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Suzanne Jones, 76-year-old patient with COPD is admitted to the ICU. Jones is placed on mechanical ventilation to assist with her breathing. After 2...

Suzanne Jones, 76-year-old patient with COPD is admitted to the ICU. Mrs. Jones is placed on mechanical ventilation to assist with her breathing. After 2 days on the ventilator, Mrs. Jones is extubated and then transferred to a medical-surgical unit. The medication regimen is adjusted during the hospitalization. Mrs. Jones is discharged home after 6 days. She and her family are pleased with the care she receive in the hospital. (Learning Objectives 3 and 6) Describe the quality performance tools that may be used to demonstrate that the care and treatment rendered are both cost-efficient and of high quality. Describe the quality performance tools that may be used to demonstrate that the nursing care utilized is evidence-based care and high quality, resulting in patient satisfaction and good patient outcomes.

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Tools that demonstrate cost efficient care and quality care (i) short stay in the hospital which reduced the cost or expenses... View the full answer

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