Intensive care survivors' experiences of ward-based care: Meleis' theory of nursing transitions and role development among critical care outreach services.

@article{Ramsay2014IntensiveCS,
  title={Intensive care survivors' experiences of ward-based care: Meleis' theory of nursing transitions and role development among critical care outreach services.},
  author={Pam Ramsay and Guro Huby and Andrew D. Thompson and Tim J Walsh},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2014},
  volume={23 5-6},
  pages={605-15}
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To explore the psychosocial needs of patients discharged from intensive care, the extent to which they are captured using existing theory on transitions in care and the potential role development of critical care outreach, follow-up and liaison services. BACKGROUND Intensive care patients are at an increased risk of adverse events, deterioration or death following ward transfer. Nurse-led critical care outreach, follow-up or liaison services have been adopted… CONTINUE READING