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Nurses’ group offers ICU telecare guidelines
Modern Physician

Communication skills and prior bedside clinical experience are vital for nurses involved with remote monitoring of patients in the intensive-care unit, according to new guidelines issued by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. “Tele-ICU nurses demonstrate that shared goals, shared knowledge, and mutual respect are the elements necessary to create successful integration between the tele-ICU environment and bedside nursing practice,” the document states as the first “essential element” in the practice guideline on effective communication.

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