A new team dedicated to expediting patient transport has earned national attention for its ability to reduce wait times and overcome the logistical challenges that often hinder cross-facility transfers.
On the Move: What It’s Like to Be a Critical Care Transport Nurse
Critical care transport nurses use the same skills and tools to assess, monitor, intervene and stabilize patients as ICU nurses, all while in a moving vehicle. They live by the motto “no patient too sick, no patient too far.”
Moving Critically Ill and Injured Patients
More than 6,000 patients were transported last year by Cleveland Clinic’s Critical Care Transport team. Nurses serving on the team were vital to ensuring swift and safe transport of these critically ill and injured patients.
BP Control During Transport Key to Improved Outcomes in Patients with ICH
Nurse-led research study focused on determining if management of systolic blood pressure during long transports would impact patient outcomes.
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