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Rose, L., Istanboulian, L., Allum, L., Burry, L., Dale, C., Hart, N., …Connolly, B. (2017). Patient- and family-centered performance measures focused on actionable processes of care for persistent and chronic critical illness: protocol for a systematic review. Systematic Reviews, 6, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-017-0476-9
Approximately 5 to 10% of critically ill patients transition from acute critical illness to a state of persistent and in some cases chronic critical illness. Thes...
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...
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?
Ramsay, P., Kydonaki, C., Jailobaeva, K., McQuillan, L., & Walsh, T. (2018, March). Counselling for patients and families after intensive care: a feasibility study and mixed methods evaluation. Presented at NHS Lothian NMAHP Conference, 2018, NHS Lothian
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Rose, L., Istanboulian, L., Allum, L., Burry, L., Dale, C., Hart, N., …Connolly, B. (2019). Patient and family centered actionable processes of care and performance measures for persistent and chronic critical illness: a systematic review. Critical Care Explorations, 1(4), https://doi.org/10.1097/CCE.0000000000000005
To identify actionable processes of care, quality indicators, or performance measures and their evidence base relevant to patients with persistent or chronic critica...
Walsh, T. S., Kydonaki, K., Lee, R. J., Everingham, K., Antonelli, J., Harkness, R. T., …Weir, C. J. (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(3), 564-574. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000001463
Objective: To develop sedation, pain, and agitation quality measures using process control methodology and evaluate their properties in clinical practice.
Design: A Sedation ...
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. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010148
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...
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(3-4), 434-444. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13070
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....
on behalf of the DESIST Investigators, , Train, S., Kydonaki, K., Rattray, J., Stephen, J., Weir, C. J., & Walsh, T. S. (2019). Frightening and Traumatic Memories Early After Intensive Care Discharge. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 199(1), 120-121. doi:10.1164/rccm.201804-0699le