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ICU Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

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ICU Management

Supporting the patient innovator

2018 16 Mar

Their inability to communicate effectively whilst he had a tracheostomy on the intensive care unit (ICU), had such a profound impact on Duncan Buckley and his wife, Lisa-Marie, that they developed a concept for a novel interactive communication device, called ‘ICU CHAT’. Together, they have been embedded within the multidisciplinary ICU research team... Read more

ICU Management

Restoring Speech After Tracheostomies

2015 05 Dec

Tracheostomies are among the most common procedures performed in critically ill patients, and intensive care nurses can take an active role in helping restore speech to patients with tracheostomies, according to a report published in the journal Critical Care Nurse. Nursing assessments and interventions to help patients regain the ability to speak after... Read more