Test ID C053: Transitional Care After the Intensive Care Unit: Current Trends and Future Directions
- ACERCÃNDONOS A LA FAMILIA A PESAR DEL CRISTAL. Mira, Beatriz Llorens // Cultura de los Cuidados;Mar2007, Issue 21, p16
No abstract available.
- ABSTRACTS: POSTER PRESENTATIONS: Intensive care units "without walls" - concept "Outreach". // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p83
An abstract of the article "Intensive care units without walls-concept Outreach, by Gordana Dragosev," Sofija Alijevic and Petar Mircovic is presented.
- Herding CATs: A Nurse Manager's Dream to Increase Quality of Care. Jacobs, Louise; Madrid, Pam // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2010, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p63
The article focuses on the significance of clinical action teams (CATs) in the U.S. It notes that CATs came out as the most effective means of ensuring quality of care in an intensive care unit (ICU). They are teams of staff nurses who apply best practice standards to clinical issues in the...
- Inclusive Leadership: The Best Way to Support Progressive Care Nurses. Fitzpatrick, Melissa A. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2004, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p91
Deals with the efforts of the critical care medicine sector in the U.S. to provide support for the progressive care nursing profession. Issues regarding the affiliation of progressive care units; Concept of the shared leadership approach that should be used on progressive care units; Reference...
- WARD QUALITY CHECKS HELP TO CUT PATIENT MORTALITY RATES. // Nursing Standard;9/30/2009, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p11
The author reports that ward quality checks by nurses at a British National Health Service (NHS) acute care hospital have reduced mortality rates. Senior nurse teams score wards in a quality review and give their feedback to ward staffers. The plan was launched after mortality rates at the North...
- Integrating Excellence into Culture: Developing Procedures for the TOA from CVICU to the Ward. Harrington, Alana; Cruz, Angelo; Bjerkseth, Brenda; Glen, Janice; Carre, Alison; Mustard, Mary; Lewis, Ellen // Dynamics;Summer2014, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p48
No abstract available.
- Chapter 7. Critical care triage. Christian, Michael D.; Joynt, Gavin M.; Hick, John L.; Colvin, John; Danis, Marion; Sprung, Charles L. // Intensive Care Medicine;Apr2010 Supplement 1, Vol. 36, p55
To provide recommendations and standard operating procedures for intensive care unit (ICU) and hospital preparations for an influenza pandemic or mass disaster with a specific focus on critical care triage. Based on a literature review and expert opinion, a Delphi process was used to define the...
- Intensive Enough? Campbell, Victoria // New England Journal of Medicine;5/31/2012, Vol. 366 Issue 22, p2124
The article discusses a study which examined the benefits of overnight coverage by on-site consultant intensivists in intensive care units (ICUs), by Wallace and colleagues, published within the issue. Study authors found that the presence of a nighttime intensivist is associated with reduced...
- Outcome of long-stay intensive care patients. Hughes, Martin; MacKirdy, Fiona N.; Norrie, John; Grant, Ian S. // Intensive Care Medicine;Apr2001, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p779
Objectives: To assess the numbers, characteristics and outcome for patients requiring long-term intensive care. Design and setting: Observational cohort study in 23 Scottish intensive care units over a 3-year period. Patients and participants: 323 patients with an ICU stay of 30 days or more....