Bedrest quality improvement project for outpatient diagnostic cardiac catheterizations
Kristin Ann Tuozzo, DNP, RN-BC - School of Nursing, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, USA
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A three-month quality improvement project evaluated a new bedrest practice for transfemoral diagnostic cardiac catheterizations using 4, 5, and 6-French sheaths with manual removal. The new bedrest practice reduced the total length of bedrest to two-hours and elevated the head of bed to 60 degrees after one hour of bedrest.
45th Biennial Convention 2019 Theme: Connect. Collaborate. Catalyze.
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Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization;
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