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