Author: Richens, D.


Advanced Care Nurse Practitioners can Safely Provide Sole Resident Cover for Level Three Patients: Impact on Outcomes, Cost and Work Patterns in a Cardiac Surgery Programme

Objectives: There are significant pressures on resident medical rotas on intensive care. We have evaluated the safety and feasibility of nurse practitioners (NPs) delivering first-line care on an intensive care unit with all doctors becoming non-resident. Previously, resident doctors on a 1:8 full-shift rota supported by NPs delivered first-line care to patients after cardiac surgery. […]

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Advanced Care Nurse Practitioners Can Safely Provide Sole Resident Cover for Level Three Patients: Impact on Outcomes, Cost and Work Patterns in a Cardiac Surgery Programme

Related to article above. Objectives: There are significant pressures on resident medical rotas on intensive care. We have evaluated the safety and feasibility of nurse practitioners (NPs) delivering first-line care on an intensive care unit with all doctors becoming non-resident. Previously, resident doctors on a 1:8 full-shift rota supported by NPs delivered first-line care to patients […]

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