A survey of critical care nurses' knowledge of intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome.

@article{Hunt2017ASO,
  title={A survey of critical care nurses' knowledge of intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome.},
  author={Leanne Hunt and Steven A Frost and Phillip J. Newton and Yenna Salamonson and Patricia M Davidson},
  journal={Australian critical care : official journal of the Confederation of Australian Critical Care Nurses},
  year={2017},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={21-27}
}
BACKGROUND Intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome are potentially life threatening conditions. Critical care nurses need to understand the factors that predispose patients to intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). Predicting and managing IAH and ACS are important to improve health outcomes. AIM The aim of this paper was to (1) assess the knowledge of Australian critical care nurses about current IAH and ACS practice guidelines… CONTINUE READING
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