Archives

2017

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Vol 33, No 2 (2017)

  • Antimicrobial usage in Trinidad, West Indies
  • Role of the ICU nurse in antimicrobial stewardship
  • Nurses᾽ knowledge about and attitudes toward organ donation in SA
  • Care practices of emergency nurses in SA
  • Abstracts of the CCSSA 2017 Congress
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Vol 33, No 1 (2017)

• Glucose control 

• Arterial line damping 

• Abdominal hypertension 

• Obstetrics in the ICU 

• Nursing DNR patients 

• Contaminated nebulisers


2016

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Vol 32, No 2 (2016)

  • The needs of families of ICU patients
  • Implementing evidence-based guidelines
  • Critical care nursing practices in Rwanda
  • Critical care transfers – scope of practice
  • Blood storage during helicopter missions
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Vol 32, No 1 (2016)

• Physiotherapy in ICU

• Reducing paediatric VAP

• Vitamin C in septic shock

• Thrombocytopenia

• Abstracts – 2016 Critical Care Congress


2015

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Vol 31, No 2 (2015)

  • Ethical research in the ICU
  • Moral distress of ICU nurses
  • Nutrition practices in SA ICUs
  • Colistin for VAP
  • Recognising stroke
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Vol 31, No 1 (2015)

  

  • H1N1 in the paediatric ICU 
  • Obstetric patient outcome in ICU 
  • Microbial resistance patterns in a secondary centre 
  • Ventilator-associated pneumonia prevalence in KZN 
  • Verifying endotracheal tube placement

2014

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Vol 30, No 2 (2014)

• Endotracheal tube cuff pressures

• Pharmaceutical care in the ICU

• Dysmagnesaemia in trauma

• Cultural competence of critical care nurses

• Fluid balance recording

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Vol 30, No 1 (2014)

  • Visitors in the intensive care unit
  • Knowledge of intensive care nurses
  • The effect of normal saline instillation on cardiorespiratory parameters in
  • intubated cardiothoracic patients
  • Comparison of Intellivent-ASV with conventional ASV and SIMV modes

2013

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Vol 29, No 2 (2013)

• Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in South Africa

• Gut dysfunction in the critically ill − mechanisms and clinical implications

• Impact of antioxidant supplementation on clinical outcomes in the critically ill

• Ethical dilemmas facing intensivists in South Africa in the admission of patients with HIV infection requiring intensive care


2012

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Vol 28, No 1 (2012)

•Intelligent ventilation in the ICU – history and potential
• Endotracheal tube cuff pressure management
• Intra-abdominal pressure – a predictor of severity and
mortality in severe acute pancreatitis
• Predicting mortality in elderly patients admitted to the ICU

2011

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Vol 27, No 2 (2011)

Stewardship and the nursing profession
Oral care practices in the intensive care unit
Oral chorhexidine in the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia
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Vol 27, No 1 (2011)

• Malpractice in the ICU
• Intensive care nursing in South Africa
• The effect of intra-abdominal hypertension on gastro-intestinal function
• COPICON Congress 2011: Abstracts

2010

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Vol 26, No 2 (2010)

PTSD and burnout in critical care nurses
Providing psychosocial support to families of critical ill trauma patients
Psychological sequelae following ICU admission
Critical Care Congress abstracts
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Vol 26, No 1 (2010)

Antibiotic therapy of surgical infections
A protocol to control MRSA in a surgical cardiac ICU
Role of soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells from endotracheal aspirates
Recovery after penetrating trunk trauma and mechanical ventilation

2009

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Vol 25, No 2 (2009)

Providing oral care in the ICU
Validity and reliability of the TISS-28 in a public sector hospital
Prevention and management of ventilator-associated pneumonia
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Vol 25, No 1 (2009)

Critical Care in the Developing World
Critical care in Africa
Pattern of admissions to a Nigerian teaching hospital ICU
Unplanned postoperative ICU admissions in Nigeria
Paediatric airway management

2008

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Vol 24, No 2 (2008)

Rising to the nursing challenge
Benner is back!
From ICU to Outreach
CABG in Cape Town - patient profile and lenght of stay
Measuring intra-abdominal pessure
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Vol 24, No 1 (2008)

National credit of critical care resources
Pressure sores in spinal cord injury
Avoiding etomidate for emergency intubation
Improving the quality of care of the critically ill patients
Critical Care Congress abstracts

2007

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Vol 23, No 2 (2007)

The OSD - a threat to quality nursing care?
The care bundle approach in the ICU
Oral hygiene care in the critically ill
Nurse allocation in a cardiothoracic ICU
Postgraduate critical care nursing research, 2006
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Vol 23, No 1 (2007)

Enterocyte protection
Accuracy in estimating backrest elevation
The abdominal compartment syndrome
Guideline - insulin in the ICU
Critical Care Congress abstracts

2006

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Vol 22, No 2 (2006)

The critical care nursing workforce surveyed
A profile of critical care nursing research in SA
Psychosocial intervention for famalies of the critically ill
Caring for the dying patient
Drug safety in the ICU
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Vol 22, No 1 (2006)

Intravascular catheter-related infection
ICU outcome evaluation
Cardiopulmonary interactions
Emergency medical care in North-West province
Critical Care Congress abstracts


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