The role of nurses in preventing adverse events related to respiratory dysfunction: literature review.

@article{Considine2005TheRO,
  title={The role of nurses in preventing adverse events related to respiratory dysfunction: literature review.},
  author={Julie Considine},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2005},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={624-33}
}
AIMS This paper reports a literature review examining the relationship between specific clinical indicators of respiratory dysfunction and adverse events, and exploring the role of nurses in preventing adverse events related to respiratory dysfunction. BACKGROUND Adverse events in hospital are associated with poor patient outcomes such as increased mortality and permanent disability. Many of these adverse events are preventable and are preceded by a period during which the patient exhibits… CONTINUE READING
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