An article in AACN Advanced Critical Care reviews the epidemiology of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection, clinical presentation of infection, diagnosis and various therapies including fecal microbiota transplant
22-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has updated its AACN Practice Alert, Initial and Ongoing Verification of Feeding Tube Placement in Adults. The AACN Practice Alert applies to blind insertions and placements with an electromagnetic...
15-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Outlines Aspiration Prevention Practices for Tube-Fed ICU Patients
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has updated its AACN Practice Alert, Prevention of Aspiration in Adults. It offers a detailed checklist for aspiration prevention, including head-of-bed elevation, assessment of sedation levels and...
15-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses announces recipients of its annual research grants and invites clinicians and researchers to submit projects by Oct. 13 for the next application cycle, with total available funding of $160,000.
8-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A study in the American Journal of Critical Care examines perspectives related to family-centered rounds in ICUs. It also explores the potential of telemedicine platforms to allow families to participate virtually in ICU rounds.
26-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Each issue of Critical Care Nurse and the American Journal of Critical Care includes editorials and columns that their 100,000-plus readers rely on for insights and answers to some of healthcare’s toughest challenges. As a testament to their...
16-Aug-2016 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has selected Elizabeth Henneman as its 2017 Distinguished Research Lecturer. An associate professor at the University of Massachusetts College of Nursing, Henneman is widely known for her research on...
9-Aug-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Hospitalized critically ill obese patients present unique challenges to the nurses who provide care for them in critical and progressive care units, and an article in Critical Care Nurse offers guidance on providing optimal care to obese patients.
27-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites