CE Articles

March 2009

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
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