TITLE

Guest Editorial. LONG-TERM CONSEQUENCES OF CRITICAL ILLNESS: A NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR HIGH-IMPACT CRITICAL CARE NURSES

AUTHOR(S)
Harvey, Maurene A.; Davidson, Judy
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Oct2011, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the consequences of critical illness and the role of the critical care nurses. According to the author, change in practice is necessary to provide the patients with the best chance of physical, psychological, cognitive and functional recovery. The author also states that good communication between the patients, their families and the care givers can help minimize the long term consequences of a critical illness.
ACCESSION #
66315579

 

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