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- Forming a Partnership to Save Lives. Rankin, Sandy // Critical Care Nurse;Aug2006, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p68
The article presents information on the Institute for Healthcare Improvement 100,000 Lives Campaign. There are three requirements to become a member of the critical response team (CRT) of the campaign. The CRT plays a vital role in medical care. A CRT nurse performs expanded duties in connection...
- Serving the too-sick but not-sick-enough. Patania, Carolyn // San Diego Business Journal;7/18/94, Vol. 15 Issue 29, p27A
Focuses on post-acute care. Entry into the stream of health care through the managed care intervention; Goal of getting the patient out of higher cost, acute care beds and into lower-cost nursing beds; Diagnosis types that necessitate post-acute care; Common qualifications; Health services...
- The meaning of caring in the practice of intensive care nursing. Wilkin, Kathleen // British Journal of Nursing;11/13/2003, Vol. 12 Issue 20, p1178
Discusses the nature of the concepts and the arguments in relation to caring in the intensive care unit. Concept of caring; Caring factors; Technological and affective aspects of caring; Categories of caring. INSET: KEY POINTS.
- Nurse prescribing for patients with coronary heart disease. Keenan, Jan // Nurse Prescribing;Apr2006, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p92
Nurse-led services in the acute sector have an increasing contribution to patient care. Despite this, it is only recently that nurse prescribing has become an attractive option for nurses in the acute sector, and therefore very little has been written in regard to this. Less still has been...
- 'End-of-life' decision making within intensive care-objective, consistent, defensible? Ravenscroft, Andrew J.; Bell, M. D. Dominic // Journal of Medical Ethics;Dec2000, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p435
Objective--To determine the objectivity, consistency and professional unanimity in the initiation, continuation and withdrawal of life-prolonging procedures in intensive care--to determine methods, time-scale for withdrawal and communication with both staff and relatives--to explore any...
- Coding for critical care: Timing is everything. // ED Management;Nov2008, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p125
The article offers instructions for proper documentation and billing of emergency departments' critical care division.
- From the Editor. Alspach, Grif // Critical Care Nurse;Dec2002 Supplement, Vol. 22, preceding p1
The article discusses the report about managing anemia in critically ill patients and the role played by critical care nurses in their care.
- Briefs. // Australian Nursing Journal;Oct2000, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p35
Presents updates on issues related to critical care nursing in Australia as of October 2000. Observations made by nurses from Flinders University in South Australia; Causes of stress among postgraduate critical care nurses; Emergency services for children with special health care needs.
- INTENSIVE CARE UNITS "WITHOUT WALLS" - CONCEPT "OUTREACH. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p12
An abstract of the article "Intensive Care Units Without Walls - Concept Outreach," by Gordana DragoÅ¡ev, Petar MirkoviÄ‡, and Sofija AlijeviÄ‡ is presented.