Please forward this error screen to oxford handbook of critical care pdf. Chest physiotherapy techniques, such as percussion, postural drainage, and expiratory vibrations, may be employed in a critical care setting.
It is unclear whether nurses consider chest physiotherapy to be a part of their role, or how they perceive their knowledge and confidence pertaining to these techniques. To investigate the attitudes of nurses towards traditional chest physiotherapy techniques. A total of 1222 members of the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses were invited to participate in an anonymous online survey. Most of them considered that the provision of chest physiotherapy was a part of nurse’s role.
Commonly cited factors influencing nurses’ use of chest physiotherapy techniques were the availability of physiotherapy services, adequacy of nursing staff training and skill, and perceptions of professional roles. Nurses working in critical care commonly utilised traditional chest physiotherapy techniques. Further research is required to investigate the reasons why nursing professionals might assume responsibility for the provision of chest physiotherapy techniques, and if their application of these techniques is consistent with evidence-based recommendations. 2017, Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association.
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