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March 2007 - Volume 2 - Issue 2
pp: 6-64

Editorial


Research Report


Infection possible over a year postexposure to contamination

Nursing Critical Care. 2(2):7, March 2007.

Research suggests that a central venous catheter contaminated by Pseudomonas fluorescens could infec...

Majority of critical care nurses dedicated to their work

Nursing Critical Care. 2(2):9, March 2007.

Research suggests that a central venous catheter contaminated by Pseudomonas fluorescens could infec...

Topics in Progressive Care


Carotid artery stenting: The latest in the fight against carotid disease

Morelli, Paulette; Davis, Karen L.

Nursing Critical Care. 2(2):13-18, March 2007.

Nurses need to remain aware of the risk factors associated with carotid artery stenosis, as well as ...

Nursing Ethics


Family presence: To stay or not to stay?

Thomas, Tamekia L.

Nursing Critical Care. 2(2):19-24, March 2007.

The controversy over allowing family members to be present during resuscitation continues mainly due...

Med Watch


Pearls in Palliation


Take the lidocaine challenge

Carranza, Suzanne V.; Saria, Marlon G.

Nursing Critical Care. 2(2):64, March 2007.

Evidence suggests that intravenous infusion of lidocaine should be considered as an alternative ther...


How do we mend a broken heart?

Diepenbrock, Nancy

Nursing Critical Care. 2(2):36-46, March 2007.

Initiation of intra-aortic balloon pump therapy is a relatively safe and easy procedure, allowing a ...

Six steps to ABG analysis

Woodruff, David W.

Nursing Critical Care. 2(2):48-52, March 2007.

The arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis is a lab test that measures the acid-base balance and oxygenat...

Get optimum outcomes for acute pancreatitis patients

Amerine, Emmie

Nursing Critical Care. 2(2):54-61, March 2007.

Acute pancreatitis requires admission to the hospital for medical management, accounting for between...

2.0: ANCC/AACN: CONTACT HOUR


Slow the ticking clock of toxicity

Emory, Sara L.

Nursing Critical Care. 2(2):26-33, March 2007.

Overdose management includes treating the individual's physical condition, maintaining his or her sa...

CE Test


Slow the ticking clock of toxicity

Nursing Critical Care. 2(2):34, March 2007.

Overdose management includes treating the individual's physical condition, maintaining his or her sa...

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