Effects of normal saline on endotracheal suctioning


Akgul S., Akyolcu N.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING, vol.11, no.6, pp.826-830, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1365-2702.2002.00655.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING
  • Page Numbers: pp.826-830

Abstract

This study was designed to determine the effects of saline solution administered prior to endotracheal suctioning by nurses working in intensive care on oxygenation, heart rate and long-term pulmonary hygiene.