Tag: Intensive Care

An intensive care unit, also known as an intensive therapy unit or intensive treatment unit or critical care unit, is a special department of a hospital or health care facility. Intensive care is needed if someone is seriously ill and requires intensive treatment and close monitoring, or if they're having surgery and intensive care can help them recover.

Intensive Care

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Review of Literature on Response to Alarms
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to review the literature for healthcare professionals’ (HP) understanding and response to monitor alarms in the hospital and any solutions proposed.... Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Increasing Paternal Bonding in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Research on the topic of paternal bonding in the NICU was found through the use of databases such as PudMed, Google Scholar, and OVID. After researching the topic, recommendations and interventions to fix the problem were found.... Last modified: 24th Mar 2021

Staffing Guidelines in the Intensive Care Unit
Nursing Essays
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... Last modified: 25th Feb 2021

Recommendations for Post-Intensive Care Follow-Up
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: Dear Dr Gillies, You have been an exemplary leader in Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service (DDHHS) since 2009.  During this time, you have undertaken many difficult roles where you endeavoured t... Last modified: 25th May 2020

Nursing Essays - Nurse Patient Safety
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Nurse Patient Safety The ICU Nurse and Patient Safety Abstract Nurses play a central role in direct patient care and safety surveillance at the point of care. This role suggests a need for conse... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Patients Transitions In The Intensive Care Unit
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Adequate preparation of critically ill patients throughout their transition experience within, and following discharge from the Intensive Care Unit is an important element of the nursing care process ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The Assessment Process Of Patients In Intensive Care
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This essay will present a reflective account of communication skills in practice whist undertaking assessment and history taking of two Intensive Care patients with a similar condition. It will endea... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Communication With Family Members Of Critically Ill Patients
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Critical Care Unit (CCU) or Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is designed to meet the special needs of acutely and critically ill patients in a hospital setting. In many acute care setting, the concept of ICU... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Reflection on Communication in Intensive Care Setting
Nursing Essays
Introduction: LPD 3 SUMMATIVE ESSAY My identified learning need is enhancing my ability to communicate articulately and assertively with the multidisciplinary team (MDT) members, as I portrayed lack of assertivene... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Length of stay in pediatric intensive care unit
Nursing Essays
Introduction: 1.1 Scope of Review The following review of the past work done in the area of intensive care unit (ICU) length of stay is divided into two parts. The first part covers the studies done on the PICU le... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Pediatric Trauma Scoring System in Predicting Mortality
Nursing Essays
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... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020