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Simulation education as a single intervention does not improve hand hygiene practices: A randomized controlled follow-up study.
BACKGROUND To evaluate how critical nurses' knowledge of and adherence to current care hand hygiene (HH) guidelines differ between randomly allocated intervention and control groups before and afterExpand
24-hour intensive care: an observational study of an environment and events.
BACKGROUND In intensive care, patients are exposed to a strange and sometimes hostile environment, which can lead to post-traumatic psychological problems. The aim of this study was to describe anExpand
Human patient simulation education in the nursing management of patients requiring mechanical ventilation: a randomized, controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Knowledge among critical care nurses and their adherence to evidence-based guidelines for preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia is reported to be low. The aim of our study was toExpand
Randomized, controlled trial of the effectiveness of simulation education: A 24-month follow-up study in a clinical setting.
BACKGROUND Critical care nurses' knowledge and skills in adhering to evidence-based guidelines for avoiding complications associated with intubation and mechanical ventilation are currently limited.Expand
Patients' interactions in an intensive care unit and their memories of intensive care: a mixed method study.
AIM The aim of this study was to describe the interaction between intensive care patients and the intensive care unit (ICU) environment from the perspective of the hospital bed and patients' memoriesExpand
Effects of simulation education on oral care practices – a randomized controlled trial
BACKGROUND Implementation of evidence-based oral care protocols, nurse education programmes and assessment tools may reduce the risk of developing ventilator-associated pneumonia by increasingExpand
Critical care nurses' knowledge of, adherence to, and barriers toward institution‐specific ventilator bundle
HighlightsThe correlation between knowledge and adherence scores was low.Adherence to clinical guidelines was significantly higher among novices.The main barriers were related to the nurseExpand
Educational interventions designed to develop nurses' cultural competence: A systematic review.
BACKGROUND Due to a steady rise in cultural and linguistic diversity in healthcare settings and evident challenges associated with this diversity, there is an urgent need to address culturalExpand
Obstetric admissions to ICUs in Finland: A multicentre study.
In this study, the objective was to describe and analyse reasons for obstetric admissions to the ICU, severity of illness, level and types of interventions, adverse events and patient outcomes. In aExpand
Longitudinal effects of single‐dose simulation education with structured debriefing and verbal feedback on endotracheal suctioning knowledge and skills: A randomized controlled trial
HighlightsInsufficient knowledge and non‐recommended practices were observed prior to and post ETS events both in a simulation and clinical settings.Certain aspects of suctioning, such as assessmentExpand