Papers are invited for Critical Care Nurse, a peer-reviewed journal. Critical Care Nurse publishes papers in all areas of high acuity, progressive, and critical care; however, the following topics have been identified by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses as critical care nurses’ top 10 concerns (in alphabetical order):

  • Barrier precautions and resistant organisms

  • Central catheter infections

  • Deep venous thrombosis precautions

  • Documentation, time consumed with documentation

  • Gastric tube placement and location verification

  • Identifying and managing delirium

  • Managing sedation

  • Patient mobility

  • Preventable infections

  • Safety when transporting critical care patients for tests and procedures

  • Wound care and pressure ulcers

Critical Care Nurse is also interested in receiving papers on the following topics:

  • New developments, advancements, or updates on nursing care, treatments, or procedures

  • Cutting-edge medical or surgical therapies

  • Evidence-based practice

  • Exemplars of effective and successful nursing interventions

  • Best practices for acute...

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