Nursing judgments about appropriate interventions when managing secondary brain injury in critically ill tbi patients are influenced by worsening values for oxygen saturation intracranial pressure icp cerebral perfusion pressure cpp and nursing shift. Descriptions of nursing interventions several reports identify nursing interventions for critically ill tbi patients although these reports are not based on research evidence they do provide gen eral descriptions of icu nurse responsibilities when caring for tbi and other neurologically impaired pa tients ladanyi elliot 2008 littlejohns . 8 analyze evaluate and implement holistic nursing care for efficient safe compassionate and patient centered care of the acute and critically ill adult patient 93 95 911 913 916 9 identify analyze and evaluate evidence based nursing interventions as appropriate for managing the acute and critically ill adult patient 98 10. In this lesson we will review the necessary nursing care for critically ill children we will look at assessment and interventions that are necessary in providing care to children. Environmental factors including patient care activities eg therapeutic interventions monitoring diagnostic procedures eg lab draws x rays and the absence of diurnal cues eg excessive nocturnal noise and lighting 57 58 contribute to disrupted sleep in critically ill patients 2 59 patients have reported that noise
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