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A bimonthly scientific journal, AJCC offers the latest advances in clinical research, with features that highlight bedside applications of select research articles.

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Volume 31,
 Issue 3
1 May 2022

COVID-19 Resources

For free access articles in the American Journal of Critical Care, Critical Care Nurse, and AACN Advanced Critical Care related to the care of patients with COVID-19, click here.

From the Editors

In celebration of the annual observance of Nurses Week in May, we begin this issue’s editorial with cheers for all critical care nurses and a special shout out to  ...

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Get CEs

Access CE articles and complete the CE activity to stay current in your practice and provide optimal care to your patients. Also, earn CERPs toward certification renewal.

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"Light Sedation"

AJCC's May Patient Care Page offers ideas and resources to help you evaluate patients for light sedation.

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Clinical Pearls

Check out the Clinical Pearls—quick summaries of the most clinically relevant material from select articles in our recent issues.

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Investigator Spotlight

Teresa L. May, DO, has been a board-certified critical care, internal medicine, and pulmonary disease physician for almost 10 years. She first began interacting with patients as an undergraduate student volunteer at a local hospice ..."

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Nursing Care at End of Life in Children

Elizabeth G. Broden, PhD, RN, describes using data from a large clinical trial to assess pain and agitation in children at end of life...

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