ICU Patient Care

“Moving Mountains”: Successful ICU Patient Mobility Practices

In any hospital, the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a place of high stress and critical care. One of the most important aspects of caring for patients in the ICU is ensuring that they are mobile and have opportunities to move around as much as possible. This helps promote blood flow, prevents bedsores, and reduces …

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Cultivating Clinical Judgement in Nursing: How to Think Critically and Make the Best Decisions

Clinical judgment is an essential skill for nurses. It is the ability to think critically and make decisions in the best interest of patients. This can be a challenge, especially when there are multiple options and no clear right or wrong answer. In this blog post, we will discuss how to cultivate clinical judgment and …

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The Art of Communication: Effective Ways to Communicate with Patients in the Nursing Field

Good communication is key in the nursing field. It can be the difference between providing excellent patient care and making a mistake that could potentially harm a patient. In this blog post, we will discuss some effective ways to communicate with patients in the nursing field. We will also provide some tips on how to …

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How to Deal with Difficult Family Members in ICU: Advice from Healthcare Professionals

Dealing with a difficult family member can be very challenging, especially during an Intensive Care admission. It is important to remember that you are not alone! Healthcare professionals deal with difficult family members all the time and have learned how to handle the situation with grace. We will discuss some tips from experienced healthcare professionals …

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Discharging Patients from the ICU: Nursing Tips to Discharge Patients Safely

It’s a moment of great relief for families when their loved ones are discharged from the ICU. However, nurses need to be prepared for the discharge process in order to ensure a successful transition for patients and their families. You may be asking yourself, “why do I need to know how to discharge patient’s from …

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Caring for Death and Dying in Nursing: How to Provide Quality End-of-Life Care

Death and dying in nursing is something that all nurses will encounter at some point during their career. It is important to be prepared for this difficult task, and to know how to provide quality end-of-life care for your patients. We will discuss the basics of caring for death and dying in nursing. We will …

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Multidisciplinary Rounds in the ICU: How to Be Prepared

Multidisciplinary Rounds in the ICU are an important part of patient care. They provide an opportunity for all members of the health care team to come together and discuss each patient’s case. This can help ensure that everyone is on the same page and that no important details are missed. We will discuss what Multidisciplinary …

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Intensive Care Head to Toe Assessment: A Comprehensive Checklist

When a patient is admitted to the intensive care unit, it is vital that a comprehensive assessment is conducted in order to determine the best course of treatment. This head-to-toe assessment should include an evaluation of all body systems, as well as any acute issues or concerns that may be present. We will discuss the …

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