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ICU-Talk, a communication aid for intubated intensive care patients

F. MacAulay, A. J. Shearer, B. Gordon, A. Judson, M. Etchels, S. Ashraf, I. W. Ricketts, A. Waller, J. K. Brodie, N. Alm, A. Warden
2002 Proceedings of the fifth international ACM conference on Assistive technologies - Assets '02  
A Multi-disciplinary project staffed by personnel from nursing, computer science and speech and language therapy developed a computer based communication aid called ICU-Talk.  ...  This device has been designed specifically for intubated patients in hospital intensive care units. The ICU-Talk device was trialled with real patients.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEM ENTS The work reported here is funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, under research grant GR/M54889 -"A CommunicationAid for Patients in Intensive Care Units  ... 
doi:10.1145/638249.638290 dblp:conf/assets/MacAulayJEARWBAWSG02 fatcat:gsiagph2bjdmjigs7k5k4ioirq

ICU-Talk, a communication aid for intubated intensive care patients

F. MacAulay, A. J. Shearer, B. Gordon, A. Judson, M. Etchels, S. Ashraf, I. W. Ricketts, A. Waller, J. K. Brodie, N. Alm, A. Warden
2002 Proceedings of the fifth international ACM conference on Assistive technologies - Assets '02  
A Multi-disciplinary project staffed by personnel from nursing, computer science and speech and language therapy developed a computer based communication aid called ICU-Talk.  ...  This device has been designed specifically for intubated patients in hospital intensive care units. The ICU-Talk device was trialled with real patients.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEM ENTS The work reported here is funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, under research grant GR/M54889 -"A CommunicationAid for Patients in Intensive Care Units  ... 
doi:10.1145/638286.638290 fatcat:pcikarxuoba6znv6u7eb6grgwi

Communicating with conscious and mechanically ventilated critically ill patients: a systematic review

S. ten Hoorn, P. W. Elbers, A. R. Girbes, P. R. Tuinman
2016 Critical Care  
Secondly, we developed an algorithm for communication with these patients based on current evidence. Methods: We performed a systematic review.  ...  We developed an algorithm for the assessment and selection of a communication intervention with nonverbal and conscious mechanically intubated patients in the ICU.  ...  Consent for publication Not applicable. Ethics approval Not applicable.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13054-016-1483-2 pmid:27756433 pmcid:PMC5070186 fatcat:44yq54hpw5fjronhvejyx436oq

Communication aid requirements of intensive care unit patients with transient speech loss

Mohammad H. Mobasheri, Dominic King, Simon Judge, Faizan Arshad, Marius Larsen, Zahra Safarfashandi, Hemal Shah, Anna Trepekli, Sanjay Trikha, Diamantis Xylas, Stephen J. Brett, Ara Darzi
2016 Augmentative and Alternative Communication : AAC  
Several app-based communication aids are commercially available ("Greenhouse publications", 2010; "Society of Critical Care Medicine patient communicator app for iPad", 2015; "Vidatak: Innovation in patient  ...  (N2); "When you're in that situation in intensive care, if it worked you wouldn't care what it looked like." (P3).  ... 
doi:10.1080/07434618.2016.1235610 pmid:27868434 fatcat:jv2rppofkveafkba47qritidxa

Handoff communication in intensive care: links with patient safety

Grazielle Rezende da Silva dos Santos, Juliana Faria Campos, Rafael Celestino da Silva
2018 Escola Anna Nery  
and intensive care unit.  ...  Method: This was an integrative review conducted in the Medline, PubMed, Cinahl and Scopus databases with the descriptors patient handoff, communication, patient safety, critical care, health communication  ...  who are engaged in patient care, either directly or indirectly, to take co-responsibility for the impact of communication in patient safety. 6 Simulation-based training can be effective to develop communication  ... 
doi:10.1590/2177-9465-ean-2017-0268 fatcat:guddpqxznjdh3hkmpy7xj3y2wu

Lessons Learned from a Palliative Care-Related Communication Intervention in an Adult Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Rebecca A. Aslakson, Maureen Coyle, Rhonda Wyskiel, Christina Copley
2015 Journal of Palliative Care & Medicine  
Purpose: Multi-disciplinary, palliative care-related family meetings for intensive care unit (ICU) patients can decrease ICU length-of-stay and family anxiety and distress, but it is unclear how to arrange  ...  Conclusion: The 7 day criteria for SICU admission identified a subset of high mortality SICU patients likely to benefit from proactive palliative care-related meetings.  ...  Introduction Intensive care unit (ICU) patients and their family members repeatedly identify palliative care-related communication as essential to quality ICU care [1] [2] [3] .  ... 
doi:10.4172/2165-7386.1000240 fatcat:oq22xyk6kbdp5oejkun6qjryga

VidaTalk™ patient communication application "opened up" communication between nonvocal ICU patients and their family

Ji Won Shin, Mary Beth Happ, Judith A. Tate
2021 Intensive & Critical Care Nursing  
Family members in the intervention group received the VidaTalk™ app as a communication aid during their intensive care stay.  ...  in the intensive care units.  ...  Acknowledgment The authors would like to acknowledge all the ICU family members who participated in the study and shared their experiences.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.iccn.2021.103075 pmid:34127362 fatcat:isbhcnrddzhgnkfg32jlriobxa

Barriers to and facilitators for use of augmentative and alternative communication and voice restorative devices in the adult intensive care unit: a scoping review protocol

Laura Istanboulian, Louise Rose, Yana Yunusova, Franklin Gorospe, Craig Dale
2019 Systematic Reviews  
Mechanically ventilated patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) experience profound communication impairment, placing them at risk for poor physical and psychological outcomes.  ...  Our objective is to map and synthesize the current evidence-base for stakeholder-reported barriers and facilitators to patient communication strategy utilization for adults with an advanced airway in the  ...  Background Treatment and monitoring of patients experiencing lifethreatening conditions occur in the intensive care unit (ICU) [1] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13643-019-1232-0 pmid:31810494 pmcid:PMC6896663 fatcat:5svgcylh3nfqxop4qwb3gezdfq

Design of technology-based self-service for ICU patients' families

Mu-Hsuan Wu, Ding-Bang Luh, Shiann-Far Kung
2009 2009 IEEE 10th International Conference on Computer-Aided Industrial Design & Conceptual Design  
Caring in intensive care unit (ICU) is taken seriously in the whole medical process.  ...  To establish "CarePlus" -a comprehensive technology-based self-service (TBSS) for ICU patients' families -is the objective of this research.  ...  Special thanks to project assistant, Jie Jiang, who helped edit and revise this article for submission. Appreciations to Georgia Wang and Hsin-Pei Yang who helped conduct preliminary research.  ... 
doi:10.1109/caidcd.2009.5375181 fatcat:klnderg6fjband34pnogtpt254

Communication with patients in intensive care units: a scoping review

Marte-Marie Wallander Karlsen, Mia Alexandra Ølnes, Lena Güntenberg Heyn
2018 Nursing in Critical Care  
in intensive care units.  ...  Mechanically ventilated patients in intensive care unfortunately experience communication barriers, such as lack of voice.  ...  M. ( , 2007 Non Acknowledgements We would like to thank the patients, their relatives, and the professionals who participated in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1111/nicc.12377 pmid:30069988 fatcat:rsfdmuu2lzcbffqv3ya3mrvuxa

Being in limbo: The experience of critical illness in intensive care and beyond

Agness C. Tembo, Vicki Parker, Isabel Higgins
2012 Open Journal of Nursing  
There is an increasing number of critical illness survivors in intensive care units (ICU) 1 with numerous life changing ongoing physiological and psychological sequelae from critical illness and ICU hospitalization  ...  The main purpose of this study was to explore the experience of critically ill patients in ICU and beyond.  ...  the provision of appropriate communication aids.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ojn.2012.23041 fatcat:uyer6g5iy5d6djdgxhy7e7dp6i

Facilitators of an Interprofessional Approach to Care in Medical and Mixed Medical/Surgical ICUs: A Multicenter Qualitative Study

Deena Kelly Costa, Frances K. Barg, David A. Asch, Jeremy M. Kahn
2014 Research in Nursing and Health  
ICU clinicians perceived two distinct types of facilitators to interprofessional collaboration in critical care: cultural and structural.  ...  The purpose of this study was to describe clinicians' perceptions of interprofessional collaboration in the intensive care unit and identify factors associated with interprofessional collaboration.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by a career development award [K23HL082650] and an institutional training grant [T32HL007820] from the National Institutes of Health We would like to acknowledge  ... 
doi:10.1002/nur.21607 pmid:24995554 pmcid:PMC4113012 fatcat:fwny2gs24zffpmeam2sqpcqqyy

Rapid deployment of virtual ICU support during the COVID-19 pandemic

Adam Igra, Helen McGuire, Ian Naldrett, Rosie Cervera-Jackson, Rebecca Lewis, Cliff Morgan, Louit Thakuria
2020 Future healthcare journal  
These challenges include extreme numbers of critically ill patients overwhelming many intensive care units, how to maintain the flow of communication between clinicians, patients and their families, and  ...  The Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals deployed a series of digital solutions to try to address some of those challenges and a series of case studies describes their clinical application in three clinical  ...  Acknowledgements We were fortunate to have multiple donations in response to our appeals for webcams from members of the general public, The Royal Brompton and Harefield Charity, Techbuyer Europe, The  ... 
doi:10.7861/fhj.2020-0157 pmid:33094219 pmcid:PMC7571721 fatcat:ozbfkwaosjextcsavm567ujptq

Nurse-Patient Communication Interactions in the Intensive Care Unit

M. B. Happ, K. Garrett, D. D. Thomas, J. Tate, E. George, M. Houze, J. Radtke, S. Sereika
2011 American Journal of Critical Care  
The inability to speak during critical illness is a source of distress for patients, yet nurse-patient communication in the intensive care unit has not been systematically studied or measured.  ...  Methods Descriptive observational study of the nonintervention /usual care cohort from a larger clinical trial of nurse-patient communication in a medical and a cardiothoracic surgical intensive care unit  ...  FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES This work was supported by a grant (R01-HD043988) from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.  ... 
doi:10.4037/ajcc2011433 pmid:21362711 pmcid:PMC3222584 fatcat:vvryysaipnhalay4gn5ijanvti

Rethinking Interventions to Improve Surrogate Decision Making in Intensive Care Units

D. B. White
2011 American Journal of Critical Care  
A regular feature of the American Journal of Critical Care, Current Controversies in Critical Care addresses the ethical and administrative issues faced by health care professionals working in today's  ...  We welcome letters regarding this feature and encourage the submission of scenarios for future discussion.  ...  Moreover, the simple goal of ensuring timely, consistent communication in intensive care units (ICUs) is an organizational challenge.  ... 
doi:10.4037/ajcc2011106 pmid:21532046 pmcid:PMC3530846 fatcat:lqflnx6prjbvbpj67acxuk3rye
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