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November 2013 - Volume 8 - Issue 6
pp: 4-48

Editorial


Heart Beats


Topics in Progressive Care


Tech Talk


A patient acuity checklist for the digital age

Garcia, Amy

Nursing Critical Care. 8(6):11-13, November 2013.

While the general concept makes sense, acuity systems can create extra and even duplicate work for s...

Research Rounds


Pearls



Beyond the bridge

Johnson, Susannah; Kautz, Donald D.

Nursing Critical Care. 8(6):32-37, November 2013.

Destination therapy helps with patient survival; however, those who experience complications may dec...

Safely transporting sedated patients

Walker, Susan; Miller, Denise; Horne, Susan; More

Nursing Critical Care. 8(6):38-41, November 2013.

A facility in Philadelphia created nursing protocols to improve patient safety during transportation...

Turning the tide on respiratory depression

D'Arcy, Yvonne

Nursing Critical Care. 8(6):42-47, November 2013.

Most patients utilizing medication for comfort before or after surgery have no issues. However, thos...