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References – September 2008

Community-acquired pneumonia: Follow the guidelines to better outcomes
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (2002). Improving treatment decisions for patients with community-acquired pneumonia. Accessed July 9, 2008.

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Fishbane S, Niederman MS, Daly C, et al. The impact of standardized orders sets and intensive case management on outcomes in community-acquired pneumonia. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:1664-1669.

Labarere J, Stone RA, Obrosky DS, et al. Comparison of outcomes for low-risk outpatients and inpatients with pneumonia: A propensity-adjusted analysis. Chest. 2007;131:480-488.

Lee RW, Lindstrom ST. A teaching hospital’s experience applying the Pneumonia Severity Index and antibiotic guidelines in the management of community-acquired pneumonia. Respirology. 2007;12:754-758.

Loeb M. Community-acquired pneumonia. Am Fam Physician. 2002;66:135-137.

Mandell LA, Wunderink RG, Anzueto A, et al. Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society consensus guidelines on the management of community-acquired pneumonia in adults. Clin Infect Dis. 2007;44(S2):S27-S72.

Prohovost PJ, Miller M, Wachter RM. The GAAP in quality measurement and reporting. JAMA. 2007;298:1800-1802.

Sharpe BA, Flanders SA. Community-acquired pneumonia: a practical approach to management for the hospitalist. J Hosp Med. 2006;1(3):177-190.

How the candidates want to change health care
Americans for Tax Reform. John McCain tax votes 2001-2006 & taxpayer ratings. Accessed July 17, 2008.

Baldwin T. Barack Obama hints at backtrack on Iraq troop withdrawal. Times Online. Accessed July 17, 2008.

Cauchon D. Taxpayers’ bill leaps by trillions. USA Today. May 19, 2008. Accessed July 17, 2008.

Congressional Research Reports. Medicare: FY2009 budget issues. Open CRS. Accessed July 17, 2008.

The Heritage Foundation. The Heritage Foundation responds to uninsured numbers in new U.S. Census bureau report. August 28, 2007. Accessed July 17, 2008.

Horvitz P. Clinton now says: the “big things” never included his tax cut vow. International Herald Tribune. 1993. Accessed July 17, 2008.

Kaiser Family Foundation. The Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report. Accessed July 17, 2008.

Kaiser Family Foundation. Total Medicaid spending, FY2006. Accessed July 17, 2008.

Kaiser Family Foundation. Total SCHIP spending, FY2007. Accessed July 17, 2008.

Kaiser Family Foundation. U.S. health care costs. Accessed July 17, 2008.

Kuhn D. GOP aims at Obama after gun ruling. Accessed July 17, 2008.

McCain J. Straight talk on health system reform. ; Accessed July 17, 2008.

Murray S. Obama bill sets date for troop withdrawal. Washington Post. Accessed July 17, 2008.

Obama B. Plan for a healthy America. Accessed July 17, 2008.

Shear M, Eilperin J. McCain seeks to end offshore drilling ban. Washington Post. Accessed July 17, 2008.

Preventing the high-pressure complications of abdominal compartment syndrome
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Cheatham ML, Malbrain ML, Kirkpatrick A, et al. Results from the International Conference of Experts on Intra-abdominal Hypertension and Abdominal Compartment Syndrome. II. Recommendations. Intensive Care Med. 2007;33(6):951-962.

Kimball EJ, Mone MC, Wolfe TR, Baraghoshi GK, Alder SC. Reproducibility of bladder pressure measurements in critically ill patients. Intensive Care Med. 2007;33(7):1195-1198.

Malbrain ML, Chiumello D, Pelosi P, et al. Incidence and prognosis of intraabdominal hypertension in a mixed population of critically ill patients: a multiple-center epidemiological study. Crit Care Med. 2005;33(2):315-322.

Wolfe TR, Gallagher J. Intra-abdominal hypertension: pitfalls, prevalence and treatment options. AACN News. 2006;23(10):1-8.

Reversing SIADH
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Milionis HJ, Elisaf MS. Hyponatremia and SIADH. CMAJ. 2002;167(5):450.

Why you need an electronic professional portfolio
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Corcoran J, Nicholson C. Learning portfolios—evidence of learning: an examination of student’s perspectives. Nurs Crit Care. 2004;9(5):230-237.

Credentialing and Competence Institute. Available at: Accessed July 11, 2007.

Dennison-Donohoe R. What goes in your professional portfolio and what you’ll get out of it. Am Nurse Today. 2007;2(3):42-43.

Jackson R. Behold the power of the portfolio. Nurs Manage. April 2004;35(Supp1 1):12,14.

Monson RB. Genetics Nursing Portfolios: A New Model for Credentialing. Silver Spring, Md: American Nurses Association; 2005.

Serembus JF. Teaching the process of developing a professional portfolio. Nurse Educ. 2000;25(6):282-287.

Wound, Ostomy, Continence Certification Board. Available at: Accessed July 11, 2007.



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