Best Practice Models for Acute and Critical Care: Today and into the Future

Carol A. Reineck

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    The purpose of this article is to describe selected best practices in acute and critical care. The evidence base for these models is steadily building. Attributes of past, present, and emerging models are discussed in the context of important considerations such as stress, capacity, and infection. The author offers suggestions for using what we know to advance models of care in the information age that has only just begun.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)375-381
    Number of pages7
    JournalCritical care nursing clinics of North America
    Issue number4
    StatePublished - Dec 1 2008



    • Beacon award
    • Best practices
    • Capacity building
    • Collaboration
    • Elders
    • Evidence-based practice
    • Healthy practice environment
    • Infection
    • Innovation
    • Interdisciplinary
    • Models
    • Stress
    • Synergy
    • Team
    • Technology

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Critical Care

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