Cardiac surgical ICU care: Eliminating "preventable" complications

Jay G. Shake, Peter J. Pronovost, Glenn J.R. Whitman

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The goal of this article is to provide an outline of the latest advances in critical care that pertain to the open heart surgery patient, pinpointing initiatives that would enable physicians and institutions to successfully implement guidelines, protocols, checklists, and initiatives that have been shown to improve patient safety. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12124 (J Card Surg 2013;28:406-413)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)406-413
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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