Search Tag: Rounds

ICU Management

2018 26 Mar

Patient care within an intensive care unit (ICU) is challenging and can lead well-intentioned critical care physicians to neglect some of the fundamental aspects of daily care. Care of the critically ill patient is often punctuated with physiologic changes that require immediate attention. Given the frequency of emergent and urgent interventions, ICU... Read more

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How to Run Successful Rounds in the Intensive Care Unit

2017 28 May

Rounds in the intensive care unit (ICU) allow for scheduled discussions in which healthcare providers review clinical information and develop care plans for critically ill patients. Despite this straightforward concept, there is widespread variability in numerous components of rounds. While some of these differences are culturally rooted and, as such,... Read more

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ICU Rounds: Top Tips from ISICEM 2017

2017 28 Mar

A systematic, standardised approach to rounds, with the patient at the centre, makes for successful rounds, according to Craig Coopersmith , Professor of Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine, and past president of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Coopersmith was presenting at the 37th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency... Read more

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ESICM 2014: Learning Happens Even During Crises

2014 15 Oct

The image of residents taking part in rounds to hone their clinical skills is a familiar one. In the context of intensive care, and frequent medical crises, how can this learning take place? The tension between the dual responsibility of patient care and optimal learning is felt in many medical disciplines, but learning interactions have rarely been... Read more