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Using The Integrated Pulmonary Index To Predict Extubation Failure, Alicia Godfrey 2018 Providence St. Joseph Health

Using The Integrated Pulmonary Index To Predict Extubation Failure, Alicia Godfrey

Nursing Boot Camp Posters

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Influence Of Muscle Strength On Mobility In Critically Ill Adult Patients On Mechanical Ventilation, Audrey R. Roberson 2018 Virginia Commonwealth University

Influence Of Muscle Strength On Mobility In Critically Ill Adult Patients On Mechanical Ventilation, Audrey R. Roberson

Theses and Dissertations

Patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) setting are prone to develop muscle weakness and the causes are multi-factorial. Muscle strength in adult, critically ill patients on mechanical ventilation decreases with immobility. The influence of muscle strength on different muscle groups and its influence on progressive mobility in the adult, critically ill patient on mechanical ventilation has not been examined. Identifying muscle strength in this patient population can benefit overall muscle health and minimize muscle deconditioning through a progressive mobility plan. The objective of this dissertation was to describe muscle strength in different muscle groups and to describe the influence ...


Strategies To Improve Interdisciplinary Communication In An Acute Care Inpatient Pediatric Unit, Sarah Thompson, Haley Pelletier, Barbara Bush Children's Hospital-Inpatient, Maine Medical Center, Suneela Nayak, Ruth Hanselman, Stephen Tyzik 2017 Maine Medical Center

Strategies To Improve Interdisciplinary Communication In An Acute Care Inpatient Pediatric Unit, Sarah Thompson, Haley Pelletier, Barbara Bush Children's Hospital-Inpatient, Maine Medical Center, Suneela Nayak, Ruth Hanselman, Stephen Tyzik

Maine Medical Center

Interdisciplinary patient rounding has been shown to improve patient and family satisfaction as well as reduce patient length of stay and readmission rates. In an acute care inpatient pediatric unit, baseline metrics demonstrated that 100% of the time, nursing was not included in these rounds thus resulting in sub optimal communication.

The goal of this performance improvement project was to attain increased nursing participation. Data collection demonstrated several reasons for lack of participation and corrective actions were instituted. After undertaking this KPI goal and utilizing operational excellence, 95% of the time, nurses were called to morning rounds with the medical ...


Trunk And Respiratory Motor Control In Typically Developing Children And Its Implications In Children With Chronic Spinal Cord Injury., Goutam Singh 2017 University of Louisville

Trunk And Respiratory Motor Control In Typically Developing Children And Its Implications In Children With Chronic Spinal Cord Injury., Goutam Singh

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Independent sitting is a major milestone and is also a prerequisite for optimal performance of activities of daily living (ADLs). Development of sitting posture control is a dynamic process involving control of degrees of freedom of head and trunk. Traditionally, trunk has been modeled as a single unit (segment). However, recent studies have suggested that it is made up multiple spinal units, controlled by a combination of trunk muscles. During typical development, posture control of trunk is different for different trunk segments. This motor development of trunk control is a complex process due to constant interaction between the nervous system ...


Brown Lung Induration: A Case Report Of Pulmonary Hemosiderosis, Kenya Rodgers 2017 Georgia State University

Brown Lung Induration: A Case Report Of Pulmonary Hemosiderosis, Kenya Rodgers

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

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Mental Illness Driven Amphetamine Overdose, Kierstin Siaca 2017 Georgia State University

Mental Illness Driven Amphetamine Overdose, Kierstin Siaca

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

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Exploring The Critical Thinking Skills Of Respiratory Care Students And Faculty, Bshayer Ramadan Alhamad 2016 Seton Hall University

Exploring The Critical Thinking Skills Of Respiratory Care Students And Faculty, Bshayer Ramadan Alhamad

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

Introduction: Today, with the increased demands in health care, working as a competentrespiratory therapist requires being a highly skilled, critically thinking professional. Although students are expected to learn how to think critically mostly in the academic environment from their faculty, only a paucity of studies has assessed the critical thinking of respiratory care students, with none, to our knowledge, assessing that of faculty. Therefore, the purpose of this mixed method study was to (1) assess the overall critical thinking skill levels of both respiratory care students and faculty, (2) investigate whether respiratory care faculty have stronger overall critical thinking skills ...


B.S. In Respiratory Therapy Curriculum, Nova Southeastern University 2016 Nova Southeastern University

B.S. In Respiratory Therapy Curriculum, Nova Southeastern University

Health Professions Divisions Course Catalogs

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B.S. In Respiratory Therapy Brochure, Nova Southeastern University 2016 Nova Southeastern University

B.S. In Respiratory Therapy Brochure, Nova Southeastern University

Health Professions Divisions Course Catalogs

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B.S. In Respiratory Therapy Overview, Nova Southeastern University 2016 Nova Southeastern University

B.S. In Respiratory Therapy Overview, Nova Southeastern University

Health Professions Divisions Course Catalogs

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Tobramycin-Treated Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Pa14 Enhances Streptococcus Constellatus 7155 Biofilm Formation In A Cystic Fibrosis Model System, Katherine E. E. Price, Amanda A. Naimie, Edward F. Griffin, Charles Bay, George A. O'Toole 2015 Dartmouth College

Tobramycin-Treated Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Pa14 Enhances Streptococcus Constellatus 7155 Biofilm Formation In A Cystic Fibrosis Model System, Katherine E. E. Price, Amanda A. Naimie, Edward F. Griffin, Charles Bay, George A. O'Toole

Open Dartmouth: Faculty Open Access Articles

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a human genetic disorder which results in a lung environment that is highly conducive to chronic microbial infection. Over the past decade, deep-sequencing studies have demonstrated that the CF lung can harbor a highly diverse polymicrobial community. We expanded our existing in vitro model of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm formation on CF-derived airway cells to include this broader set of CF airway colonizers to investigate their contributions to CF lung disease, particularly as they relate to the antibiotic response of the population. Using this system, we identified an interspecies interaction between P. aeruginosa, a bacterium associated with ...


Respiratory Therapists As Physician Extenders: Perceptions Of Practitioners And Educators, Shane Keene, Kristen L. McHenry, Randy L. Byington, Mark Washam 2015 University of Cincinnati

Respiratory Therapists As Physician Extenders: Perceptions Of Practitioners And Educators, Shane Keene, Kristen L. Mchenry, Randy L. Byington, Mark Washam

ETSU Faculty Works

Introduction: The purpose of this study was to determine the perceptions of practicing respiratory therapists (RT) and respiratory care educators regarding the role of RTs serving as physician extenders. Methods: The survey instrument was an electronic questionnaire that consisted of 17 questions. Participation was voluntary and participants were selected through random and convenience sampling techniques. Results: Of 506 respondents, 234 were respiratory care educators. Overwhelmingly, the respondents held the Registered Respiratory Therapist credential (92.7%). Respondents were about equally split among three education levels: 31.7% associate degree, 31.7% bachelor’s degree, and 27.3% master’s degree. Of ...


Bronchial Thermoplasty, Javier Diaz-Mendoza, Chong Bai, Hai-dong Huang, Michael J. Simoff 2013 Henry Ford Health System

Bronchial Thermoplasty, Javier Diaz-Mendoza, Chong Bai, Hai-Dong Huang, Michael J. Simoff

Internal Medicine Faculty Publications

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