- NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT IN INTENSIVE CARE UNITSâ€”NATIONAL SURVEY OF CURRENT PRACTICE IN THE UK. Kapoor, N.; Cooper, H.; O'Toole, P. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA98
Aims: To establish attitudes and current practice regarding nutritional support in the ICU setting and to explore factors determining choice of feeding route. Methods: A questionnaire was sent to 324 ICUs in the UK. It comprised an attitudinal survey assessing unit policy and opinion in relation...
- End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring. Saint John, Robert E. // Critical Care Nurse;Aug2003, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p83
Presents questions and answers on end-tidal carbon dioxide monitoring. Measurement of end-tidal carbon dioxide; Site for sampling or measuring end-tidal carbon dioxide concentration in an intubated patient; Clinical significance of end-tidal carbon dioxide monitoring.
- Implementing Nutrition Guidelines in the Critical Care Setting. Jones, Naomi E.; Heyland, Daren K. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/17/2008, Vol. 300 Issue 23, p2798
The authors express their opinion that the translation of evidence in the form of clinical practice guidelines is a worthwhile pursuit. They express their disappointment in the results of the study by Doig and colleagues which examined patient mortality with respect to improving nutrition...
- Impact Resistant Acrylic Boosts Performance for Innovative Resuscitator. // Medical Design Technology;Nov2003, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p26
Features INdGO disposable manual resuscitators from Cyro Industries. Product features; Specifications; Contact information.
- Parenteral nutrition. Robertson, Suzie // Nursing Standard;3/26/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 30, p61
The article focuses on parenteral nutrition, which is a method of administering nutrition and hydration intravenously to patients, and discusses the importance of monitoring patients who are receiving parenteral nutrition. In the article the author reflects on her experience of reading the...
- Patient monitoring sector enjoying unexpected growth. Reynolds, Phil // Healthcare Purchasing News;Dec2002, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p28
Focuses on the patient monitoring sector in the U.S. Expected sales of patient monitor for 2002; Reason for the decline of the prices for higher-acuity monitors; Ways in which clinicians can improve their management of monitoring information; Reason for the impact of group purchasing...
- Monitoring the critically ill patient. Webster, Nigel R. // Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh;Dec99, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p386
Reviews basic principles of monitoring the critically ill patient. Physiological responses to stress and trauma; Maintenance of normal aerobic metabolism; Maintenance of viable cell function; Measurement of the degree of tissue oxygenation.
- CME/CNE Questions. // Critical Care Alert;Feb2008, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p88
A quiz concerning the topics discussed in the February 2008 issue of "Critical Care Alert" is presented.
- Medical Monitoring: The New Gold Rush. Read, Gregory C. // Defense Counsel Journal;Apr2001, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p145
Discusses issues on medical monitoring in the United States (U.S.). Requirements on basic tort law in the U.S.; Overview of cases related to medical monitoring; Belief of many commentators about the forum for debating the advantages and disadvantages of medical monitoring as a theory of recovery.