Innovative Skills for Better Critical Care Nursing in Egypt

Dr. Hanan Mohammed Mohammed
2017 IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science  
Intensive care today is the composite of a cohort of critically ill patients nursed in one environment that facilitates the support of organs to maintain physiological normality. Egyptians had documented procedures resembling tracheostomies to treat airway obstruction from as early as 1500 BC. Critical care or ICU nursing is a specialization of nursing which deals specifically with patients experiencing high-dependency, life -threatening conditions. In Egypt, Since the 1950s, intensive care has
more » ... intensive care has grown into a specialty in its own right. Significant technological advances have allowed us to develop sophisticated ventilators, renal replacement therapy and cardiovascular monitoring. Intensive care units can now even be supervised via tele or remote ICU systems, providing surveillance and support to a large number of ICUs in distant or remote sites by a centralized multidisciplinary critical care team. In Egypt, modern technologies are in progress and development in the field of critical care management, especially in keeping records and databases for the patients. Egypt develop a technology solution and enterprise model that organizes the time slots for baby incubators and/or ICUs and keeps track of the vacant time slots.
doi:10.9790/1959-0601083134 fatcat:4zs6o6vfzzfddbksugcy73zkem