New standardized rounding tool reduces duration of mechanical ventilation for weaning patients

Jennifer E. Engen

A Tennessee hospital reduced the amount of time patients required mechanical ventilation (MV) by nearly half, with a new standardized rounding tool that emphasizes weaning efforts. “Using a Standardized Rounding Tool to Improve the Incidence of Spontaneous Awakening and Breathing Trials” details a process improvement project in a medical intensive […]