CE Articles

July 2011

Intra-aortic Balloon Pump Timing: Review of Evidence Supporting Current Practice
The Role of Standardized Protocols in Unplanned Extubations in a Medical Intensive Care Unit

May 2011

Cardiac Index Based on Measurements Obtained in a Bedside Chair and in Bed
Understanding Health Care Professionals’ Views of Family Presence During Pediatric Resuscitation
Continuous ST-Segment Monitoring: Nurses’ Attitudes, Practices, and Quality of Patient Care

March 2011

Diagnosis of Pleural Effusion: A Systematic Approach
Evaluation of an Intervention to Maintain Endotracheal Tube Cuff Pressure Within Therapeutic Range
Adverse Clinical Events During Intrahospital Transport by a Specialized Team: A Preliminary Report

January 2011

Protecting Fragile Skin: Nursing Interventions to Decrease Development of Pressure Ulcers in Pediatric Intensive Care
Effects of β-Blockers and Anxiety on Complication Rates After Acute Myocardial Infarction
Caregivers of the Chronically Critically Ill After Discharge From the Intensive Care Unit: Six Months’ Experience

November 2010

Current Practices for Withdrawal of Life Support in Intensive Care Units
Nursing Specialty Certification and Nursing-Sensitive Patient Outcomes in the Intensive Care Unit
Elevated Cardiac Troponin I and Functional Recovery and Disability in Patients After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Sound Intensity and Noise Evaluation in a Critical Care Unit

September 2010

Multifactor Clinical Score and Outcome of Mechanical Ventilation Weaning Trials: Burns Wean Assessment Program
Perceived Support Among Families Deciding About Organ Donation for Their Loved Ones: Donor Vs Nondonor Next Of Kin
Signs and Symptoms of Heart Failure: Are You Asking the Right Questions?

July 2010

Differences in Level of Care at the End of Life According to Race
Patient Satisfaction and Documentation of Pain Assessments and Management After Implementing the Adult Nonverbal Pain Scale