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Point-of-care ultrasonography (POCUS) has recently become a useful tool that intensivists are incorporating into clinical practice. However, the incorporation of ultrasonography in critical care in developing countries is not straightforward.
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Name: Annals of intensive care
To examine the prevalence of the use of electronic medical record systems in Brazilian intensive care units and the perceptions of intensive care physicians regarding the contribution of electronic me...
This study described the basic characteristics of children aged 0-16 years who were treated in intensive care units (ICUs) and paediatric ICUs (PICUs), compared their outcomes and examined any causes ...
The shift from curative to palliative care is one of the most challenging situations in intensive care units.
Measuring patients satisfaction is an important part of continuous quality improvement in health care. In intensive care, family satisfaction is often used as a proxy for patient experience. At presen...
Patients of adult intensive care units (ICUs) often suffer from a lack of sleep. Reducing anxiety by promoting adaptation to the ICU prior to admission may be an appropriate way to increase sleep qual...
Deep vein thrombosis is a common problem in the intensive care unit and diagnosis is often delayed due to limited availability of a formal duplex ultrasound. Physician performed 2 point c...
Assessment of nutritional practices in french intensive care units.
The tools to measure safety culture (CS) have recently become available. No study has focused on the measure in France, apart from pilot studies. intensive services are particularly at ris...
In France, Intensive Medicine is carried out in three types of structures: intensive care units, intensive care unit and units Continuous Monitoring (USC). Created in the 90s as intermedia...
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...
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill infants and children. Neonates are excluded since INTENSIVE CARE UNITS, NEONATAL is available.
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill patients.
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 continuing surveillance and care to acutely ill newborn infants.
Advanced and highly specialized care provided to medical or surgical patients whose conditions are life-threatening and require comprehensive care and constant monitoring. It is usually administered in specially equipped units of a health care facility.
Palliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness. Management of pain and other symptoms and provision of psychological, social and spiritual support is paramount. The goal of palliative care is achievement of the ...