Nurse-Progressive Care (PCCN) Articles

Article Name

24-Hour Urine Collection
3-3-2 Rule
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
Abnormal Respirations
ACE Inhibitors
Acetaminophen
Acromegaly
Active Tuberculosis
Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
Acute and Chronic Liver Failure
Acute Anemia
Acute Cholecystitis
Acute Compartment Syndrome
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Kidney Injury (Acute Renal Failure)
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Acute Myocardial Infarction ST Elevation (STEMI)
Acute Myocarditis
Acute Pancreatitis
Acute Pyelonephritis
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Acute Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident)
Acute Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)
Addisonian Crisis
Adenosine
Adrenal Crisis
Adult Dehydration
Advance Directives
Airborne Precautions
Airway Assessment
Airway Suctioning
Albuterol
Alcohol Sanitizer
Alcohol Use Disorder
Alcohol Withdrawal
Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
Alkaline Phosphatase
Allopurinol
Alzheimer Disease
Aminoglycosides
Amiodarone
Amlodipine
Anaphylaxis
Anatomy, Patient Positioning
Anemia Of Chronic Renal Disease
Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEI)
Anovulatory Bleeding
Anoxia (Hypoxic Hypoxia)
Anoxic Encephalopathy
Antacids
Anthropometric Measurement
Antiarrhythmic Medications
Antihypertensive Medications
Antilipemic Agents, HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Aortic Stenosis
Arterial Blood Gas
Arterial Lines
Arterial Occlusion, Acute
Artery Cannulation
Aspiration Pneumonia
Asthma
Atelectasis
Atenolol
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation (A Fib)
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
Atrial Tachycardia
Atrioventricular Block
Atrioventricular Block Second-Degree
Atropine
Autonomic Dysreflexia
Baclofen
Bacterial Pneumonia
Bacterial Sepsis
Bag Mask Ventilation (Bag Valve Mask, BVM)
Barotrauma And Mechanical Ventilation
Barrett Esophagus
Basilar Skull Fractures
Benzodiazepine Toxicity
Benzodiazepines
Beta Blockers
Biochemistry, High Density Lipoprotein (HDL)
Bladder Post Void Residual Volume
Bladder Stones
Blood Transfusion
Bowel Obstruction
Brain Death Criteria
Bronchoscopy
Brugada Syndrome
Burns Classification
Calcium Channel Blockers
Calcium Gluconate
Cancer, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
Cancer, Colon
Cancer, Esophageal
Cancer, Pancreas
Cardiac Catheterization Risks and Complications
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Cardioversion, Pharmacological
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carvedilol
Cellulitis
Central Line
Central Line Management
Central Venous Catheter
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke)
Cervical Injury
Change In Mental Status
Chest Tube
Cheyne Stokes Respirations
Child Sexual Abuse And Neglect
Childhood Brain Tumors
Choking
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pancreatitis
Chronic Renal Failure
Chronic Thrombo-Embolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
Clear Liquid Diet
Clonus
Clostridium Difficile
Cobra Laws And EMTALA
Competency and Capacity
Complex Partial Seizure
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Congestive Heart Failure And Pulmonary Edema
Constipation
Constrictive-Effusive Pericarditis
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Coronary Artery Disease Prevention
Corticosteroids
Creatinine Clearance
Crohn Disease
Cromolyn Sodium
Crystalloid Fluids
Cushing Syndrome
Cystic Fibrosis
D Dimer
Decorticate Posturing
Decubitus Ulcer
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Of The Lower Extremity
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis
Deep Venous Thrombosis Ultrasound Evaluation
Delirium
Delirium Tremens (DT)
Dementia
Depression
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus Type 1
Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
Diabetic Nephropathy
Diamond Blackfan Anemia
Digoxin
Digoxin Toxicity
Diltiazem
Discharge Planning
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
Diverticulosis
Do Not Resuscitate (DNR)
Dobutamine
Dopamine
Dumping Syndrome
Eastern Equine Encephalitis
ECG T Wave
Electrocardiogram
Emphysema
Empyema
Enalapril
Enalaprilat
End of Life Care
Endocarditis
End-Stage Renal Disease
Enteric Feedings
Enterobius Vermicularis (Pinworm)
Eosinophilic Pneumonia
Epidural Anesthesia
Epidural Hematoma
Epidural Morphine
Epoetin Alfa
Eptifibatide
Erythromycin
Erythropoietin
Escharotomy
Essential Hypertension
Ethanol
Evaluation And Management of Perioperative Hypertension
Excited (Agitated) Delirium
Extrapyramidal Symptoms (EPS)
Fat Embolism
Femur Immobilization
Fentanyl
Fentanyl Transdermal
First Degree Heart Block
First Pass Effect
Flail Chest
Fluconazole
Fluid Management
Flumazenil
Fluoxetine
Foreign Body Aspiration
Furosemide
Gallstone Ileus
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroparesis
Gentamicin
Gestational Age Assessment
Glargine Insulin
Glasgow Coma Scale
Glyburide
Good Samaritan Laws
Gout (Podagra)
Graves Disease
Grief Reaction
Grief Support
Guillain Barre Syndrome
H2 Blockers
Halothane Toxicity
Hashimoto Thyroiditis
Helicobacter Pylori
Hemoglobin A1C
Hemoptysis (Pulmonary Hemorrhage)
Hemorrhagic Shock
Hemothorax
Heparin
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)
Hepatic Cirrhosis
Hepatic Encephalopathy
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Hepatojugular Reflux
Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
HIV Disease
HIV-1 Associated Opportunistic Infections
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hospice Appropriate Diagnoses
Hospice Benefits
Hospice Care
Hydrocodone
Hydromorphone
Hypercalcemia
Hyperglycemia
Hyperkalemia
Hypernatremia
Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Coma (HHNC, Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome)
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Hyperthyroidism
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Hypocalcemia
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypomagnesemia
Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Hypovolemic Shock
Ileostomy
Increased Intracranial Pressure
Influenza
Influenza Vaccine
Informed Consent
Inhaled Corticosteroids
Inotropes And Vasopressors
Insulin Lispro
Insulin Resistance
Intermittent Claudication
Internal Hemorrhoid
International Normalized Ratio (INR)
Intertrigo
Interview Techniques
Intracoronary Stents
Intramuscular Injection
Intrathecal Morphine
Intravenous Contrast
Intubation Endotracheal Tube Medications
Ipratropium
Iron Supplementation
Isoniazid
Laboratory Tube Collection
Lactulose
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Large Bowel Obstruction
Laryngeal Mask Airway
Left Bundle Branch Block (LBBB)
Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)
Leptospirosis (Weil Disease)
Lidocaine
Lidocaine Toxicity
Linezolid
Lithium
Loop Diuretics
Low Fat Diet
Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH)
Low Residue Diet
Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Lumbar Puncture
Lymphedema
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Contraindications
Malabsorption Syndromes
Male Urinary Retention
Malignant Effusion
Malignant Hypertension
Malignant Hyperthermia
Managed Care Economics
Mannitol
Mastectomy
Mechanical Ventilation
Medical Ethics
Medication Errors
Meniere Disease
Meningitis, Bacterial
Metabolic Syndrome
Metformin
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
Metoclopramide
Metolazone
Metoprolol
Metronidazole
Mitral Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Morphine
Myocardial Infarction
Myoglobinuria
Myxedema
Nalbuphine
Naloxone
Nasogastric Tube
Needlestick
Nephrotic Syndrome
Neuroanatomy, Cranial Meninges
Neurogenic Pulmonary Edema
Neurogenic Shock
Nicotinic Acid Deficiency (Pellagra)
Nifedipine
Nitroglycerin
Noncardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Norepinephrine
Nosocomial Pneumonia
Nursing Five Rights of Delegation
Obesity, Stigma And Discrimination
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Omeprazole
Ondansetron
Opioid
Opioid Addiction
Opioid Overdose
Opioid Toxicity
Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)
Orthostatic Hypotension
Oseltamivir
Osteomyelitis
Osteoporosis
Oxazepam
Oxygen Administration
Oxygen Toxicity
P wave
Pain Assessment
Palliative Care
Palpitations
Pancreatitis
Panic Disorder (Attack)
Paracentesis
Parkinson Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Paroxysmal Supraventricular (PSVT)
Partial Pressure of Carbon Dioxide (PCO2)
Partial Pressure Of Oxygen (PO2)
Partial Thromboplastin Time
Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
Patient Rights
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
Peptic Ulcer Disease
Percutaneous Central Catheter (PICC)
Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA)
Pericardial Effusion
Pericarditis
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Peripheral Diabetic Neuropathy
Peripheral Line Placement
Peritoneal Dialysis
Pharyngitis
Phenytoin
Physiology, Acidosis, Metabolic
Physiology, Aging
Physiology, Edema
Physiology, Heart Sounds
Physiology, Jugular Venous Pulsation
Physiology, Mean Arterial Pressure
Physiology, Metabolic Alkalosis
Physiology, Nociception
Physiology, Respiratory Alkalosis
Pilocarpine
Pleural Effusion
Pneumocystis (Carinii) Jiroveci Pneumonia
Pneumonectomy
Pneumothorax
Pneumothorax, Spontaneous
Postcholecystectomy Syndrome
Postdural Puncture Headache (PDPH)
Postictal Seizure State
Postoperative Delirium
Postoperative Pain Control
Potassium
Power of Attorney
Precautions, Bloodborne, Contact, and Droplet
Precordial Thump
Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC)
Pressure Injury
Prevention of Inappropriate Self-Extraction of Foley Catheters
Prinzmetal Angina
Procedural Sedation
Prochlorperazine
Promethazine
Propylthiouracil (PTU)
Prostate Cancer
Prosthetic Heart Valve
Protamine
Prothrombin Time
Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI)
Pulmonary Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulse Oximetry
Quality Management
Regular Insulin
Renal Failure
Respiratory Acidosis
Respiratory Failure
Rheumatic Heart Disease
Risk Factors For Coronary Artery Disease
Sacular (Berry) Aneurysm
Salicylic Acid (Aspirin)
Seizure Precautions
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
Septic Shock (Sepsis)
Sexual Assault Clothing Collection and Documentation
Sinus Bradycardia
Skin (Integument) Antiseptics
Small Bowel Obstruction
Smoking Cessation
ST Segment
Statin Medications
Status Epilepticus
Strangulated Hernia
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Suicide Risk
Sumatriptan
Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
Surgical Airway Suctioning
Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation
Syncope
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion (SIADH)
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
Tardive Dyskinesia
Terazosin
Tetracycline
The Joint Commission (TJC)
Theophylline
Thiazolidinediones
Third-Degree Atrioventricular Block
Thoracic Aorta Aneurysm
Thrombocytopenia
Thrombolytic Therapy
Tissue Plasminogen Activator
Torsade de Pointes
Toxic Megacolon
Tracheo Innominate Artery Fistula
Transfusion Reactions
Transient Global Amnesia
Transient Ischemic Attack
Tricyclic Antidepressant Toxicity
Troponin
Tuberculosis
Ultrasound Guided Intravenous Access
Unilateral Diaphragmatic Paralysis
Universal Precautions
Unstable Angina
Uremia
Urinary Tract Infection
Urine Culture
Vancomycin
Vascular Tunneled Central Catheter Access
Vasopressin (Antidiuretic Hormone, ADH)
Venous Gas Embolism
Ventilator Management
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT, V Tach)
Verapamil
Viral Myocarditis
Vital Sign Assessment
Vitamin B1 Thiamine Deficiency (Beriberi)
Warfarin
Warfarin Drug Interactions
Wheezing
Withdrawal Syndromes
Wound Dehiscence