Walsh, T. S., Kydonaki, K., Antonelli, J., Stephen, J., Lee, R. J., Everingham, K., …Weir, C. J. (2016). Staff education, regular sedation and analgesia quality feedback, and a sedation monitoring technology for improving sedation and analgesia quality for critically ill, mechanically ventilated patients: a cluster randomised trial. Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 4(10), 807-817. doi:10.1016/s2213-2600(16)30178-3. ISSN 2213-2600
Staff education, regular sedation and analgesia quality feedback, and a sedation monitoring technology for improving sedation and analgesia quality for critically ill, mechani...
Weir, C. J., Kydonaki, K., Walsh, T. S., Kydonaki, C. (., Antonelli, J., Stephen, J., …Weir, C. (2016). Rationale, design and methodology of a trial evaluating three strategies designed to improve sedation quality in intensive care units (DESIST study). BMJ Open, 6(3), (e010148). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010148. ISSN 2044-6055
Objectives To describe the rationale, design and methodology for a trial of three novel interventions developed to improve sedation-analgesia quality in adult intensive care u...
Walsh, T. S., Kydonaki, C. (., Lee, R. J., Everingham, K., Antonelli, J., Harkness, R. T., …Weir, C. (2016). Development of process control methodology for tracking the quality and safety of pain, agitation and sedation management in critical care units. Critical Care Medicine. 44, 564-574. doi:10.1097/CCM.0000000000001463. ISSN 0090-3493
Objective: To develop sedation, pain, and agitation quality measures using process control methodology and evaluate their properties in clinical practice.
Design: A Sedation ...
Kydonaki, C. (., Huby, G., Tocher, J. & Aitken, L. M. (2016). Understanding nurses’ decision-making when managing weaning from mechanical ventilation: a study of novice and experienced critical care nurses in Scotland and Greece. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 25, 434-444. doi:10.1111/jocn.13070. ISSN 0962-1067
Aim and objectives
To examine how nurses collect and use cues from respiratory assessment to inform their decisions as they wean patients from ventilatory support.
Kydonaki, C. (., Huby, G. & Tocher, J. (2012). Difficult to wean patients: cultural factors and their impact on weaning decision-making. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 23, 683-693. doi:10.1111/jocn.12104. ISSN 0962-1067
Aims and objectives
To examine the elements of the intensive care environment and consider the impact on nurses' involvement in decision-making when weaning from mechanical v...
Rose, L., Blackwood, B., Egerod, I., Haugdahl, H., Hofhuis, J., Isfort, M., …Schultz, M. J. (2010). Decisional responsibility for mechanical ventilation and weaning: an international survey. Critical care : the official journal of the Critical Care Forum. 15, R295. doi:10.1186/cc10588. ISSN 1364-8535
Optimal management of mechanical ventilation and weaning requires dynamic and collaborative decision making to minimize complications and avoid delays in the tra...
Kydonaki, C. (. (2009). Observing the approaches to weaning of the long-term ventilated patients. Nursing in Critical Care. 15, 49-56. doi:10.1111/j.1478-5153.2010.00389.x. ISSN 1362-1017
The weaning process from mechanical ventilation is a complicated issue for patients with respiratory failure who require long-term respiratory support....
Huby, G., Walsh, T. S., Kean, S. & Kydonaki, C. (. (2009). Co-ordinated, integrated and fit for purpose: holistic care for intensive care survivors in a single-condition environment?
Kydonaki, C. (. Decision-making processes of weaning from mechanical ventilation. A comparative ethnographic insight into the dynamics of the decision-making environment. (Thesis). University of Edinburgh. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/9453
This was a qualitative work that aimed to understand in depth nurses’ decision-making process when reducing mechanical ventilatory support in critically ill patients, a routin...
Wojcik, G., Kydonaki, C., Willis, D. & Williams, B. (2017, March). An integrative review of factors influencing the use of antibiotic de-escalation in hospital setting. Poster presented at Edinburgh Antimicrobial Resistance Research Symposium, Edinburgh
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