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Monday, 14 July 2008

Sleep and breathing: The impact of mechanical ventilation on the quality of sleep

Sleep and breathing: The impact of mechanical ventilation on the quality of sleep
Author(s): Cao , M . ; Sarinas , P . S . A .
ISSUE: 2008 ; VOL 36 ; PART 6
Journal Title: Critical Care Medicine From Ovid ( Journals @ Ovid ) via Athens [Full Text] (01/1995 - /) Customer Notes: 1997 v25/1 - Print Location: Macclesfield
Page: 1960-1961
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Sleep quality in mechanically ventilated patients: Comparison of three ventilatory modes

Sleep quality in mechanically ventilated patients: Comparison of three ventilatory modes
Author(s): Cabello , B . ; Thille , A . W . ; Drouot , X . ; Galia , F . ; Mancebo , J . ; d Ortho , M . - P . ; Brochard , L .
ISSUE: 2008 ; VOL 36 ; PART 6
Journal Title: Critical Care Medicine From Ovid ( Journals @ Ovid ) via Athens [Full Text] (01/1995 - /) Customer Notes: 1997 v25/1 - Print Location: Macclesfield
Page: 1749-1755
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Rapid Identification of Hospitalized Patients at High Risk for MRSA Carriage

Author(s): R . Scott Evans
ISSUE: 2008 ; VOL 15 ; PART 4 (2008-July-August)
Journal Title: Jamia - Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association From Proquest NHS (07/2001 - 03/2006)

From UK PubMed Central (/1994 - 12/2007)
Page: 506 - 512
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Surviving sepsis: a guide to the guidelines

Surviving sepsis: a guide to the guidelines
Author(s): Jean - Louis Vincent and John C Marshall
ISSUE: 2008 ; VOL 12 (2008-01-03)
Journal Title: Critical Care From BioMed Central [PDF] [Abstract]

From Free Medical Journals . com (/1997 - /Embargo: 2 years)

From UK PubMed Central (/1997 - /2008)
Page: 162
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Upper gastrointestinal bleeding in severe sepsis

Upper gastrointestinal bleeding in severe sepsis
Author(s): Offenstadt , G . ; Maury , E .
ISSUE: 2008 ; VOL 36 ; PART 6
Journal Title: Critical Care Medicine From Ovid ( Journals @ Ovid ) via Athens [Full Text] (01/1995 - /) Customer Notes: 1997 v25/1 - Print Location: Macclesfield
Page: 1990
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Burden of psychological symptoms and illness in families of critically ill patients:

Burden of psychological symptoms and illness in families of critically ill patients: What is the relevance for critical care clinicians ?
Author(s): Kross , E . K . ; Curtis , J . R .
ISSUE: 2008 ; VOL 36 ; PART 6
Journal Title: Critical Care Medicine From Ovid ( Journals @ Ovid ) via Athens [Full Text] (01/1995 - /) Customer Notes: 1997 v25/1 - Print Location: Macclesfield
Page: 1955
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Recommendations for the diagnosis and management of corticosteroid insufficiency in critically ill adult patients:

Recommendations for the diagnosis and management of corticosteroid insufficiency in critically ill adult patients: Consensus statements from an international task force by the American College of Critical Care Medicine
Author(s): Marik , P . E . ; Pastores , S . M . ; Annane , D . ; Meduri , G . U . ; Sprung , C . L . ; Arit , W . ; Keh , D . ; Briegel , J . ; Beishuizen , A . ; Dimopoulou , I .
ISSUE: 2008 ; VOL 36 ; PART 6
Journal Title: Critical Care Medicine From Ovid ( Journals @ Ovid ) via Athens [Full Text] (01/1995 - /) Customer Notes: 1997 v25/1 - Print Location: Macclesfield
Page: 1937-1949
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Traffic light system to control the spread of multi-resistant organisms in ICU

Author(s): Hardy , M . ; Salamonson , Y . ; Keating , T . ; Murphy , J .
ISSUE: 2008 ; VOL 15 ; PART 11
Australian Nursing Journal
From EBSCO ( CINAHL with Full Text ) - via Athens [Full Text] (07/1993 - /)
From Proquest NHS [Full Text] (02/1998 - 05/2008)
Page: 47-48
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Mild therapeutic hypothermia shortens intensive care unit stay of survivors after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest compared to historical controls

Research
Storm C, Steffen I, Schefold JC, Krueger A, Oppert M, J├Ârres A, Hasper D
Critical Care 2008, 12:R78 (14 June 2008)
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Prediction of the survival and functional ability of severe stroke patients after ICU therapeutic intervention

Research article
Prediction of the survival and functional ability of severe stroke patients after ICU therapeutic intervention
Riachy M, Sfeir F, Sleilaty G, Hage Chahine S, Dabar G, Bazerbachi T, Aoun-Bacha Z, Khayat G, Koussa SBMC Neurology 2008, 8:24 (26 June 2008)
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Analgesia and sedation in the intensive care unit

Critical Care Volume 12 Suppl 3
Analgesia and sedation in the intensive care unit
Reviews
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Nurses have been asked to sign up to a two-year campaign to improve patient safety.

Nurses are being asked to sign up to a new two-year campaign designed to boost patient safety.

The Patient Safety First Campaign was launched last week at the NHS Confederation annual conference in Manchester. Its developers say it is unique in that has been put together 'by the service, for the service, for the benefit of patients'.

The safety drive is focusing on five areas initially – reducing inpatient cardiac arrest and mortality rates by early detection deteriorating patients; introducing care bundles in ICU; reducing harm from high-risk drugs like anticoagulants; improving care for adult patients undergoing elective surgery and ensuring a trust leadership culture that promotes patient safety.

Ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis (VAT): questions, answers, and a new paradigm ?

Ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis (VAT): questions, answers, and a new paradigm ?
Author(s): Donald E Craven
ISSUE: 2008 ; VOL 12 (2008-01-03)
Journal Title: Critical Care From BioMed Central [PDF] [Abstract]

From Free Medical Journals . com (/1997 - /Embargo: 2 years)

From UK PubMed Central (/1997 - /2008)
Page: 157
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