Critical Care 1005 - Critical Care Alert - May 01, 2006

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for hospitalists and physicians who work in intensive care units.


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Credit Designation:

This activity has been approved for 1.25 nursing contact hours using a 50-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.25 Contact Hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.


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  • Prevention of Overwhelming Post-Splenectomy Infections


  • Identify the particular clinical, legal, or scientific issues related to critical care
  • Describe how those issues affect nurses, health care workers, hospitals, or the health care industry in general
  • Cite solutions to the problems associated with those issues

Financial Disclosure:

Critical Care Alert’s Editor, David J. Pierson, MD, nurse planner Leslie A. Hoffman, PhD, RN, peer reviewer William Thompson, MD, and author Saadia R. Akhtar, MD, MSc, report no financial relationships related to this field of study.

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