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Creators: Tembo, Agness C.
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1342653
Description: In the Cartesian driven high tech environment of ICU were patients are objectified and reduced to anatomical and biochemical entities, phenomenological inquiry can bring a touch of humanness and holis... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1321738
Description: Continuous infusion of β-lactam antibiotics may improve outcomes because of time-dependent antibacterial activity compared with intermittent dosing. To evaluate the efficacy of continuous versus inter... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1333321
Description: Communication difficulties in intensive care units (ICU) with critically ill patients have been well documented for more than three decades. However, there is only a paucity of literature that has exp... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1313410
Description: Background: Continuing education for intensive care unit nurses on invasive mechanical ventilation is fundamental to the acquisition and maintenance of knowledge and skills to optimise patient outcome... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1297668
Description: Background: Sepsis is a leading cause of death in intensive care units and is increasing in incidence. Current trials of novel therapeutic approaches for sepsis focus on 28-day mortality as the primar... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1063886
Description: Aims: This study aimed to critically review our criteria for elective admission to the paediatric intensive care unit following adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnoea. Materials and methods: ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1068073
Description: Summary Sleep deprivation in critically ill patients has been well documented for more than 30 years. Despite the large body of literature, sleep deprivation remains a significant concern in criticall... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1051508
Description: Critical illness is a sudden traumatising lived experience that affects the sufferer and their family throwing them into a crisis situation. It is disruptive and alienating. Critically ill patients em... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/808376
Description: Computerised tomography (CT) with contrast is frequently used in intensive care. Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) is an important complication largely studied in stable cardiology patients and can l... More
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Date: 2008
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:5510
Description: Objective: To examine the validity of the weighing of modern polyacrylate diapers to determine urine output in the extremely low birth weight infant nursed in a humidified incubator. Design: Observati... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/43052
Description: Objective: An umbilical arterial catheter is often used to monitor blood pressure and take frequent blood samples in the very low birth weight newborn infant requiring neonatal intensive care. Incorre... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:587
Description: Background: A survey was conducted to assess the benefits and limitations of the Australian Incident Monitoring System (AIMS) as a programme to improve patient safety. Methods: A 12-point questionnair... More
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Date: 2004
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:1489
Description: Objective: To characterize the frequency of aspiration pneumonitis in an unselected population of overdose patients and, further, to identify factors that predispose to aspiration pneumonitis and the ... More
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