- Critical Care
Critical Care Nursing
  • Cardiac (7)
  • Pediatric (6)

  • ACLS Aids (2)
  • Associations (5)
  • Auscultation Simulators (7)

  • Acid-Base Balance: Introduction
    Features the history, physiology and treatment of acid-base disturbances, information on the production of acid, understanding pH, clinical considerations and references.

    Anesthesia, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine
    Includes links to anesthesia principles, practices, journals and departments, as well as critical care and emergency medicine resources.

    ARDS Support Center
    Offers a newsletter, education, a message board, and information for patients with Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome, survivors, families, friends, and medical personnel.

    Asthma Management Model System
    A comprehensive site with information on research, treatment and concerns related to asthma.

    CCRN Net
    Includes articles, index of resources, chat, photography, and games.

    The Critical Care Forum
    Includes commentaries on recent issues, research, clinical guidelines, reports, educational reviews of clinical practice, basic science, and technology, suppliments, links and a schedule of conferences. Available in print and online.

    Critical Care Medicine Tutorials
    Provides information on respiratory failure, shock, renal failure, sepsis and other body systems in a question/answer format. Includes clinical scenarios.

    Critical Care Paramedic Protocols
    Includes prehospital medical protocols and standing orders. Site provided courtesy of Bryan E. Bledsoe, DO, FACEP.

    Academic content for the Anesthesiology/Intensive Care community. Includes information on subjects such as airway management, pediatrics, hemodynamics, resuscitation, intracranial hypertension, acid-base balance, anesthesia.

    ICUs and Nursing Web Journal
    Contains critical care and emergency related articles, associations, conferences, drug information, nursing links, online journals, medical and nursing cartoons.

    Has resources for practicing Evidence-Based Nursing and Medicine.

    Introduction to Pulse Oximetry
    Describes mechanism, limitations, and myths.

    Joint Statement on Resuscitative Interventions
    Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) has prepared this joint statement in collaboration with other national health related organizations. [PDF]

    The Medical Algorithms Project
    Contains more than 3,500 algorithms and 44 different chapters covering all major medical topics. Provides computation, formula, survey, or look-up tables, useful in health care with one chapter devoted to critical care.

    Monitoring the Critically Ill Patient.
    An educational review covering topics such as responses to stress and trauma, tissue oxygenation, cardiovascular system monitoring, respiratory, renal and the central nervous system.

    Nepean Intensive Care
    Includes some academic work of these ICU nurses, an image library, quiz page and controversy issues.

    The New England Journal of Medicine: Critical Care
    Offers articles, case reports, and reviews on topics such as shock, sepsis, and acute respiratory distress. [Subscription required to view some articles.]

    Nurse Bob's MICU/CCU Survival Guide
    Offers a variety of resources including policies and procedures, synopses of systems and diseases, drugs, and drug calculation formulas.

    Pulmonary and Critical Care Update Online
    An educational program provided each month by clinicians that offers lessons featuring diagnostic information on current pulmonary and critical care medicine.

    Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring
    Describes the procedure for insertion of PA lines, interpretation of waveforms and values and the potential complications.

    Pulse Oximetry
    Describes how it works, calibration, and performance considerations.

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