LPCH Heart Center Nursing
Hand Washing Procedures
- Nontunneled Central Venous Catheters (NCVC): Maintenance and Management
- Peripheral Arterial Lines: Maintenance and Management
- Peripheral Intravenous (PIV) Catheter: Insertion and Management
- Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC) and Midline Catheter: Maintenance and Management
- Transthoracic Intracardiac Lines
- Tunneled Central Venous Catheters (CVC): Maintenance and Management
- Umbilical Artery Catheter Care
- Umbilical Venous Catheter Care
- Airway Care: Extubation
- Airway Care: Intubation, Assisting
- Inhaled Nitrogen Hypoxic Gas Mixtures
- Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Ventilation, Guideline for Nursing Care of the Infant
- Respiratory Care of the Child after Congenital Heart Surgery
- Suctioning, Oral, Nasal or Pharyngeal
- Suctioning of Ventilated Patients
- Tracheostomy Tubes: Maintenance and Care
Site Care & Dressing Changes
Tube Feeding Information
Urine Catheter Care
Peritoneal Dialysis Care
Post-Op Cardiac Surgery Topics
The Heart Center portal is a one-stop collection of high quality online resources and tools oriented towards all nursing staff who care for patients within LPCH Heart Center. One of the functions of the portal is to increase awareness of resources that otherwise might remain hidden and under-utilized.
Provide a thematically organized, curated list of clinical reference, research and teaching resources. Facilitate learning through selected high quality tutorials and reference resources.
Alice Rich, RN
Assistant Nurse Manager
Winnie Yung, RN,MN
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Lucille Packard Children's Hospital
Provides fulltext access to Lane's resources.
Includes the MEDLINE database, which contains coverage of over 5000 journals and more than 25 million citations for biomedical articles, including, but not limited to, clinical trials, systematic reviews, case reports, and clinical practice guidelines.Lane RSS feeds (Really Simple Syndication)A medical search engine provides access to 9,000 medical and procedural videos, 1,000 books and over.All online issues of the Journal of the American Medical Association.Nature, the international weekly journal of science.New England Journal of Medicine.Search Ovid databases.Lane Library's DocXpress service obtains article and book chapter PDFs as well as print book loans from other libraries at no cost to School of Medicine affiliated users as well as scans PDFs of articles or book chapters from Lane's print collection for a small fee.
VisualDx is a decision support system that allows clinicians to build a patient-specific differential, search by diagnosis, or review medication-related events.Health education and information about illnesses, diseases and conditions provided by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Critical appraisals of new drugs and comparative reviews of drugs for common diseases.Micromedex CareNotes for SHC delivers patient education materials across the continuum of care — including pre-care, inpatient, discharge, emergency department, ambulatory, and wellness education. CareNotes are available in both English and Spanish.The key resource for information on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary alternative and integrative therapies. Excellent source for checking interactions.Limit your PubMed search to Cochrane Reviews, AHRQ Evidence Reports, BMJ Clinical Evidence topics, FPIN Clinical Inquiries,and ACP Journal Club article reviews. A specialized PubMed search geared towards helping clinicians quickly access systematic reviews.A specialized PubMed search geared towards helping clinicians quickly access clinical trials.Using the links on this site will get you directly to the ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) and the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research. Stanford is a member of both. If you create an individual account with your Stanford affiliation, you will be able to download available datasets on these sites.Population health science requires scientists from different disciplinary backgrounds to combine their knowledge and expertise to answer questions that individual disciplines alone cannot. The Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS) was founded to bring them all together.Public health protects and improves the health of individuals, families, communities, and populations, locally and globally.The mission of the Population Health Alliance is to advance the principles of population health improvement, so they become pillars of our healthcare system.