Translating best care practices to improve nursing documentation regarding pediatric patients dependent on home mechanical ventilation and tracheostomy tube support: A quality improvement initiative

Jill Peacock, Julie Stanik-Hutt

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Abstract

An increasing number of children are dependent on tracheostomies or mechanical ventilation at home. Documentation of the care provided at home is important in evaluating care quality. The purpose of this project was to apply evidence to improve nursing documentation and ultimately quality of care for children who are dependent on tracheostomies and/or mechanical ventilation at home.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10-17
Number of pages8
JournalHome healthcare nurse
Volume31
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Community and Home Care
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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