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Below are free-access articles in AACN Advanced Critical Care, Critical Care Nurse, and American Journal of Critical Care related to the care of patients with COVID-19. 

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Ahead of Print

Jeannine W.C. Blake

Flow Accuracy of IV Smart Pumps Outside of Patient Rooms During COVID-19

Nancy Blake

Caring for the Caregivers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mary Kay Bader, Cherie Fox, Lauren Dwinell, Jennifer Cord, Marne Andersen,  Bryan Noakes, and Daniel Ponticiello
A California Hospital’s Response to COVID-19: From a Ripple to a Tsunami Warning

William E. Rosa, Betty R. Ferrell, and  Clareen Wiencek
Increasing Critical Care Nurse Engagement of Palliative Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Margo A. Halm

COVID-19 and Antimalarial Drugs: Harms Outweigh Benefits

Vinciya Pandian, Linda L. Morris, Martin B. Brodsky, James Lynch, Brian Walsh, Cynda Rushton, Jane Phillips, Alphonsa Rahman, Troy DeRose, Leah Lambe, Lionel Lami, Sarah Pui Man Wu, Francisco Paredes Garza, Simona Maiani, Andrea Zavalis, Kafilat Ajoke Okusanya, Patrick A. Palmieri, Brendan A. McGrath, Paolo Pelosi, Mary Lou Sole, Patricia Davidson, Michael J. Brenner
Critical Care Guidance for Tracheostomy Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Global, Multidisciplinary Approach

Abigail C. Jones, Rachel Hilton, Blair Ely, Lovemore Gororo, Valerie Danesh, Carla M. Sevin, James C. Jackson, Leanne M. Boehm
Facilitating Posttraumatic Growth After Critical Illness

Aluko A. Hope and Cindy L. Munro
Dialogue as a Disruptive Discourse Oriented Toward Justice [Editorial]

Linda Berger Spivack and Marla Spivack
Understanding and Adapting to Leadership Challenges: Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis in the Bronx

Pulmonary

Dannette A. Mitchell and Maureen A. Seckel

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Prone Positioning

John J. Gallagher

Mechanical Ventilator Modes

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Standard Versus Alternative Ventilator Modes: What's the Difference?

Kathy M. Baker, Natalia Sullivan Vragovic, and Robert B. Banzett

Intensive Care Nurses’ Perceptions of Routine Dyspnea Assessment

Sandra K. Hanneman, Gary M. Gusick, Shannan K. Hamlin, Sheryln J. Wachtel, Stanley G. Cron, Deborah J. Jones, Sandra A. Oldham

Manual vs Automated Lateral Rotation to Reduce Preventable Pulmonary Complications in Ventilator Patients

Vinciya Pandian, Linda L. Morris, Martin B. Brodsky, James Lynch, Brian Walsh, Cynda Rushton, Jane Phillips, Alphonsa Rahman, Troy DeRose, Leah Lambe, Lionel Lami, Sarah Pui Man Wu, Francisco Paredes Garza, Simona Maiani, Andrea Zavalis, Kafilat Ajoke Okusanya, Patrick A. Palmieri, Brendan A. McGrath, Paolo Pelosi, Mary Lou Sole, Patricia Davidson, Michael J. Brenner
Critical Care Guidance for Tracheostomy Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Global, Multidisciplinary Approach

Cardio/Hemodynamics

Barbara Leeper
Right Ventricular Failure

Shannan K. Hamlin, Sandra K. Hanneman, Nikhil S. Padhye, and Robert F. Lodato
Hemodynamic Changes With Manual and Automated Lateral Turning in Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation

Samantha R. Asber, Kenneth P. Shanahan, Leslie Lussier, Dorothy Didomenico, Marissa Davis, Jennifer Eaton, Michele Esposito, and Navin K. Kapur
Nursing Management of Patients Requiring Acute Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices

Teri M. Kozik, Marisa Mitchell, Salah S. Al-Zaiti, Mary G. Carey, and Michele M. Pelter
Noteworthy Electrocardiographic Changes Following Pharmacologic Treatment of COVID-19 [ECG Puzzler]

Neuro

Karen Johnson, Lauri Speirs, Anne Mitchell, Heather Przybyl, Diane Anderson, Brenda Manos, Amy Schaenzer, and Keri Winchester

Validation of a Postextubation Dysphagia Screening Tool for Patients After Prolonged Endotracheal Intubation

Infectious Disease

Brian W. Gilbert, Michael Reichert, and Suzanne Fletcher
Strategies for the Management of Sepsis

Elizabeth Bridges and Sheryl Greco
Identifying Patients at Risk for Sepsis

Nancy Munro, Kristine Anne Scordo, and Misty M. Richmond
COVID-19: An Immunopathologic Assault

Margo A. Halm

COVID-19 and Antimalarial Drugs: Harms Outweigh Benefits

Multisystem

Heather M. Passerini

Contemporary Transfusion Science and Challenges

Lolade S. Bakare and John M. Allen

COVID-19 Therapeutics: Making Sense of It All

Abigail C. Jones, Rachel Hilton, Blair Ely, Lovemore Gororo, Valerie Danesh, Carla M. Sevin, James C. Jackson, Leanne M. Boehm
Facilitating Posttraumatic Growth After Critical Illness

Leadership

Sandy L. Arneson, Sara J. Tucker, Marie Mercier, and Jaspal Singh
Answering the Call: Impact of Tele-ICU Nurses During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mary Kay Bader, Annabelle Braun, Cherie Fox, Lauren Dwinell, Jennifer Cord, Marne Andersen, Bryan Noakes, and Daniel Ponticello

A California Hospital's Response to COVID-19: From a Ripple to a Tsunami Warning

Linda Bell

Just-in-Time Learning During a Crisis

Clayton J. Shuman and Deena Kelly Costa

Stepping in, Stepping up, and Stepping out: Competencies for Intensive Care Unit Nursing Leaders During Disasters, Emergencies, and Outbreaks [Commentary]

Diana Brickman, Andrew Greenway, Kathryn Sobocinski, Hanh Thai, Ashley Turick, Kevin Xuereb, Danielle Zambardino, Philip S. Barie, and Susan I. Liu
Rapid Critical Care Training of Nurses in the Surge Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Sandra Dunbar, Jeannie Cimiotti, and Carolyn Reilly

A Tribute to Our Nurses on the Front Lines of Care

Stefano Bambi, Pasquale Iozzo, and Alberto Luccini

New Issues in Nursing Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Italy

Linda Berger Spivack and Marla Spivack
Understanding and Adapting to Leadership Challenges: Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis in the Bronx

Moral Distress/Resilience

Cynda Hylton Rushton

Moral Resilience: A Capacity for Navigating Moral Distress in Critical Care

Beth Fitzpatrick, Kelsey Bloore, and Nancy Blake
Joy in Work and Reducing Nurse Burnout: From Triple Aim to Quadruple Aim

Nancy Blake

Resilience During Difficult Times in Health Care

Karen Stutzer and Mary Bylone
Building Moral Resilience

Sandra B. Dunbar, Jeannie P. Cimiotti, and Carolyn M. Reilly

A Tribute to Our Nurses on the Front Lines of Care

Meredith Mealer, Jacqueline Jones, and Paula Meek

Factors Affecting Resilience and Development of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Critical Care Nurses

Nancy Blake

Caring for the Caregivers During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Ethics/End of Life

Melissa Kurtz Uveges, Aimee Milliken, and Afi Alfred
Role of the Critical Care Nurse in Disclosing Difficult News

Kathleen Turner and Cynda Hylton Rushton

“Why Are We Doing This?” Creating New Narratives to Meet Futility With Integrity

Susan B. Williams and Michael D. Dahnke

Clarification and Mitigation of Ethical Problems Surrounding Withdrawal of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Freda DeKeyser Ganz
Improving Family Intensive Care Unit Experiences at the End of Life: Barriers and Facilitators

Margaret L. Campbell

Ensuring Breathing Comfort at the End of Life: The Integral Role of the Critical Care Nurse

Krista Wolcott Altaker, Jill Howie-Esquivel, and Janine K. Cataldo

Relationships Among Palliative Care, Ethical Climate, Empowerment, and Moral Distress in Intensive Care Unit Nurses

William E. Rosa, Betty R. Ferrell, and Clareen Wiencek
Increasing Critical Care Nurse Engagement of Palliative Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Cynda Hylton Rushton, Nancy Reller, and Sandra M. Swoboda

Applying E-PAUSE to Ethical Challenges in a Pandemic

Carol Pavlish, Joan Henriksen, Katherine Brown-Salzman, Ellen Robinson, Umme Shefa Warda, Christopher Farra, Belinda Chen, & Patricia Jakel

A Team-Based Early Action Protocol to Address Ethical Concerns in the Intensive Care Unit

Medication Management

Patrick M. Wieruszewski, Jonathan G. Leung, and Sarah Nelson

Ketamine Use in the Intensive Care Unit

Margo A. Halm

COVID-19 and Antimalarial Drugs: Harms Outweigh Benefits

Adam Sieg, Komal Pandya, Ryan Winstead, and Rickey Evans

Overview of Pharmacological Considerations in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Stephanie Bass, Mark Vance, Anita Reddy, Seth Bauer, Erin Roach, Heather Torbic, Sarah Welch, and Abhijit Duggal

Bispectral Index for Titrating Sedation in ARDS Patients During Neuromuscular Blockade

Jeannine W.C. Blake

Flow Accuracy of IV Smart Pumps Outside of Patient Rooms During COVID-19

Editorials

Aluko A. Hope and Cindy L. Munro

Discussing Evidence in the Fog of the Pandemic [Editorial]

Cindy L. Munro and Richard H. Savel

Viral Outbreaks in an Age of Global Citizenship [Editorial]

Richard H. Savel and Cindy L. Munro
Measles 2015: Why Public Health Matters to Critical Care [Editorial]

Cindy L. Munro and Peter E. Morris

Seasonal Influenza: Protect Your Patients by Protecting Yourself [Editorial]

Cindy L. Munro and Aluko A. Hope

Meeting Today’s Challenges: All In [Editorial]

Aluko A. Hope and Cindy L. Munro
Dialogue as a Disruptive Discourse Oriented Toward Justice [Editorial]

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