“Low volume, low pressure mechanical ventilation has been shown to decrease mortality in critically ill patients with acute lung injury.
This is a small Australian Study where the objective was to obtain an in-depth understanding of the phenomenon of peri-operative nurses’ use of protective eyewear in the operating room (OR), and to understand nurses’ attitudes and beliefs towards protective eyewear. It may prompt you to consider the compliance rates in your workplace.
“The management of emotions can be considered a crucial component of health care work. Health care professionals are expected to control their emotions and to adequate express them during the interactions with patients, families and colleagues.
“Unstable angina pectoris (UA) or acute myocardial infarction(AMI), i.e. acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is one of the main killers in the western world. Physicians assessing chest pain patients in the emergency department (ED) base the likelihood of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) mainly on ECG, symptom history and blood markers of myocardial injury.
Are you a Workaholic or do you know some of your peers who are? The enclosed research article is of interest.The study examined the longitudinal profiles of “burnout, engagement and workaholism among highly educated employees.
‘Passive leg raise (PLR) during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) has been found to improve cardiac preload and blood flow during chest compressions.
‘There’s a direct relationship between nursing team satisfaction and intent to stay, and the nurse manager’s leadership style and perceived abilities.
“Cutaneous abscesses have traditionally been treated with incision and drainage (I&D) and left to heal by secondary closure.”
‘Perioperative pulmonary aspiration (POPA) can cause death and may lead to clinically significant morbidities. Reported perioperative pulmonary aspiration (POPA) rates have substantial variation. Perioperative hypoxemia (POH), a manifestation of POPA, has been infrequently studied beyond the PACU, for patients undergoing a diverse array of surgical procedures’.
Providing clarity regarding your role goes a long way in not only how you’re perceived by others, but also for building your confidence and credibility. Regardless of how long you have been in your current role, the enclosed article from Nursing Management is definitely worth a read.