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Name: PloS one
Intensive care nursing is a professionally challenging role, elucidated in the body of research focusing on nurses' ill-being, including burnout, stress, moral distress and compassion fatigue. Althoug...
To identify if complementary interventions impacted on conscious intensive care patients' perception of stress factors and quality of sleep.
Quality improvement initiatives demonstrate the contribution of reliable nursing care to gains in clinical and safety outcomes in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs); when core care is missed, outco...
The shift from curative to palliative care is one of the most challenging situations in intensive care units.
Accurately conceptualizing intensive care nurse work well-being is fundamental for successful engagement with workplace well-being interventions. Little is currently known about intensive care nurse w...
Patients who are hospitalized in intensive care unit (ICU) require basic nursing care to improve patient hygiene, to promote comfort, to prevent pressure ulcer, and foot or hand's retracta...
The individual characteristics and interactions of health care workers in intensive care units may influence patient safety. This study aims to quantify the influence of team familiarity a...
The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness of a best practices nursing protocol in intensive care units on the occurrence of critical incidents compared to the common practic...
Delirium is a common disorder in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients and is associated with serious short- and long-term consequences. This study focuses on a program of standardized nursin...
This study seeks to improve rehabilitation methods for restoring physical function with skilled nursing facility care. More specifically, this study is designed to evaluate the effectivene...
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill infants and children. Neonates are excluded since INTENSIVE CARE UNITS, NEONATAL is available.
Medical care provided after the regular practice schedule of the physicians. Usually it is designed to deliver 24-hour-a-day and 365-day-a-year patient care coverage for emergencies, triage, pediatric care, or hospice care.
A philosophy of nursing practice that takes into account total patient care, considering the physical, emotional, social, economic, and spiritual needs of patients, their response to their illnesses, and the effect of illness on patients' abilities to meet self-care needs. (From Mosby's Medical, Nursing, & Allied Health Dictionary, 4th ed, p745)
Nursing care given to an individual in the home. The care may be provided by a family member or a friend. Home nursing as care by a non-professional is differentiated from HOME CARE SERVICES provided by professionals: visiting nurse, home health agencies, hospital, or other organized community group.