Critical care nurses' experiences caring for the casualties of war evacuated from the front line: lessons learned and needs identified.

@article{Kenny2008CriticalCN,
  title={Critical care nurses' experiences caring for the casualties of war evacuated from the front line: lessons learned and needs identified.},
  author={Deborah J Kenny and Mary S Hull},
  journal={Critical care nursing clinics of North America},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={41-9, vi}
}
Nursing in a critical care environment is stressful, particularly when patients are young, previously healthy soldiers who have experienced multiple severe, life-threatening injuries. These injuries not only devastate the injured soldiers and their families, but also significantly impact the nurses caring for these patients. This article discusses some stressors identified by critical care nurses in two military medical treatment facilities where the most severely injured soldiers undergo… CONTINUE READING
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