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  • Acid-Base Balance: Introduction
    Features the history, physiology and treatment of acid-base disturbances, information on the production of acid, understanding pH, clinical considerations and references.

  • ARDS Support Center
    Offers a newsletter, education, a message board, and information for patients with Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome, survivors, families, friends, and medical personnel.

  • Asthma Management Model System
    A comprehensive site with information on research, treatment and concerns related to asthma.

  • CCRN Net
    Includes articles, index of resources, chat, photography, and games.

  • Critical Care Medicine Tutorials
    Provides information on respiratory failure, shock, renal failure, sepsis and other body systems in a question/answer format. Includes clinical scenarios.

  • CVICU Jobs
    Apply online for CVICU nurse jobs.

  • GASNet
    Academic content for the Anesthesiology/Intensive Care community. Includes information on subjects such as airway management, pediatrics, hemodynamics, resuscitation, intracranial hypertension, acid-base balance, anesthesia.

  • ICUs and Nursing Web Journal
    Contains critical care and emergency related articles, associations, conferences, drug information, nursing links, online journals, medical and nursing cartoons.

  • IntensiveCare.Com
    Has resources for practicing Evidence-Based Nursing and Medicine.

  • Johns Hopkins: Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
    Offers education and research related to pulmonary medicine. Site features clinical programs relating to various lung diseases and provides a definition, evaluation, treatment, research, and educational material for each.

  • Monitoring the Critically Ill Patient
    An educational review covering topics such as responses to stress and trauma, tissue oxygenation, cardiovascular system monitoring, respiratory, renal and the central nervous system.

  • Nepean Intensive Care
    Includes some academic work of these ICU nurses, an image library, quiz page and controversy issues.

  • Nurse Bob's MICU/CCU Survival Guide
    Offers a variety of resources including policies and procedures, synopses of systems and diseases, drugs, and drug calculation formulas.

  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Update Online
    An educational program provided each month by clinicians that offers lessons featuring diagnostic information on current pulmonary and critical care medicine.

  • Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring
    Describes the procedure for insertion of PA lines, interpretation of waveforms and values and the potential complications.

  • Pulmonary Embolus
    A multimedia textbook with presentation, diagnosis via scan, CT and pulmonary angiography, with multiple case studies.

  • Pulse Oximetry
    Describes how it works, calibration, and performance considerations.

  • The Critical Care Forum
    Includes commentaries on recent issues, research, clinical guidelines, reports, educational reviews of clinical practice, basic science, and technology, suppliments, links and a schedule of conferences. Available in print and online.

  • The Medical Algorithms Project
    Contains more than 3,500 algorithms and 44 different chapters covering all major medical topics. Provides computation, formula, survey, or look-up tables, useful in health care with one chapter devoted to critical care.