Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Epidemic levels of chronic pain, opioid use disorder add to challenges of managing patients in pain

A series of seven articles in AACN Advanced Critical Care focuses on the challenges of safe, effective pain management in the ICU, including more Americans reporting daily chronic pain and the rapidly increasing prevalence of opioid misuse and opioid u…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: PICU study finds holding intubated infants safe, with potential benefits for both patients and parents

Results from a holding intervention at Children’s Mercy Hospital may help bring the benefits of patient mobility to the PICU. Researchers found that holding infants intubated for acute respiratory failure was well tolerated and safe, and the interventi…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Survey offers insight into strategies to reduce unnecessary tests, treatments in critical care settings

A national survey of acute and critical care nurses finds that measures to reduce unnecessary testing and treatments are increasingly being integrated into clinical practice, even though most respondents are not aware of the Choosing Wisely campaign be…

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