Assessing and developing critical-thinking skills in the intensive care unit.

  • Betsy Swinny
  • Published 2010 in Critical care nursing quarterly

Abstract

A lot of resources are spent on the development of new staff in the intensive care unit (ICU). These resources are necessary because the environment in the ICU is complex and the patients are critically ill. Nurses need an advanced knowledge base, the ability to accurately define and change priorities rapidly, good communication and teamwork skills, and the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/CNQ.0b013e3181c8e064

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@article{Swinny2010AssessingAD, title={Assessing and developing critical-thinking skills in the intensive care unit.}, author={Betsy Swinny}, journal={Critical care nursing quarterly}, year={2010}, volume={33 1}, pages={2-9} }