AT THE JUNCTURE OF LIFE AND DEATH, It Matters That You Are There
- Brain Tissue Oxygen Monitoring in Severe Brain Injury, I. Littlejohns, Linda R.; Bader, Mary Kay; March, Karen // Critical Care Nurse;Aug2003, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p17
Part I. Deals with nursing techniques in the management of traumatic brain injury in critical care settings in the U.S. Dynamics of brain injury related to oxygen; Historical perspectives on brain tissue oxygen monitoring; Measurement and safety of brain tissue oxygen monitoring.
- Brain Tissue Oxygen Monitoring in Severe Brain Injury, II. Bader, Mary Kay; Littlejohns, Linda R.; March, Karen // Critical Care Nurse;Aug2003, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p29
Part II. Discusses several considerations in the monitoring of brain tissue oxygen in severe brain injury. Effects of brain tissue oxygen monitoring on patients with severe traumatic brain injury; Integration of critical care teams in the maintenance of brain oxygenation among patients; Details...
- Evaluation of Trauma and Critical Care Training Courses on the Knowledge and Confidence of Participants in Kenya and Zambia. MacLeod, Jana B. A.; Okech, Moses; Labib, Mohammed; Aphivantrakul, Paul; Lupasha, Emanual; Nthele, Mzaza // World Journal of Surgery;Jan2011, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p9
Background: Trained health-care personnel are essential for improved outcomes for injured and critically ill patients. The highest injury-related mortality is seen in sub-Saharan Africa, where there is a paucity of skilled personnel. Therefore, the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and...
- CE Continuing Education. // Critical Care Nurse;Aug2003, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p26
Presents a continuing education test from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses related to brain tissue oxygen monitoring in severe brain injury.
- 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.
- '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.