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May 2013 - Volume 8 - Issue 3
pp: 4-48

Editorial


Heart Beats


Topics in Progressive Care


Decoding Genetics


Research Rounds


Comparing two noninvasive techniques for detecting coronary artery disease

Bunch, Azalea Marie

Nursing Critical Care. 8(3):14-18, May 2013.

In acute care, is coronary computed tomography angiography better than coronary calcium scoring? Thi...

Pearls


Getting involved in policy and politics

Oestberg, Fredrik

Nursing Critical Care. 8(3):48, May 2013.

By knowing how the political system works and which strategies can effectively influence policy, any...


Change your appetite: Stop “eating the young” and start mentoring

Echevarria, Ilia M.

Nursing Critical Care. 8(3):20-24, May 2013.

Nurses have an obligation to mentor colleagues and to treat them with respect, trust, and dignity. L...

The changing face of Clostridium difficile in critical care

Novotne, Tammy A.; Kaseb, Hatem O.

Nursing Critical Care. 8(3):26-34, May 2013.

Patients are younger and the disease is more resistant to treatment—severe cases can lead to pseudom...

Managing alcohol withdrawal in hospitalized patients

Elliott, Dolores Y.; Geyer, Christopher; Lionetti, Thomas; More

Nursing Critical Care. 8(3):36-44, May 2013.

An estimated one in five patients admitted to the hospital suffers from an alcohol use disorder such...

Understanding abdominal compartment syndrome

Harris, Helene; Smith, Carla J.

Nursing Critical Care. 8(3):45-47, May 2013.

Refresh your knowledge about this potentially fatal rise in pressure, which can cause organ dysfunct...