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Psychological support for nurses on paediatric intensive care units

29 October 2011

Nursing Children and Young People

General

Nurses on paediatric intensive care units (PICUs) are particularly vulnerable to emotional exhaustion and burnout due to critical incidents in the workplace. This...

Open AccessPO16 – Endotracheal suctioning methods in newborns in Estonian children’s intensive care units

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Supplement

Theme: Child protection and managing risk. Aim: To describe ETS methods in Estonian NICUs. Method: Research sample = 67% of Estonian NICU nurses. 2011 data: survey...

Introducing first-year student placements in critical care

08 February 2012

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Pre-registration nurse education requires students to spend 50% of their programme in clinical practice. The intensive care unit (ICU) is an area that could...

Open AccessOC45 – Towards family-centred care in neonatal intensive care unit

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Supplement

Theme: Complex health care and chronic disease management. Family-centred care is a philosophy of care characterized by partnership and respect between healthcare...

Ambulation of patients who are mechanically ventilated: nurses' views

Nursing Management

evidence & practice

Aims Aims Equipment and skills in intensive care have advanced dramatically, and early rehabilitation and ambulation for patients in intensive care units (ICUs) are...

Use of patient diaries in critical care

16 November 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The use of patient diaries in critical care in the UK is increasing, but there is little evidence-based research available to support this. The National Institute...

Medication errors in intensive care units: nurses’ training needs

06 July 2016

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Aim: To describe which elements of nurses’ knowledge, training, behaviour and attitude can prevent errors in intensive care units during all steps of the...

Open AccessOC47 – NICUs and family-centred care, from the leadership to the design, the results of a survey in Italy (by FCC Italian NICU study group)

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Supplement

Theme: Leadership, management, nursing education. Introduction: Family-centered care (FCC) in NICUs is related to staff culture and the organization of the unit....

Open AccessOC46 – NIDCAP at hospital São João – the journey

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Supplement

Theme: Complex health care and chronic disease management. In 2003, a group of professionals from Oporto went to Boston in the United States in order to get to know...

Family matters

06 December 2005

Nursing Standard

General article

Helping relatives cope with the stress and practical difficulties of having a loved one in intensive care is the remit of senior nurses at James Cook University...
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