Critical Care

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Health information topics about Critical Care: Children 1. When Your Child’s in the Pediatric Intensive
Nemours Foundation http://kidshealth.org/parent/system/ill/picu.html 2. When Your Baby’s in the NICU
Nemours Foundation http://kidshealth.org/parent/system/ill/nicu_caring.html 3. What Is a Pediatric Critical Care Specialist?
American Academy of Pediatrics http://www.aap.org/sections/critcare/WhatisaCritCareDoc.pdf 4. What Is a Neonatologist?
American Academy of Pediatrics http://www.medem.com/medlb/article_detaillb.cfm?article_ID=ZZZCIGME8GDsub_… 5. Caring for a Child Dependent on Medical Technology
Nemours Foundation http://kidshealth.org/parent/system/ill/machine.html 6. Introduction to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (
University of Wisconsin Medical School, Dept. of Pediatrics http://www.pediatrics.wisc.edu/patientcare/preemies/nicu.html Clinical Trials 1. ClinicalTrials.gov: Ventilators, Mechanical
National Institutes of Health http://clinicaltrials.gov/search/term=mechanical+ventilatorsrecruiting=tru… Coping 1. When a Loved One Needs Critical Care
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses http://www.aacn.org/AACN/mrkt.nsf/Files/IcuTip/$file/IcuTip.pdf 2. Taking Care of Yourself While a Loved One Is in th
Society of Critical Care Medicine http://www.sccm.org/patient_family_resources/documents/Take_Care.pdf Dictionaries/Glossaries 1. Glossary of Critical Care Terms
Society of Critical Care Medicine http://www.sccm.org/patient_family_resources/glossary_of_terms.asp Disease Management 1. Mechanical Ventilation: Beyond the Intensive Care
American College of Chest Physicians http://www.chestnet.org/patients/guides/mech_vent/index.php Organizations 1. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ Overviews 1. Critical Care Questions
Society of Critical Care Medicine http://www.sccm.org/patient_family_resources/critical_care_questions.asp 2. JAMA Patient Page: Intensive Care Units
American Medical Association http://www.medem.com/medlb/article_detaillb.cfm?article_ID=ZZZ4U3LON2Dsub_… 3. Primer on Critical Care for Patients and Their Fam
American Thoracic Society http://www.thoracic.org/assemblies/cc/ccprimer/toc.html Related Issues 1. History of Critical Care
Society of Critical Care Medicine http://www.sccm.org/patient_family_resources/history_of_critical_care.asp 2. Respiratory Failure
Merck Co., Inc. http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec04/ch055/ch055a.html Specific Conditions 1. What Happens After Heart Surgery?
American Heart Association http://www.americanheart.org/downloadable/heart/110080657690951%20WhtHppnsA… 2. Common Problems of Critical Illness
Society of Critical Care Medicine http://www.sccm.org/patient_family_resources/documents/Common_Problems.pdf 3. Critical Care Team
Society of Critical Care Medicine http://www.sccm.org/patient_family_resources/critical_care_team.asp 4. How Will I Be Monitored after Heart Surgery?
American Heart Association http://www.americanheart.org/downloadable/heart/110080986884636%20HowWillMo… 5. JAMA Patient Page: Assisted Breathing
American Medical Association http://www.medem.com/medlb/article_detaillb.cfm?article_ID=ZZZQIIHFFGCsub_… 6. Participating in Care: What Questions Should I Ask
Society of Critical Care Medicine http://www.sccm.org/patient_family_resources/documents/Particip.pdf 7. Why Do ICU Patients Look and Act That Way?
Society of Critical Care Medicine http://www.sccm.org/patient_family_resources/documents/Why_do_they_look.pdf… 8. What Are My Choices Regarding Life Support?
Society of Critical Care Medicine http://www.sccm.org/patient_family_resources/documents/Life_Supp.pdf 9. What Is ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/Ards/Ards_WhatIs.html Statistics 1. Trauma, Burn, Shock, and Injury: Facts and Figures
National Institute of General Medical Sciences http://www.nigms.nih.gov/news/facts/traumaburnfactsfigures.html Treatment 1. End of Life Choices – Feeding Tubes and Ventilator
Family Caregiver Alliance http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content_node.jsp?nodeid=399
 
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