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Organisation and management of intensive care

Organisation and management of intensive care

a prospective study in 12 European countries

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Published by Springer in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Intensive care units -- Administration.,
    • Intensive care units -- Europe.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statement(eds.) D. Reis Miranda ... [et al.].
      SeriesUpdate in intensive care and emergency medicine ;, 29
      ContributionsMiranda, D. Reis
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA975.5.I56 O74 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 286 p. :
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL667476M
      ISBN 10354062581X
      LC Control Number97013204

      Without these cookies, we can't provide services to you. Since the available resources are limited, a real need is emerging to set the limits and indications of Intensive Care. To date there are now six published studies directly examining the volume—outcome relationship in the ICU, in addition to the many studies examining trauma and high-risk surgery, which frequently involve intensive care [ 2 - 7 ]. Assessment: This point-of-care, portable manual on the most common problems encountered in pulmonary and critical care medicine is intended to enforce certain key concepts and clear up common misconceptions, not be a comprehensive textbook.

      He has published more than research articles and reviews in peer reviewed journal. His primary research interests are sepsis and multi-organ failure, infection, shock and haemodynamic monitoring. It also has other high-yield topics like bronchiectasis, pneumonia, pleural effusion, etc. Multiple organizational factors are thought to be associated with improved outcome in critical care, including multidisciplinary rounds, the presence of a clinical pharmacist, care protocols for weaning and sedation, nurse staffing and education, and a culture of teamwork and communication [ 8 ]. Complete Chapter List. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

      It is understood that the problem not only involves medical considerations, but also ethical and economical aspects of the utmost importance. Each chapter summarizes a different aspect of ICU organization and targets individual clinicians and healthcare decision makers. It is understood that the problem not only involves medical considerations, but also ethical and economical aspects of the utmost importance. Without these cookies, we can't provide services to you. In the early 's he worked on the quantitative analysis of thoracic CT imaging, culminating in the "baby lung" s and lung recrutability s concepts.


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Organisation and management of intensive care book

This information helps us design a better experience for all users. It lays no claims to giving definite replies in a continuously developing field, but it will surely become the basis for future discussions and proposals.

We warmly congratulate the authors, and I am sure that their work will find wide diffusion and consent.

Introduction In the previous issue of Critical Care, Peelen and colleagues add to the growing body of literature demonstrating that increased volume is associated with improved outcomes in the intensive care unit ICU [ 1 ]. He has authored various papers and textbooks including the Oxford Handbook of Critical Care, now in its 3rd Edition, and is a Council member of the International Sepsis Forum.

Niedner et al describe five processes that must all occur to transform an ICU or anything in healthcare to a HRO: 1 Preoccupation with failure, 2 Reluctance to simplify interpretations, 3 Sensitivity to operations, 4 Commitment to resilience, and 5 Flexible decision structures.

Ex: patients on CBR, immediate post-op, with contraptions. For the first time in Europe, this book edited by Reis Miranda and his colleagues tackles systematically the many structural aspects of the European Intensive Care.

However, transfer of critically ill patients is not without risks, and little is known about the feasibility of regionalization in terms of costs, distances between hospitals, and number of potential lives saved. The UHC was formed in Chicagofor the self-stated purpose of: Providing the lens through which the organization assesses all it does, UHC's mission is to create knowledge, foster collaboration, and promote change to help members succeed.

I will prevent disease whenever I can, for prevention is preferable to cure. Audience: The book is written primarily for physicians in training, including residents and fellows in pulmonary and critical care medicine. The role of the tele-ICU and 24 hour in-house intensivist staffing in improving outcomes is controversial, and more research is needed in this area.

Required Cookies These cookies allow you to explore OverDrive services and use our core features. First, future observational research should attempt to explain the volume—outcome effect through a comprehensive examination of the relationship between ICU structure and outcome.

His primary research interests are sepsis and multi-organ failure, infection, shock and haemodynamic monitoring. Monitoring and instrumentation are continuously improving and more and more hospitals are getting Intensive Care facilities.

Niedner et al in a fantastic review article describe how this could be done in a pediatric ICU. If, in contrast, the benefit of high volume lies in staffing-related attributes such as a multidisciplinary team approach, nursing intensity, or organizational culture, the problem becomes even harder.

Identifying information has been modified so as not to reveal the identities of the institution, managing enterprise, or employees.

Management of Intensive Care: Guidelines for Better Use of Resources

Defining and exporting best practices through education, outreach, and, if necessary, regulation must be part of the health policy agenda for critical care.

A long overdue contribution to the field, The Organization of Critical Care: An Evidence-Based Approach to Improving Quality is an indispensable guide for all clinicians and health administrators concerned with achieving state-of-the-art outcomes for intensive care.

However, the continued wide variation in risk-adjusted outcome across hospitals makes it untenable not to consider every option to improve care in the ICU. Focus on both product and functions Most complex Has both vertical and horizontal chain of command and line of communication Staffing Process of assigning competent people to fulfill the roles designated for the organizational structure through recruitment, selection and development, induction and orientation of the new staff of the goals, vision, mission, philosophy etc.

I will remember that I do not treat a fever chart, a cancerous growth, but a sick human being, whose illness may affect the person's family and economic stability. To put this in perspective, Larsen et al showed that in a bed PICU it is estimated that there would be moderate and 44 serious adverse events per year!

The unique features of this book are the concise presentation, bulleted format, discussion of common misconceptions, ample diagnostic and management algorithms, common questions on the topic from learners, and case vignettes.

Distinguishing between these explanations has important health policy implications, because outcomes at low-volume ICUs could be improved either by exporting best practices found at high-volume centers or by regionalizing adult critical care — two very different care strategies.

Each of these studies examines different patient populations and uses a different threshold for defining a high-volume center, making a formal meta-analysis impossible.

I am particularly happy that this work has mainly developed within the European Society of Intensive Care, whose final target is to ensure a common standard of therapy in our old Europe, beyond national differences.Potential readership is an uneasy question.

Probably not the average ICU practitioner, nor specialists in the field, but more those who have an interest in hospital organization and healthcare organisation, and do not know much about critical care medicine. In just a few hours, one can grasp a number of important issues related to the specialty.

Multiple organizational factors are thought to be associated with improved outcome in critical care, including multidisciplinary rounds, the presence of a clinical pharmacist, care protocols for weaning and sedation, nurse staffing and education, and a culture of teamwork and communication.

Table of Contents

It is possible that high-volume ICUs are more likely Cited by: About this book. Introduction. From the viewpoint of a health economist, the intensive care unit (leU) is a particularly fascinating phenomenon. It is the epitome of "high-tech" medicine and frequently portrayed as the place where life-saving miracles are routinely wrought.

Disaster preparation and management for the intensive care unit Article · Literature Review in Current Opinion in Critical Care 8(6) · January with 48 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Pris: kr.

Organisation and Management of Intensive Care

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