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  THIS JUST IN September 2011  



Original Research: Blood Transfusion: The Patient's Experience
AJN, American Journal of Nursing, September 2011

Few studies have examined the patient's perspective regarding blood transfusion. Learn how well patients understand the role of blood transfusion in their treatment and whether it causes them discomfort.

AACN Advanced Critical Care, July/September 2011

Dyspnea is a common, highly distressing symptom often likened to suffocation experienced by many critically ill patients. Learn more about your role in assessing and treating dyspnea and respiratory distress.

Use of an Intervention Bundle to Eliminate Pressure Ulcers in Critical Care
Journal of Nursing Care Quality, July/September 2011

Nursing staff implemented an intervention bundle in an effort to eliminate hospital-acquired pressure ulcers in their intensive care unit. Discover their methods and see the results by reading this nursing research study.

Delirium in the Intensive Care Unit: Assessment and Management
AACN Advanced Critical Care, July/September 2011

Critical care nurses can make a significant impact on patient outcomes by understanding delirium and evidence-based practice strategies to help systematically reduce modifiable delirium risk factors. Also, this article reviews recent reports concerning pharmacologic management of delirium in the intensive care unit.

Tech Update: Taking the pressure off in the ICU
Nursing Management, August 2011

In this study, researchers identified patients at moderate-to-high risk for pressure ulcer development and investigated whether using static air products and specific nursing education would significantly decrease pressure ulcer incidence rates.


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