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Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/DCC.0b013e3181a4d5bc
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Innovative Solutions: Optimal Patient Outcomes as a Result of Multidisciplinary Rounds

Wilson, Francis E. Jr BSN, RN, CCRN; Newman, Amanda MSN, RN, CCRN-CSC; Ilari, Sharon BSN, RN

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Abstract

Multidisciplinary rounds have been shown to improve patient outcomes. The use of a standardized tool in one institution led to a pharmacy cost savings of more than $50,000 and a decrease of 1.5 days for patients receiving mechanical ventilation.

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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