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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/155288
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Application of Continuous Quality Improvement on the Physical Restraint
Abstract:
Application of Continuous Quality Improvement on the Physical Restraint
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2007
Author:Shu-Chen, Liao
P.I. Institution Name:Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Title:Assistant Head Nurse
[Research Presentation] The use of restraint is a temporary nursing intervention to ensure that intravenous lines or medical tubes will not be removed by patients in an intensive care unit. However, restraint may potentially cause some consequences, such as physical or psychological harm, waste of nursing hours and cost. Nurses should assess patient's circulation, skin integrity, mental status and comfort during restraint use. This project was to modify the traditional wrist restraints in order to reduce time-consuming process, increase patient's safety as well as their families and nurses' satisfaction in an intensive care unit. The results of this project were: a) saving the nursing times of 2.11 minutes by using CQI Restraints, b) significant improvement on patient's safety, c) the satisfaction of the patients' families was increased from 27.75% to 88.9%, d) Nurse's satisfaction rate was increased from 8.4% to 91.6%. The project is not only improves the quality of patient care, also enhance the satisfaction at nurses and patients' families. Therefore, it is worth popularizing this project.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleApplication of Continuous Quality Improvement on the Physical Restrainten_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/155288-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Application of Continuous Quality Improvement on the Physical Restraint</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2007</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Shu-Chen, Liao</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Taipei Veterans General Hospital</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Assistant Head Nurse</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">28728258@yahoo.com.tw</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[Research Presentation] The use of restraint is a temporary nursing intervention to ensure that intravenous lines or medical tubes will not be removed by patients in an intensive care unit. However, restraint may potentially cause some consequences, such as physical or psychological harm, waste of nursing hours and cost. Nurses should assess patient's circulation, skin integrity, mental status and comfort during restraint use. This project was to modify the traditional wrist restraints in order to reduce time-consuming process, increase patient's safety as well as their families and nurses' satisfaction in an intensive care unit. The results of this project were: a) saving the nursing times of 2.11 minutes by using CQI Restraints, b) significant improvement on patient's safety, c) the satisfaction of the patients' families was increased from 27.75% to 88.9%, d) Nurse's satisfaction rate was increased from 8.4% to 91.6%. The project is not only improves the quality of patient care, also enhance the satisfaction at nurses and patients' families. Therefore, it is worth popularizing this project.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T13:42:27Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T13:42:27Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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