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This assignment will reflect on a patient event where I used Evidence Based Practice EBP in managing the care of a critically ill patient It will outline the nurses role to manage planning implementing and evaluation of care for a patient with critical care needs It will ensure the nursing actions used in the delivery of patient care were evidence based practice Effective communication used autonomously and within the collaborative team relationship of other professionals will be shown The management of care will highlight the skills I demonstrated and highlight the consequences in improving the status of a critical ill patient Furthermore therapeutic interventions treatment and rationale will be discussed and show integration of theory into practice The patient details are fictitious as to respect privacy dignity and maintain professionalism as according to the code of practice Nursing and Midwifery Council 2008 I was privileged to get an opportunity to obtain a placement in Operating TheatresRecovery Unit The recovery room is a critical care unit where necessary skills and equipment are gathered in the one place Here the care of patients passes safely from the intensive monitoring in the operating theatre to the wards Hatfield and Tronson The recovery room is the most important room in the hospital for it is here that a patient is at most risk from inadvertent harm Cutlera and Cutlerb 2010 draw attention regarding critical care nursing and its delivery of specialised care to critically ill patients or patients with the potential to become critically ill because of life-threatening illnesses or injuries Such patients may be unstable have complex needs and require intensive and vigilant nursing care Critical care nurses are responsible for making sure that critically ill patients and members of their families receive close attention and best care possibleWhen I come on duty I checked things before patient arrives I checked if resuscitation trolley is properly stocked and drug cupboards are restocked After I made
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