Rebecca A Aslakson
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- Nurse-perceived barriers to effective communication regarding prognosis and optimal end-of-life care for surgical ICU patients: a qualitative explorationRebecca A Aslakson
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
J Palliat Med 15:910-5. 2012..SICU nurses, who are key front-line clinicians, can provide insights into barriers for delivery of optimal palliative care in their setting...
- Surgical intensive care unit clinician estimates of the adequacy of communication regarding patient prognosisRebecca A Aslakson
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
Crit Care 14:R218. 2010..Practice guidelines recommend improving communication. However, few data, particularly in surgical ICUs, exist on health care provider opinions regarding whether communication is effective...
- Effect of accounting for multiple concurrent catheters on central line-associated bloodstream infection rates: practical data supporting a theoretical concernRebecca A Aslakson
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7294, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:121-4. 2011..However, the current conventional method by which they are calculated may be misleading and unfairly penalize high-acuity care settings, where patients often have multiple concurrent central venous catheters (CVCs)...