November 2008 - Volume 38 - Issue 11
pp: 6-72,56hn1-56hn2

GUEST EDITORIAL


LETTER


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: PAIN RELIEF


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: ALCOHOL ABUSE


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: RECALL RIPPLE EFFECTS


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: ABBREVIATION TRAGEDY


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: ACCIDENTAL CHILD DEATH


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: VIAL PRACTICE


upFront: DRUG NEWS: SAFETY ISSUES


upFront: DRUG NEWS: TNF BLOCKERS


upFront: DRUG NEWS: COPD TREATMENT


upFront: DRUG NEWS: ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS


upFront: DRUG NEWS: CANCER TREATMENT


upFront: ETHICAL PROBLEMS: ACCEPTING GIFTS


upFront: ETHICAL PROBLEMS: DISCIPLINARY ACTION


upFront: CHART SMART


upFront: HEALTHIER AGING: Caring for older adults


upFront: CLINICAL DO'S & DON'TS


upFront: COMBATING INFECTION


upFront: WOUND & SKIN CARE


… & more: LEGAL QUESTIONS: OUTPATIENT PROCEDURE


… & more: LEGAL QUESTIONS: MEDICATION ERROR


… & more: LEGAL QUESTIONS: STANDING ORDERS


… & more: CONTROLLING PAIN


…& more: CLINICAL QUERIES


…& more: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: FAMILY ACCEPTANCE


…& more: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: HOSPICE FEAR



UPDATES: RESEARCH: clinical rounds: GERIATRICS


UPDATES: RESEARCH: clinical rounds: DIABETES


UPDATES: RESEARCH: clinical rounds: DIVERTICULOSIS


UPDATES: RESEARCH: clinical rounds: SURVEY RESPONSES


UPDATES: RESEARCH: clinical rounds: MEDICAL ERRORS


UPDATES: RESEARCH: clinical rounds: BREAST CANCER


UPDATES: RESEARCH: clinical rounds: PEDIATRICS


UPDATES: RESEARCH: clinical rounds: ORTHOPEDICS



Puncturing myths about body piercing and tattooing

DeBoer, Scott; Seaver, Michael; Angel, Elayne; More

Nursing2008. 38(11):50-54, November 2008.

A patient with a tongue piercing needs emergency intubation. Must the jewelry come out? Make sure your response is based on the best evidence available.



Fight back against inflammatory bowel disease

Day, Michael W.

Nursing2008. 38(11):34-40, November 2008.

Is it ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease? These gut-wrenching disorders have much in common, but they also differ significantly. Make sure you can sort them out so you're prepared to intervene appropriately.

Caring for a patient with malignant pleural effusion

Held-Warmkessel, Jeanne; Schiech, Linda

Nursing2008. 38(11):43-47, November 2008.

This debilitating complication can be a recurrent problem for someone with advanced metastatic cancer. Learn how to recognize and manage the condition.





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