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Enfermería Global

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AVILES REINOSO, Lissette  and  SOTO NUNEZ, Claudia. Nursing Models in Critical Care Units: step toward advanced nursing care. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2014, vol.13, n.34, pp.323-329. ISSN 1695-6141.

This article aims to reflect on the use of nursing models in critical patient units in Chile, in order to provide advanced care in these units. The advanced nursing care is based on the use of nursing models in clinical practice to enable delivery of quality care with nursing theoretical support. Critical patient units are units that are related to nursing care focused on the task, in the management of technology and routine activities. In this scenario it is necessary to identify nursing models that can be implemented in these units and thus be a step toward advanced nursing care in critical patient units.

Keywords : nursing models; critical care units; advanced nursing care.

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