Each critical care unit has a responsibility to develop a quality assurance process to evaluate nursing practice. Staff members at Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) developed a protocol, based on the Marker Model,1 to establish standards of care related to care of the patient requiring mechanical ventilation. The quality assurance process used to monitor implementation of the standards is described
Standards and Quality Assurnace| February 01 1991
Quality Monitor Implementation for Standards of Care of the Mechanically Ventilated Patient
Joanne Ashton, RN, MN;
From the Critical Care Unit, Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Shawnee Mission, Kansas.
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AACN Adv Crit Care (1991) 2 (1): 77-81.
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Joanne Ashton, Linda Black; Quality Monitor Implementation for Standards of Care of the Mechanically Ventilated Patient. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 February 1991; 2 (1): 77–81. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/15597768-1991-1012
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