Category list : Intensive care
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Intensive care patients may be undergoing unnecessary tests because they are suffering withdrawal symptoms from being unable to smoke or get their regular coffee fix, according to a new review of research evidence.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in the transport of critically ill patients should receive training in transfer medicine and gain experience in a supernumerary capacity, according to new guidance.
Quiet times in hospital neonatal units may be related to improving infant health, according to US researchers who have been assessing the impact of the idea.
Nursing staff in intensive care units (ICUs) are regularly missing opportunities to clean their hands during the care of patients, despite its critical importance for infection control, warn researchers.
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Introducing dedicated expert nurses to proactively monitor patients at increased risk of “clinical deterioration” can help cut intensive care transfers by up to 40%, according to a new US study.
Shorter critical care patients have an increased mortality risk compared to others being treated in intensive care settings, according to researchers.
A nursing team in London has done the “out of the ordinary” by helping a terminally ill patient to fulfil a final wish of going to the stay at the seaside with his family.
This article describes the three main types of fluids used for fluid replacement therapy and fluid resuscitation, their composition, mode of action, indications and side-effects
Intensive care services for the sickest patients are to be moved out of Leicester General Hospital because of ongoing concerns about staff shortages and patient safety.