The selfless service rendered by MICU
nurses is highly impressive.
We decided to compare survey results from the neuro-ICU to those from the MICU
in particular (1) to assess whether differences in satisfaction exist among families of brain-injured patients versus critically ill patients without brain injury and (2) to explore whether variations in family satisfaction might arise between two ICUs with organizational structures that differ in important manners.
Seventy-seven patients were admitted to the MICU
chronically ventilated with a tracheostomy in place.
More than 100 packets were retrieved during MICU
His last 25 years as a nurse were at Vanderbilt where he was a MICU
The proportion of MICU
days in which patients received benzodiazepines fell from 50 percent to 26 percent.
Patients with a score of greater than 20 should be transferred to the MICU
immediately, with the goal of reducing their score to less than 10 within the first 24 hours.
The propofol package insert states a range of infusion necessary for sedation of MICU
patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma of 17-75 [micro]g x [kg.
STAFF, PATIENTS SERVED: All patients admitted to the MICU
Bowman lay in a MICU
bed as a pure "pulmonary" case--and a disposition dilemma.
The CereTom is a portable eight slice CT scanner that can be used in the ICU, ER, OR, NICU, MICU
, SICU, interventional suite, or any medical clinic.
The NSCU and MICU
nurses reported a lack in confidence in utilizing the NIHSS and would defer to use the GCS despite the patient being awake and able to participate in performing the NIHSS.