CE Articles

July 2008

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
Decisions Made By Critical Care Nurses During Mechanical Ventilation and Weaning in an Australian Intensive Care Unit

July 2007

Comparison of Point-of-Care and Laboratory Glucose Analysis in Critically Ill Patients
Atrial Electrograms After Cardiac Surgery: Survey of Clinical Practice

May 2007

Improving Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: The Australian Experience
Attitudes Toward and Beliefs About Family Presence: A Survey of Healthcare Providers, Patients’ Families, and Patients