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Volume 20 - Issue 2, 2020

2020 11 Aug

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The Night in the ICU

2020 11 Aug

T hey say that in the world of the intensive care unit (ICU), there is no night. It can be qualified as a lesser day, but not really as a night. The hustle and bustle may be slower, patient flow and activity may be less, conversations may be negligible, and the staff on duty may be limited, but patient care continues, alarms are in place, and the... Read more

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The Night Falls in the ICU: Changing Realities for Patients, Relatives & Interdisciplinary Team

2020 11 Aug

Night has fallen in the intensive care unit, and the medical team is smaller. What do physicians, nurses and patients actually feel? An overview of the night falls in the ICU - from the perspective of an ICU team. Brief Description and Comparison with the Day-Time Atmosphere During the day and at night, intensive care units (ICU)... Read more

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Nine Nurse-Recommended Design Strategies to Improve Alarm Management in the ICU: A Qualitative Study

2020 11 Aug

We asked intensive care nurses how they experience medical alarms in the critical care context and how they can help ideate strategies for better alarm management. Our study revealed that excessive medical alarms are one of the sources of discomfort at the workspace for critical care nurses and nurses’ wellbeing is fundamental in providing better... Read more

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Sleep Deprivation and Fatigue Management in the Intensive Care Unit

2020 11 Aug

The impact of sleep deprivation and fatigue on patients and staff in the intensive care unit and how improved sleep, reduced noise disturbances, and more organised shifts could be beneficial for both patients and clinicians. T he World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that average daily sound levels in patient care areas should... Read more

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2020 11 Aug

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