CE Articles

May 2009

Nurses’ Perceptions of End-of-Life Care After Multiple Interventions for Improvement
Fecal Containment in Bedridden Patients: Economic Impact of 2 Commercial Bowel Catheter Systems
Outcome Evaluation of a New Model of Critical Care Orientation

March 2009

Interrater Variability of a Severity-of-Illness Score in Critically Ill Adults
Long-term Survival in the Intensive Care Unit After Erythrocyte Blood Transfusion
Competence and Certification of Registered Nurses and Safety of Patients in Intensive Care Units

January 2009

Autonomic Nervous System Function and Depth of Sedation in Adults Receiving Mechanical Ventilation
Transparent Film Dressing vs Pressure Dressing After Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angiography
Differences in Glucose Values Obtained From Point-of-Care Glucose Meters and Laboratory Analysis in Critically Ill Patients

November 2008

Symptoms of Acute Posttraumatic Stress Disorder After Intensive Care
Gastric Residual Volume and Aspiration in Critically Ill Patients Receiving Gastric Feedings
Assessment of Delirium in the Intensive Care Unit: Nursing Practices And Perceptions

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