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Staffing Guidelines in the Intensive Care Unit
25th Feb 2021
Introduction: Introduction Problem Statement and Justification The problem is that the healthcare system does not have strict staffing guidelines that can be implemented in the intensive care unit (ICU). Each state...

Patient Safety in the ICU
18th Jun 2020
Introduction: PATIENT SAFETY Patient Safety in the ICU Safety in patient care has been of concern since the release of the Institute of Medicine Report in 1997 attributing human error to between 4 percent and 16 pe...

Stress And Job Satisfaction Of ICU Nurses
11th Feb 2020
Introduction: Stress is a concept describing the interrelatedness of person and environment. It is the response by a person to stressors in the environment. Selye’s General Adaptation Theory (Selye, 1976) des...

Benefits of Different Oxygen Levels Administered in ICU
11th Feb 2020
Introduction: ABSTRACT: There have been numerous studies conducted to identify the benefits of different oxygen levels administered in ICU (Intensive Care Unit) patients. However, the studies do not reveal a defi...

Transferring Ill Patients from ICU
11th Feb 2020
Introduction: Introduction The chosen topic for the case study is the delivery of care in transferring critically ill patients in Intensive Care Unit. It is related to core competency 3 aspect of care on Hygien...

Management of ICU Delirium
11th Feb 2020
Introduction: 1. Introduction In the critical care setting, haemodynamic failure is recognised by monitoring the patient’s blood pressure and pulse and treatment may involve fluid resuscitation or the use of ino...

Family Support Programme for ICU Patient Relatives
11th Feb 2020
Introduction: Constantin Vintilescu From DNP Online Community Davidson, E., Daly, J., Brady, R. & Higgins, P. (2010). Facilitated Sensemaking A Feasibility Study for the Provision of a Family Support Program ...

Decrease Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
11th Feb 2020
Introduction: Patients on ventilator support are very prone to respiratory infections. These patients have no means or control over what enters their lungs or what does not. One prevalent infectious process that ca...

Pediatric Trauma Scoring System in Predicting Mortality
11th Feb 2020
Introduction: PEDIATRIC TRAUMA SCORE AS PREDICTOR OF OUTCOME OF PATIENTS ADMITTED TO CENTRALIZED SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT IN A GOVERNMENT TERTIARY HOSPITAL: A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY I. Justification of the...