Regional Use of Complementary and Alternative Therapies by Critical Care Nurses
- A primer on critical care nursing. // Healthcare Purchasing News;May2003, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p16
Presents information on the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Role of critical care nursing in the clinical setting; Duties of clinical nurse specialists; Percentage of critical care nurses in hospitals.
- Survey assesses nurses' role in euthanasia. R.N.S. // Christian Century;7/17/96, Vol. 113 Issue 22, p710
Reports on the findings of a survey concerning the role of intensive-care-unit nurses in euthanasia. Criticism on ambiguity of survey; Prescription of pain-relieving narcotics.
- CAM in pediatrics: Use and potential dangers. Bell, Edward A. // Infectious Diseases in Children;Feb2011, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p37
The article discusses the use and potential risks of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
- NURSES' PERCEPTIONS OF COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICAL THERAPIES. Brolinson, Per Gunnar; Price, James H.; Ditmyer, Marcia; Reis, Deb // Journal of Community Health;Jun2001, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p175
Determines the perceptions of nurses towards the effectiveness of complementary and alternative medical therapies in the U.S. Use of treatment in place of mainstream medicine; Classification of various therapies; Dissatisfaction of alternative medicine users with conventional medicine.
- "Safety" technology: a hidden cause of diabetic ketoacidosis. Yu, Catherine H. Y. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/20/2012, Vol. 184 Issue 5, p557
The article presents a case study of a 74-year old woman who has type 2 diabetes and has been transferred to a acute care hospital cause of decrease oral intake and three-day nausea. She was been medicated with insulin aspart and insulin glargine, and has been discharged for intake of insulin....
- Post Treatment Re-Action following the Application of Alternative Medicine. Barrie, Alexander // Positive Health;Apr2011, Issue 181, p1
The article explains the worsening of physical and emotional symptoms following allopathic or alternative medical treatments. The healing crisis allegedly causes one to feel discomfort and anxiety for several sessions. This is attributed to the cleansing and detoxifying processes which have...
- News and analysis. // RN;Dec83, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p15
Presents news briefs on nursing in the United States as of December 1983. Public opinion on the changes in the role of nurses in health care; Standards for intensive care unit nurses; Differences between the length of hospital stay among regions.
- Make Acute and Critical Care Nursing Your Priority. Hanson, Dave // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2008 Supplement, Vol. 28, p4
In this article, the author encourages U.S. nurses to make their acute and critical nursing practice a priority. The author believes that prioritization is applicable to career choices. He indicates that nurses can find the priority within nursing that will guide their journey to the place in...
- E-Learning Responds to Fast-Paced Environment. // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2008 Supplement, Vol. 28, p58
This article discusses the E-Learning curriculum being offered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses in the U.S. According to the article, the curriculum has provided institutions a timely, cost-effective way to get education to critical care nurses. It enumerates the components of...