- EB122 Use of Turn and Position Device to Prevent Pressure Ulcers in Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care Patients. Luettgen, Mary; Loberg, Rachel; Nelson, Kathleen // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, pe39
An abstract of the article "Use of Turn and Position Device to Prevent Pressure Ulcers in Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care Patients" by Mary Luettgen, Rachel Loberg, and Kathleen Nelson is presented.
- Ask the Experts. Nasogastric Versus Feeding Tubes in Critically Ill Patients. McGinnis, Carol M.; Worthington, Pat; Lord, Linda M. // Critical Care Nurse;Dec2010, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p80
The article provides an answer to a question of the proper time to change nasogastric tubes to feeding tubes.
- EB114 Where Did the Nutrition Go? An Evidence-Based Look at Enteral Nutrition Policy. Genzler, Laura // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, pe35
An abstract of the article "Where Did the Nutrition Go? An Evidence-Based Look at Enteral Nutrition Policy" by Laura Genzler is presented.
- DIAGNÃ“STICOS DE ENFERMAGEM EM PACIENTES COM INFECÃ‡ÃƒO HOSPITALAR. Baldo Santos, Rebeca; Christiane Marocco Duran, Erika; Valentim Carmona, Elenice; de Lione Melo, Luciana; Raquel Medeiros Beck, Ana // Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;Sep2015 Supp, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p9359
Objective: identifying the most common nursing diagnoses in patients with nosocomial infection. Method: retrospective cohort study that analyzed medical records of hospitalized patients from June 2011 to March 2012 in an intensive care unit of a public teaching hospital, after the project was...
- Guidelines to resolve conflicts in treating critically ill patients. // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);2015 Supplement, Vol. 76, p320
The article reports on a policy statement released by the American Thoracic Society which offers guidelines on the treatment of critically ill patients including the decision to continue or abort life-prolonging medical treatments.
- Continuous ST-Segment Monitoring in the Intensive Care Unit. Fox, Lisa; Kirkendall, Carolyn; Craney, Micky // Critical Care Nurse;Oct2010, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p33
The article discusses continuous computerized ST-segment monitoring for cardiac disease. It states that in 2004, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses issued a practice alert on ST-segment monitoring which showed that the research supports the value of ST-segment monitoring for...
- ICU Bed Allocation: Clinicians Prioritize 'Rescuing' a Critically Ill Patient Over Societal Benefit. // MEDSURG Nursing;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p236
The article discusses an analysis of physicians' and nurses' preferences for allocating intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which reveals that 45.9% of physicians prioritize patient with cancer for the last ICU bed compared to 32.6% nurses.
- Long shifts lead to regrets over critical care decisions. // Nursing Standard;1/15/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 20, p10
Critical care nurses working 12-hour shifts are more likely to regret clinical decisions than those who do shorter shifts, according to research.
- Acute medicine -- an alternative take. Houghton, Michael // Clinical Medicine;Feb2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p26
This article explores the role of a GP with a special interest in acute medicine working with secondary care. The reasons why such a role may be helpful are outlined. Philosophies within primary and secondary care are explored and system changes explained. It is argued that while the...