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Risk of Respiratory Failure Evolves After Sepsis Onset

Daily Nurse

An analysis of 10 years of health data showed that risk factors for needing mechanical ventilation changed for patients with newly diagnosed sepsis as more time passed after onset. of patients with a new diagnosis of sepsis required initiation of mechanical ventilation. In the study, 13.5% of patients.

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Longleaf Medical Director: Hospice Care Needs a ‘Revolution’ 

Hospice News

If I need to do a ventilator on someone, if we need to have a BiPAP, or non-invasive ventilation, or if we need different modalities, those will be done. If I need to do a ventilator on someone, if we need to have a BiPAP, or non-invasive ventilation, or if we need different modalities, those will be done.

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Brushing away the risk: The crucial role of daily toothbrushing in preventing hospital-acquired pneumonia

Rehab Realities by Renee Kinder

The article, titled “Daily Toothbrushing to Prevent Hospital — Acquired Pneumonia — Brushing Away the Risk,” emphasizes the significance of routine oral care in preventing hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP), a serious concern that affects both ventilated and non-ventilated patients.

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Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Nurse Nacole

Category: Fundamentals Once an advanced airway is in, the compression and ventilation cycles are no longer delivered 30:2. Now, the compressor will continue to deliver compressions continuously at a rate higher than 100 compressions/min, without pausing.

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The Case for Palliative Care in the ICU

Hospice News

“It seems to indicate that we can have a much more efficient sort of throughput of patients when we have palliative care engagement for many subpopulations,” said Akgün.

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Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Nurse Nacole

Category: Fundamentals The laryngeal mask airways are widely considered to be essential adjuncts for rescue ventilation and difficult intubation, can be inserted in less than 30 seconds, and provide effective ventilation in more than 98% of patients.

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Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Nurse Nacole

Category: Fundamentals There is some evidence that cricoid pressure helps prevent gastric inflation during bag-mask ventilation, though cricoid pressure during bag-mask ventilation reduces tidal volume, increases peak inspiratory pressure and prevents good air exchange.