Helpful Information for the CCU and other Critical Care UnitsRegister Today!
- by sirI Jan 29, '06i decided to start a thread with helpful information in the ccu. here are a few links to websites that i think ya'll will find very helpful:
www.icufaqs.org excellent all around
http://www.cvphysiology.com/ cardiovascular physiology
http://connection.lww.com/products/smeltzer10e/ch27.asp management of patients with dysrhythmias and conduction problems
http://www.ekgusa.com/ceol/abgmap/abgindex.html abg tutorial
http://realnurseed.com/abg.htm abg tutorial self-learning
http://www-isu.indstate.edu/mary/abgpract.htm abg practice questions
http://www.ccmtutorials.com/rs/intubate/in_vent3.htm - the patient in respiratory distress
http://www.txai.org/edu/education.htm texas arrhythmia institute
http://www.gwc.maricopa.edu/class/bi...art/cardio.htm cyberheart, cardiotutorials
http://www.12leadecg.com/intro/ - introduction to 12-lead ecg, the art of interpretation
http://www.ccmtutorials.com/rs/intubate/in_vent4.htm - to intubate or not
http://www.ccmtutorials.com/rs/index.htm critical care and ventilators
http://www.jicu.de/besim/ vent simulator (free demo)
http://www.openheartsurgery.com/heart_murmur.html normal heart sounds, aortic insufficiency, aortic stenosis, mitral insufficiency, mitral stenosis
http://sprojects.mmi.mcgill.ca/mvs/ the virtual sethoscope
http://www.wilkes.med.ucla.edu/intro.html heart and breath sounds
http://www.stethographics.com/main/p...roduction.html basic lung and heart sounds
http://www.rale.ca/ breath sounds
([color=#003399]http://www.emory.edu/whscl/grady/inetgrp/hplung.html) .. lung sounds from emory school of medicine
blaufuss multimedia - heart sounds and cardiac arrhythmias
http://sprojects.mmi.mcgill.ca/dir/heart.html myocardial infarction ecg tutorial
http://homepage.mac.com/edutainment/photoalbum6.html ecg tracings
http://www.ecglibrary.com/ecghome.html cardiac tracings - advanced
http://themdsite.com/ website by dr. dale dubin, author "rapid interpretation of ekg's"
www.randylarson.com ecg's - mock codes
http://www.mdchoice.com/cyberpt/acls/acls.asp acls scenerios
http://library.med.utah.edu/kw/ecg/index.html ecg learning center
http://www.rnceus.com/course_frame.a...&directory=ekg ecg strip identification and evaluation
http://www.ecglibrary.com/ ecg library
http://sprojects.mmi.mcgill.ca/dir/ekg_puz.html - super ekg puzzler - 215 rhythm strips to diagnosis—includes the answers- click on "go to this site now" to enter the quizzing from mcgill university molson medical informatics student projects site
http://butler.cc.tut.fi/~malmivuo/bem/bembook/19/19.htm the basis of ecg diagnosis
http://www.medi-smart.com/tutorials.htm medical patient simulators and tutorials from medi-smart
www.skillstat.com/home2.htm ecg recognition with time limit
http://medi-smart.com/card-demo.htm ecg strips with time limit
http://www.icumedicus.com/casesgalle...oto=10&album=4 icu case of the week
we can add to the list as we go along.
- Jan 29, '06 by dianahTHANK you, Siri! What a help this will be for me! Again, thank you!
- Jan 30, '06 by sirIyou are welcome di. i have some more i will get together for later.
- Jan 31, '06 by sirIhelpful links and information, continued........
www.aacn.org american association of critical care nurses .... very helpful links on certification as ccrn, progressive care certification such as stepdown units, telemetry units, direct observational units, and transitional units
american heart association an overall good site for reference material on bls, acls, stroke, mi, and position statements
take american heart association renewals online
american heart association acls online renewal
american heart association pals online renewal
american heart association bls online renewal
american academy of pediatrics nrp ~ locate instructor/hospital/course
cardiothoracic surgical nursing (author: finkelmeier: isbn#0781717132)
cardiovascular nursing (author: kinney, and packa)
cardiovascular critical care nursing (author: woods: isbn#044308193x)
cardiology update journal
rapid interpretation of ekg's by dr. dale dubin
http://www.cardiologyonline.com/journals.htm links to a wealth of cardiology journals online
more to come..................
- Feb 1, '06 by KatieBellSiri,
These are great. I'm studying for CEN, nothing to do with CCU, and these are really helpful.
- Feb 1, '06 by sirIGreat, KatieBell. Good luck with your exam. Please let us know when you pass!!!!!
- Feb 21, '06 by sirIas promised, here are other very informative and educational links......
http://heart.healthcentersonline.com/bloodclot/ video presentation and animated encylopedia regarding the conduction system. also, excellent discussion regarding pulmonary embolism and coronary angiography
http://medstat.med.utah.edu/kw/pharm/ blood flow through the heart - animated tutorial
http://www.tmc.edu/thi/anatomy.html anatomy of the heart including information on the heartbeat, valves, coronary arteries, circulatory and conduction system
http://www.kauaicc.hawaii.edu/nursin...rial/lytes.htm electrolyte and medications: effect on ekgs
http://www.12leadecg.com/intro/ - introduction to 12-lead ecg, the art of interpretation. view ecgs and fashcards to quiz on information about the electrical system of the heart.
http://filer.case.edu/~dck3/heart/listen.html cardiac auscultation
http://www6.medical.philips.com/cmsmedia/hemo_1 hemodynamic monitoring from barnes-jewish hospital
http://www.guideline.gov/summary/su...d=1&doc_id=6817 management of cardiogenic shock/ahf, including hemodynamic parameters
http://www.rad.msu.edu/education/pag...or/default.htm - chest imaging tutorial
more to come............
- Mar 18, '06 by msjangirthanks a lot for all these helpful website on all aspects of nursing. i am anticipating that you will always carry on these helpful links.
- Mar 18, '06 by CardioTransSiri, now I know why I loves ya!
Thanks for all the great links!
- Mar 29, '06 by sirImore..........
http://connection.lww.com/products/bickley/headtotoe.asp head to toe assessments
http://www.sccm.org/professional_res...arblockade.pdf sedation protocol for vent patients
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/...erol/index.htm national heart lung and blood institute on cholesterol
http://info.med.yale.edu/intmed/card.../contents.html yale university school of medicine cardiothoracic imaging
http://www.med-ed.virginia.edu/courses/rad/ university of virginia radiology interactive tutorial
http://www.learningradiology.com/ online interactive radiological case studies
http://www.rad.msu.edu/education/pag...or/default.htm chest imaging tutorial