Nurse-Progressive Care (PCCN) Articles

Article Name

24-Hour Urine Collection
3-3-2 Rule
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
Abdominal Exam
Above the Knee Amputations (AKA)
Acarbose
ACE Inhibitors
Acetaminophen
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Acromegaly
Active Listening
Active Tuberculosis
Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
Acute and Chronic Liver Failure
Acute and Chronic Thermal Burn Evaluation and Management
Acute Anemia
Acute Cardiac Tamponade
Acute Cholecystitis
Acute Compartment Syndrome
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Kidney Injury (Acute Renal Failure)
Acute Liver Failure
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Acute Myocardial Infarction ST Elevation (STEMI)
Acute Myocarditis
Acute Pancreatitis
Acute Pneumothorax Evaluation and Treatment
Acute Pyelonephritis
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Acute Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident)
Acute Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)
Addiction
Addison Disease
Addisonian Crisis
Adenosine
Adrenal Crisis
Advance Directives
Aeromedical Transport
Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Agitation
Airborne Precautions
Airway Management
Airway Obstruction
Airway, Assessment
Albuterol
Alcohol Sanitizer
Alcohol Use Disorder
Alcohol Withdrawal
Alendronate
Aliskiren
Alkaline Phosphatase
Allopurinol
Alopecia
Alzheimer Disease
Amiloride
Aminoglycosides
Aminophylline
Amiodarone
Amitriptyline
Amlodipine
Ampicillin/Sulbactam
Anal Fissures
Analgesic Nephropathy
Anaphylaxis
Anasarca
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Carotid Arteries
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Carotid Sheath
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Cerebral Blood Flow
Anatomy, Patient Positioning
Anemia
Anemia Of Chronic Renal Disease
Anemia, Iron Deficiency
Angiodysplasia
Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEI)
Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARB, ARb)
Anovulatory Bleeding
Anoxia (Hypoxic Hypoxia)
Anoxic Encephalopathy
Antacids
Anterior Hip (Femur) Dislocation
Anthropometric Measurement
Antiarrhythmic Medications
Antihistamines
Antilipemic Agent Bile Acid Sequestrants
Antilipemic Agents, HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Anxiety
Aortic Dissection
Appendicitis
Arterial Blood Gas
Arterial Lines
Arterial Occlusion, Acute
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Of The Brain
Arteriovenous Malformations
Artery Cannulation
Ascites
Aspart Insulin
Aspiration Pneumonia
Asthma
Asymptomatic Bacteriuria
Asystole
Atelectasis
Atenolol
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation (A Fib)
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
Atrial Tachycardia
Atrioventricular Block
Atrioventricular Block Second-Degree
Atropine
Autonomic Dysreflexia
Back Pain
Baclofen
Bacterial Pneumonia
Bacterial Sepsis
Bag Mask Ventilation (Bag Valve Mask, BVM)
Barotrauma
Barotrauma And Mechanical Ventilation
Barrett Esophagus
Basilar Skull Fractures
Battle Sign
Bedbug Bites
Bell Palsy
Benzodiazepine Toxicity
Benzodiazepines
Beta Blockers
Biochemistry, Cholesterol
Biochemistry, High Density Lipoprotein (HDL)
Biochemistry, Immunoglobulin E (IgE)
Biochemistry, Iron Absorption
Biochemistry, Low Density Lipoprotein
Bisphosphonate
Black Widow Spider Toxicity
Bladder Post Void Residual Volume
Bladder Stones
Blindness
Blood Pressure Measurement
Blood Transfusion
Borderline Personality Disorder
Bowel Obstruction
Bowel Preparation
Bowel, Obstruction Large
Brain Death Criteria
Brain Trauma
Bronchoscopy
Brown Sequard Syndrome
Brugada Syndrome
Bupropion
Burns Classification
Calcium Channel Blockers
Cancer, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
Cancer, Breast
Cancer, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
Cancer, Colon
Cancer, Esophageal
Cancer, Lung
Cancer, Malignant Melanoma
Cancer, Pancreas
Cancer, Renal Cell
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Catheterization Risks and Complications
Cardiac Exam
Cardiac Surgery
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiac Trauma
Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Cardioversion, Pharmacological
Carotid Artery Dissection
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carotid Artery Surgery
Carotid Bruit
Carotid Endarterectomy
Carvedilol
Cataract
Cauda Equina And Conus Medullaris Syndromes
Cellulitis
Central Cord Syndrome
Central Line
Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI)
Central Line Management
Cerebral Aneurysm
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke)
Cervical Injury
Change In Mental Status
Chest Pain
Chest Tube
Cheyne Stokes Respirations
Child Sexual Abuse And Neglect
Chlamydia
Chlorpromazine
Choking
Cholelithiasis
Cholestyramine Resin
Chronic Anemia
Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Compensatory Measure
Chronic Pain Syndrome
Chronic Pancreatitis
Chronic Renal Failure
Chronic Thrombo-Embolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
Citalopram
Clear Liquid Diet
Clonidine
Clonus
Clopidogrel
Clostridium Difficile
Coccidioidomycosis
Collaboration
Colon Diverticulitis
Colon Polyps
Coma
Community-Acquired Pneumonia
Competency and Capacity
Complex Partial Seizure
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Constipation
Constrictive-Effusive Pericarditis
Contact Urticaria
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Cooling Techniques For Hyperthermia
Coronary Artery Disease Prevention
Creatinine Clearance
Cricothyrotomy (Cricothyroidotomy)
Crohn Disease
Cryptosporidiosis
Crystalloid Fluids
Cultural Assessment And Treatment Of Psychiatric Patients
Cushing Disease
Cushing Syndrome
Cutaneous Adverse Drug Reaction (CADR)
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystoscopy
D Dimer
Decubitus Ulcer
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Of The Lower Extremity
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis
Deep Venous Thrombosis Ultrasound Evaluation
Defibrillation
Delirium
Delirium Tremens (DT)
Depression
Desquamative Interstitial Pneumonia
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus Type 1
Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
Diabetic Foot Care
Diabetic Foot Infections
Diabetic Foot Ulcer
Diabetic Gastroparesis
Diabetic Nephropathy
Diamond Blackfan Anemia
Diarrhea
Diazepam
Digoxin Toxicity
Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Diltiazem
Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (DMARD)
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
Distributive Shock
Diverticulosis
Do Not Resuscitate (DNR)
Dobutamine
Domestic Violence
Dopamine
Dose Calculation
Drug Utilization Review (DUR)
Dumping Syndrome
ECG T Wave
Egg Allergy
Electrical Injuries
Electrocardiogram
Emphysema
Empowerment
Empyema
EMS, Care Teams In Disaster Response
Enalaprilat
End of Life
Endocarditis
End-Stage Renal Disease
Enteric Feedings
Enterobius Vermicularis (Pinworm)
Eosinophilic Pneumonia
Epidural Anesthesia
Epidural Hematoma
Epidural Morphine
Epiglottitis
Epistaxis (Nose Bleed)
Eptifibatide
Erythromycin
Erythropoietin
Escharotomy
Esophageal Varices
Essential Hypertension
Essential Tremor
Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)
Excited (Agitated) Delirium
External Hemorrhoid
Extrapyramidal Symptoms (EPS)
Failure To Thrive
Fat Embolism
Femur Immobilization
Fentanyl
Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO)
First Degree Burn
First Degree Heart Block
First Pass Effect
Flail Chest
Fluconazole
Fluid Management
Flumazenil
Fluoxetine
Folic Acid (Folate) Deficiency
Foreign Body Aspiration
Frostbite
Functional Abdominal Pain In Children
Furosemide
Gallstone Ileus
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroparesis
Gestational Age Assessment
Giardiasis
Glasgow Coma Scale
Glaucoma
Glyburide
Good Samaritan Laws
Gout (Podagra)
Graves Disease
Grief Reaction
Grief Support
Guillain Barre Syndrome
Gynecologic Examination
H2 Blockers
Halothane Toxicity
Hashimoto Thyroiditis
Head Trauma
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Health Screening
Helicobacter Pylori
Hematuria
Hemochromatosis
Hemoglobin A1C
Hemoptysis (Pulmonary Hemorrhage)
Hemorrhagic Shock
Hemothorax
Heparin
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)
Hepatic Cirrhosis
Hepatic Encephalopathy
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis C
Hepatojugular Reflux
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
High Flow Nasal Cannula
Histology, Reticulocytes
HIV Disease
HIV-1 Associated Opportunistic Infections
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hospice Appropriate Diagnoses
Hospice Care
Human Insulin
Human Trafficking
Hydrocodone
Hydromorphone
Hypercalcemia
Hypercholesterolemia
Hyperglycemia
Hyperkalemia
Hypernatremia
Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Coma (HHNC, Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome)
Hypertensive Urgency
Hyperthyroidism
Hypertonic Fluids
Hypertriglyceridemia
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Hypocalcemia
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypomagnesemia
Hyponatremia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypothyroidism
Hypovolemic Shock
Ileostomy
Immersion Pulmonary Edema
Immunoglobulin E
Increased Intracranial Pressure
Infection Control
Inferior Vena Cava Filter
Influenza
Influenza Vaccine
Informatics
Informed Consent
Inhaled Corticosteroids
Inotropes And Vasopressors
Insulin Lispro
Insulin Resistance
Intermittent Claudication
Internal Hemorrhoid
International Normalized Ratio (INR)
Intertrigo
Interview Techniques
Intracoronary Stents
Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
Intrathecal Morphine
Intubation Endotracheal Tube Medications
Ipratropium
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ketorolac
Lactulose
Laminectomy
Language Barrier
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laryngeal Mask Airway
Latex Allergy
Laxatives
Lead Toxicity
Left Bundle Branch Block (LBBB)
Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)
Leptospirosis (Weil Disease)
Lidocaine
Lidocaine Toxicity
Linezolid
Lisinopril
Lithium
Loop Diuretics
Loratadine
Low Cholesterol Diet
Low Fat Diet
Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH)
Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Lung Cancer Screening
Lymphedema
Lymphocytosis
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Contraindications
Malabsorption Syndromes
Male Urinary Retention
Malignant Effusion
Malignant Hypertension
Malignant Hyperthermia
Mannitol
Mastectomy
Mechanical Back Strain
Mechanical Ventilation
Medical Error Prevention
Medical Ethics
Medication Errors
Memantine
Meniere Disease
Meningitis, Bacterial
Mental Status Examination
Metabolic Syndrome
Metformin
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
Metoclopramide
Metolazone
Metoprolol
Metronidazole
Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
Migraine Prophylaxis
Misoprostol
Mitral Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Morphine
Mural Thrombi
Muscle Strength Grading
Myocardial Infarction
Myxedema
Nalbuphine
Naloxone
Necrotizing Fasciitis
Needlestick
Nephrotic Syndrome
Neuroanatomy, Cranial Meninges
Neurogenic Pulmonary Edema
Neurogenic Shock
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
Neuroleptic Medications
Niacin (Nicotinic Acid)
Nicotine Addiction
Nifedipine
Nitroglycerin
Noncardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Norepinephrine
Nosocomial Pneumonia
NPH Insulin
Nursing Advocacy
Nursing Five Rights of Delegation
Obesity
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Obstructive Sleep-disordered Breathing (SDB)
Omeprazole
Ondansetron
Open Angle Glaucoma
Opioid
Opioid Addiction
Opioid Analgesics
Opioid Overdose
Opioid Toxicity
Opioid Withdrawal
Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)
Orthostasis
Orthostatic Hypotension
Oseltamivir
Osteoarthritis
Osteomyelitis
Osteoporosis
Oxazepam
Oxygen Administration
Oxygen Saturation
Oxygen Toxicity
P wave
Pacemaker Malfunction
Pain, Chronic
Palliative Care
Palpitations
Pancreatitis
Pancrelipase
Panic Disorder (Attack)
Pantoprazole
Paracentesis
Parkinson Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Paroxysmal Supraventricular (PSVT)
Partial Pressure of Carbon Dioxide (PCO2)
Partial Pressure Of Oxygen (PO2)
Partial Thromboplastin Time
Patient Communication In Substance Abuse Disorders
Patient Confidentiality
Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
Patient Rights
Peak Flow Rate Measurement
Pediatric Cerebral Aneurysm
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
Penicillin Allergy
Peptic Ulcer Disease
Percutaneous Central Catheter (PICC)
Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA)
Perianal Abscess
Pericardial Effusion
Pericardiocentesis
Pericarditis
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Peripheral Diabetic Neuropathy
Peripheral Line Placement
Peripheral Pulse
Peritoneal Dialysis
Pernicious Anemia
Petechiae
Phantom Limb Pain
Pharyngitis
Phenytoin
Physiology, Acidosis, Metabolic
Physiology, Albumin
Physiology, Aldosterone
Physiology, Autonomic Nervous System
Physiology, Bilirubin
Physiology, Blood Plasma
Physiology, Body Fluids
Physiology, Body Mass Index (BMI)
Physiology, Calcium
Physiology, Cardiac
Physiology, Central Venous Pressure
Physiology, Edema
Physiology, Eye
Physiology, Gallbladder
Physiology, Heart Sounds
Physiology, Jugular Venous Pulsation
Physiology, Long Term Memory
Physiology, Mean Arterial Pressure
Physiology, Metabolic Alkalosis
Physiology, Metabolism
Physiology, Nociception
Physiology, Pulmonary
Physiology, Respiratory Acidosis
Physiology, Respiratory Alkalosis
Physiology, Respiratory Drive
Physiology, Serotonin
Physiology, Tidal Volume
Pica
Plasma Glucose
Platypnea
Pleural Effusion
Pneumococcal Vaccine
Pneumocystis (Carinii) Jiroveci Pneumonia
Pneumonia, Psittacosis
Pneumothorax
Pneumothorax, Iatrogenic
Pneumothorax, Spontaneous
Postcholecystectomy Syndrome
Postdural Puncture Headache (PDPH)
Posterior Myocardial Infarction
Postictal Seizure State
Postoperative Delirium
Postoperative Pain Control
Potassium
Power of Attorney
Precautions, Bloodborne, Contact, and Droplet
Precordial Thump
Prehypertension
Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC)
Preoperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Prevention of Inappropriate Self-Extraction of Foley Catheters
Priapism
Prinzmetal Angina
Procedural Sedation
Prochlorperazine
Promethazine
Propylthiouracil (PTU)
Prostate Cancer
Prosthetic Heart Valve
Protamine
Protected Health Information (PHI)
Prothrombin Time
Pseudomembranous Colitis
Pulmonary Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulse Oximetry
Pulseless Electrical Activity
Purpura Fulminans
Raynaud Disease (Raynaud Phenomenon, Raynaud Syndrome)
Recognizing Alcohol and Drug Impairment in the Workplace in Florida
Red Man Syndrome
Regular Insulin
Renal Failure
Renal Function Tests
Respiratory Failure
Rheumatic Heart Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rhythm, QT Prolongation
Rosuvastatin
Salicylic Acid (Aspirin)
Scabies (Sarcoptes Scabiei)
Secondary Hypertension
Seizure
Seizure Medications
Seizure Precautions
Septic Shock (Sepsis)
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sickle Cell Anemia
Silent Myocardial Ischemia
Simvastatin
Sinus Bradycardia
Skin (Integument) Antiseptics
Small Bowel Obstruction
Smoking (Tobacco)
Smoking Cessation
Spinal Anesthesia
Spondylolisthesis
ST Segment
Statin Medications
Status Epilepticus
Stevens Johnson Syndrome (Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis)
Stress Incontinence
Stroke Prevention
Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis (SBE) Prophylaxis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subconjunctival Hemorrhage
Sucralfate
Suicide Risk
Sulfonylureas
Sumatriptan
Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
Surgical Airway Suctioning
Surgical Fire Safety
Synchronized Electrical Cardioversion
Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation
Syncope
Syncope And Related Paroxysmal Spells
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion (SIADH)
Syphilis
Tachypnea
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
Tamoxifen
Tardive Dyskinesia
Telemedicine
Temporal (Giant Cell) Arteritis
Terazosin
Tetracycline
Theophylline
Thermal Burns
Thiazide Diuretics
Thiazolidinediones
Third-Degree Atrioventricular Block
Thoracentesis
Thrombocytopenia
Thyrotoxicosis
Tiotropium
Tissue Plasminogen Activator
TNM Classification
Torsade de Pointes
Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) Techniques
Toxic Megacolon
Tracheo Innominate Artery Fistula
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Transfusion Reactions
Transient Global Amnesia
Transient Ischemic Attack
Tricyclic Antidepressant Toxicity
Troponin
Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis Screening
Ultrasound Guided Intravenous Access
Unconscious Patient
Universal Precautions
Unstable Angina
Uremia
Uremic Pericarditis
Urinary Tract Infection
Urosepsis
Valsalva Maneuver
Vancomycin
Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Varenicline
Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccine
Varicella Zoster (Chickenpox)
Vasopressin (Antidiuretic Hormone, ADH)
Venous Gas Embolism
Ventilation Assist Control
Ventilator Management
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT, V Tach)
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
Verapamil
Viral Myocarditis
Vital Sign Assessment
Vitamin B1 Thiamine Deficiency (Beriberi)
Vitamin B12 Deficiency (Cobalamin)
Warfarin
Warfarin Drug Interactions
Warfarin Toxicity
West Nile Virus
Wheezing
Withdrawal Syndromes
Work Culture
Wound Debridement
Wound Dehiscence
Wound Healing
Wound Pressure Injury Management