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Health Management Specialist Library: The national education and competence framework for adv critical care practitioners


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The national education and competence framework for advanced critical care practitioners

This document describes:

  • the role of an advanced critical care practitioner
  • how the role should function within the critical care team
  • the benefits of introducing the role in clinical practice├é
  • a national framework of education and competence for the role within recognised standards of practice
  • This document has been compiled in conjunction with representatives from The British Association of Critical Care Nurses, The Intensive Care Society, The Intercollegiate Board for Training in Intensive Care Medicine and The Royal College of Nursing Critical Care Forum. (DH - publications)
Continuous deep sedation in patients nearing death
Author(s): Scott A Murray
ISSUE: 2008 ; VOL 336 ; PART 7648 (2008-April-12)
Journal Title: Bmj . British Medical Journal - International Edition From Publisher (01/1994 - /)

From Free Medical Journals . com (/1994 - /Embargo: 1 year)
From Proquest NHS (01/1994 - 12/2003)
Page: 781 - 782
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Melatonin therapy to improve nocturnal sleep in critically-ill patients

Research Melatonin therapy to improve nocturnal sleep in critically ill patients: encouraging results from a small randomised controlled trial

Richard S Bourne, Gary H Mills, Cosetta MinelliCritical Care 2008, 12:R52 (18 April 2008)[Abstract] [Provisional PDF]

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HEALTH :
A good night's sleep may help women more than it helps men
ISSUE:
2008 ; VOL 171 ; PART 13
Journal Title:Time Us From EBSCO ( Health Business FullTEXT Elite ) - via Athens (05/1990-/) From Proquest NHS (01/1992 - /)
Page: 44 Search the Web: [article]

A prospective observational study of ICU patient position and frequency of turning

Author(s): D . R . Goldhill ; A . Badacsonyi ; A . A . Goldhill ; C . Waldmann
ISSUE: 2008 ; VOL 63 ; PART 5 (May 2008)
Journal Title: Anaesthesia
Page: 509-515 Search the Web: [article] [author(s)]

Nursing in Critical Care: 13:3

Nursing in Critical Care: Volume 13, Issue 3, May and June 2008

Guest Editorial
Information sharing, knowledge transfer and patient safety
Wendy Chaboyer, Sandy Blake
pages 121–123

Editors’ Note
John Albarran, Editor.Julie Scholes, Editor.
pages 123–123

Research
Spiritual assessment in intensive and cardiac care nursing
Fiona Timmins Jacinta Kelly
pages 124–131

What factors influence arterial blood gas sampling patterns?
Tom Andrews Heather Waterman
pages 132–137

Reflective Analysis
Therapeutic relationships in critical care nursing: a reflection on practice
Elizabeth O’Connell
pages 138–143
Literature Reviews

Therapeutic hypothermia following cardiac arrest: a review of the evidence
Tim J. Collins Peter J. Samworth
pages 144–151

End-of-life care in UK critical care units a literature review
Jane Morgan
pages 152–161

A dedicated retrieval and transfer service: The QUARTS Project
Sue Andrews, Sue Catlin, Nikki Lamb Martin Christensen
pages 162–168

Evaluation
Evaluating evidence-based practice within critical care
Helen O’Neal, Alison Gray Angela Thompson
pages 169–177

Thinking Outside the Box
Commentary: Nemoto T et al. (1999). Automatic control of pressure support mechanical ventilation using fuzzy logic
Bronagh Blackwood
pages 178–179

BACCN essay competition
Karen HillNational Secretary
pages 180–180

Staffing in critical care standard to be released in 2008
Karen HillNational Secretary
pages 180–180

Differences in early- and late-onset ventilator-associated pneumonia between surgical and trauma patients in a combined surgical or trauma intensive c

1. Differences in early- and late-onset ventilator-associated pneumonia between surgical and trauma patients in a combined surgical or trauma intensive care unit.

Hedrick-Traci-L, Smith-Robert-L, McElearney-Shannon-T, Evans-Heather- L, Smith-Philip-W, Pruett-Timothy-L, Young-Jeffrey-S, Sawyer-Robert- G. The Journal of trauma, {J-Trauma}, Mar 2008, vol. 64, no. 3, p. 714-20, ISSN: 1529-8809.

BMJ articles: Deep sedation and others ....

RAPID RESPONSES
Continuous deep sedation in patients nearing death - read research paper and accompanying editorial.

Rapid responses to these two articles:
A term impossible to define?
Helpful article
Dutch research reflects problems with the Liverpool Care Pathway
Painless death
The dying patient. Stratifying sedation
Caution
Professionals should not feel they are shortening life with sedation

Comparison of methicillin - resistant Staphylococcus aureus ( MRSA ) carriage rate in the general population with the health - worker population

Author(s): Fadheel , Z . H . ; Perry , H . E . ; Henderson , R . A .
ISSUE: 2008 ; VOL 62 ; PART 1
Journal Title: New Zealand Journal of Medical Laboratory Science From EBSCO ( CINAHL with Full Text ) - via Athens (04/2005 - /)
Page: 4-6
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Liver histology in ICU patients dying from sepsis : A clinico - pathological study

Author(s): Koskinas J . ; Gomatos I . P . ; Tiniakos D . G . ; Memos N . ; Boutsikou M . ; Garatzioti A . ; Archimandritis A . ; Betrosian A .
ISSUE: 2008 ; VOL 14 ; PART 9 (03-07-2008)
Journal Title: World Journal of Gastroenterology From Free Medical Journals . com (/1995 - /)
Page: 1389-1393
ISSN: Print: 1007-9327
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Analysis of the risk factors of death in the patients with sepsis
Author(s): Zhu , Y . ; Zhou , Q . ; Huang , H .
ISSUE: 2008 ; VOL 28 ; PART 1
Journal Title: Chinese Journal of Critical Care Medicine Chinese Journal of Critical Care Medicine Page: 24-27
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