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Search results for "Critical Care Nursing"
Special or Theme Issue
Simmons D, ed. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2010;22:161-290.
Articles in this special issue discuss safe practices, effective staffing, teamwork, and event analysis to enhance patient safety in the critical care setting.
Cases & Commentaries
- Web M&M
Nancy Spector, PhD, RN ; March 2011
While caring for a complex patient in the surgical intensive care unit, a nurse incorrectly set up the continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) machine, raising questions about how new nurses should be trained in high-risk procedures.
Journal Article > Review
Browne M, Cook P. Nurs Crit Care. 2011;16:92-98.
This review explores how placing inappropriate trust in the reliability of complex equipment in the ICU may pose patient safety risks.
Journal Article > Study
Evaluation of an evidence-based, nurse-driven checklist to prevent hospital-acquired catheter-associated urinary tract infections in intensive care units.
Fuchs MA, Sexton DJ, Thornlow DK, Champagne MT. J Nurs Care Qual. 2011;26:101-109.
Journal Article > Commentary
Stokowski LA. Highlights of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses 22nd Annual Conference [Medscape.com]. March 8, 2007.
The author discusses medical error in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and the role of teamwork in achieving safety. Continuing education credit is available.