Subscribe  |  Unsubscribe  |  View Online  |  Forward to a Friend
  THIS JUST IN June 2011  



Integrating Palliative Care in the ICU: The Nurse in a Leading Role
Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, March/April 2011

Integration of palliative care in the ICU is important to meet the following patient needs: relief of distressing symptoms; effective communication about goals of care; alignment of therapies with patient values, goals, and preferences; and planning for transitions to other settings.

Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections
Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, April/June 2011

Review treatment options for resistant gram-negative infections, including carbapenems, tigecycline, polymyxin B, and polymxyin E.

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Case Study
Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, April/June 2011

Take some time to read this complex case of a patient with ARDS and the use of controversial medical therapy.

Update Your Knowledge of the Latest PALS Guidelines
Nursing2011, June 2011

Remember that the sequence of Basic Life Support has changed from ABC (airway, breathing, compressions) to CAB (compressions, airway, breathing). Brush up on the steps for Pediatric Advanced Life Support by reading this article.

The Easy Way to Liver Assay
Nursing2011 Critical Care, May 2011

Increase your understanding of the liver, its functions, and associated laboratory values. Also, access 2 handy charts that you’ll want to keep in your pocket!

  New Featured Webcast

Incontinence Associated Dermatitis


Get an authoritative update from a leading nurse-clinician. Differential diagnosis from pressure ulcers is essential; do you know the signs? Learn about definitions, pathophysiology, prevalence, diagnosis, prevention and treatment—including the evidence behind the recommendations.


View the Webcast now


Sponsored by Sage Products, Inc.

Looking for respect and advancement in your nursing career?
Reach new career heights with
Visit today to search our selective job listings and post your resume.
Find a job that provides the advancement and respect you've been looking for.




Have you ever thought about being published in a major journal? Now's your chance! Critical Care Insider is currently accepting articles.

To submit an article to the journal, follow the new online submission process:

In Our Next Issue:
  • Hospital Checklists
  • Management of Hypertensive Emergency and Urgency
Keep receiving Critical Care Insider eNews by adding to your address book.

NursingCenter respects your privacy and will not share your information with other companies or organizations without your permission. View our Privacy Policy.

If you do not wish to receive Critical Care Insider eNews, click on the unsubscribe link at the top of this email.

Forgotten your NursingCenter username or password? Contact Customer Service at

Copyright ©2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. All rights reserved.
323 Norristown Rd., Suite 200, Ambler, PA 19002