Gynecology & Obstetrics

Gynecology & Obstetrics
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ISSN: 2161-0932

Fardous A Ramadan

  • Research Article

    Author(s): Marwa F Moustafa, Nayera M Tantawey, Azza H El-Soussi and Fardous A RamadanMarwa F Moustafa, Nayera M Tantawey, Azza H El-Soussi and Fardous A Ramadan

    Aim: Oral care is too forgotten in the physiological crises of critical illness, but problems developing from their time in ICU can cause long-term oral and nosocomial disease. Maintaining oral health in the critically ill patient is an essential nursing activity and the state of a patient’s mouth can be an index of nursing care received. Critical care nurses can contribute a lot in the prevention of VAP, and thereby helps to reduce healthcare costs. Understanding VAP and its risk factors can make nurses more prepared in handling the problem. Preventive measures should be widely applied to daily nursing care. Each critical nurse can play a functional role in reducing and preventing the occurrence of VAP, subsequently improving the patients' recovery rate and consequently reducing healthcare costs. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of oral care interven.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-0932.1000383

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