Knowledge and practice of intensive care nurses for endotracheal suctioning in a teaching hospital in western Turkey


Maras G. B., Guler E. K., Eser I., Kose Ş.

INTENSIVE AND CRITICAL CARE NURSING, vol.39, pp.45-54, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.iccn.2016.08.006
  • Journal Name: INTENSIVE AND CRITICAL CARE NURSING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.45-54
  • Keywords: Endotracheal suctioning, Intensive care unit, Knowledge, Mechanical ventilation, Nursing practice, RECEIVING MECHANICAL VENTILATION, GUIDELINES
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objectives: This study was conducted to determine intensive care nurses' knowledge and practice levels regarding open system endotracheal suctioning and to investigate if there is a relationship between nurses' demographic characteristics and their knowledge and practice.