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Liberation of ventilated adult patients in public critical care units: An intervention study

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conference contribution
posted on 04.09.2020, 00:28 by Benedict Raphael OamenBenedict Raphael Oamen, Portia Janine Jordan, Wilma ten Ham-Baloyi, Emmanuel Hlungwane
An educational intervention that was developed based on three existing recommendations from the evidence-based guidelines on ventilator liberation was implemented and its effect was evaluated. Findings showed respondents lacked knowledge of ventilation liberation practices, and knowledge can be improved through educational intervention methods like printed copies, lectures, reminders, and informal monitoring visits. Although the authors recommend more studies using different approaches in a critical care unit context.


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