CE Articles

September 2008

Influence of Physical Restraint on Unplanned Extubation of Adult Intensive Care Patients: A Case-Control Study
Reducing Mortality With Device Therapy in Heart Failure Patients Without Ventricular Arrhythmias
Symptom Severity 1 to 4 Months After Thoracotomy for Lung Cancer

July 2008

Intensive Care Nurses’ Knowledge of Pressure Ulcers: Development of an Assessment Tool and Effect of an Educational Program
The Power of Clinical Nursing Research: Engage Clinicians, Improve Patients’ Lives, and Forge a Professional Legacy
Quality Improvement Program to Reduce the Prevalence of Pressure Ulcers in an Intensive Care Unit

May 2008

Predictors of Adverse Events in Patients After Discharge From the Intensive Care Unit
Long-term Effects of Implanted Cardioverter-Defibrillators on Health Status, Quality of Life, and Psychological State
Uncertainty and Health-Related Quality of Life 1 Year After Coronary Angiography

March 2008

Comparison of Sleep and Mood in Patients After On-Pump and Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Nurses’ Perceptions of Their Self-confidence and the Benefits and Risks of Family Presence During Resuscitation
Preparing Families of Intensive Care Patients for Withdrawal of Life Support: A Pilot Study

January 2008

Characteristics Associated With Unplanned Extubations in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Critical Care Nurses’ Knowledge of Evidence-Based Guidelines for Preventing Infections Associated With Central Venous Catheters: An Evaluation Questionnaire
Symptoms Across the Continuum of Acute Coronary Syndromes: Differences Between Women and Men

November 2007

Animal-Assisted Therapy in Patients Hospitalized With Heart Failure
Capnometry and Air Insufflation for Assessing Initial Placement of Gastric Tubes
Systematic Literature Review of Oral Hygiene Practices for Intensive Care Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation

September 2007

Types of Intensive Care Units With the Healthiest, Most Productive Work Environments
Understanding Collaboration Between Nurses and Physicians as Knowledge at Work