July 2012 - Volume 42 - Issue 7
pp: 1-72


EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


DRUG NEWS

Nursing2012. 42(7):9, July 2012.

Levofloxacin approved to treat plague…study explores best strategy for glycemic control in young people…don't give aliskiren with ACEIs or ARBs

ADVICE P.R.N


MEDICATION ERRORS


TRANSITIONS


RESEARCH CORNER


INSPIRING CHANGE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing2012. 42(7):21-23, July 2012.

Do you aspirate before giving an I.M. injection?…wearing earplugs for sleep in the ICU may prevent delirium…premature neonates do better in facilities recognized for nursing excellence…and more

PATIENT SAFETY


SELF TEST


CLINICAL QUERIES


DRUG CHALLENGE


ACTION STAT



Nurse-physician collaboration: Its time has come

Schneider, Melissa A.

Nursing2012. 42(7):50-53, July 2012.

The evidence is in: Better teamwork among colleagues improves quality of care, patient satisfaction, and job satisfaction for nurses. Incorporate these guidelines into your practice.

Designing a nursing care plan for a lifetime

Kaufman, Cheryl

Nursing2012. 42(7):54-60, July 2012.

Many patients with chronic illnesses or permanent disabilities will need nursing and medical care for the rest of their lives. Learn how a well-prepared nursing care plan gives these patients a roadmap for obtaining the services and supplies they'll need in the future.

CE Connection


Beer potomania: Drink in this atypical cause of hyponatremia

McGraw, Mark

Nursing2012. 42(7):24-30, July 2012.

Are you familiar with this unusual consequence of excessive beer consumption? Although rare, it's potentially fatal. Be prepared to recognize hallmark signs and symptoms and intervene appropriately to prevent death or disability.

New Drugs2012, part 2

Hussar, Daniel A.

Nursing2012. 42(7):38-44, July 2012.

What you need to know about 16 recently marketed drugs, including an antibiotic indicated for Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea, the first in a new class of antiplatelet medications indicated for acute coronary syndromes, and seven new antineoplastic drugs.

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH


Making a case for wilderness medicine education

Simon, R. Bryan

Nursing2012. 42(7):32-35, July 2012.

Even if you're not an outdoor enthusiast, knowledge of wilderness medicine can come in handy if you ever have to care for someone who becomes injured or sick in the middle of nowhere.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


SHARING



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