From the Editor
- '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.
- 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.
- Audit Commission calls for improvements to critical care. White, Caroline // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/30/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7218, p1152
Reports on the critical care services in England and Wales. Cost of critical care in England and Wales; Mortality in intensive care units in England and Wales.
- New program puts critical care nurses on the scene. Ventura, Marissa J. // RN;Feb97, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p10
Focuses on the implementation by the University of Washington of STAT Nurse, a program designed to eliminate the need for patients to go to the ICU by offering nurses on-the-spot critical care support. Description of the program; Advantages to the patients and nurses; Future plans for expansion.
- Tap Into a Career in Critical Care Nursing. McCauley, Kathy // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2005 Supplement, Vol. 25, p4
Focuses on career improvement opportunities in critical care nursing in the U.S. Release of the AACN Critical Care Careers 2005 guide by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
- A Commentary on the Consensus Statement of the Working Group on Roman Catholic Approaches to Determining Appropriate Critical Care. Ventura-Junca, Patricio // Christian Bioethics: Non-ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality;Aug2001, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p271
Comments on the consensus statement of a working group on Roman Catholic approaches to determining appropriate critical care. Differences between the diverse types of intensive care (IC); Concept of IC and the need for accreditation; Overview of infant postneonatal and neonatal mortality in...
- On the ICU/CCU scene. // RN;Dec75, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p153
Focuses on intensive care unit and critical care unit nursing. Classification of a myocardial infarction patients; Information on the Perinatal Emergency Transportation System.