March 2013 - Volume 43 - Issue 3
pp: 1-72


EDITORIAL


LETTERS


ADVICE P.R.N


DRUG NEWS


TRANSITIONS


INSPIRING CHANGE


RESEARCH CORNER


NEW TIME CRITICAL


CLINICAL ROUNDS


PATIENT SAFETY


CLINICAL QUERIES


SELF TEST


MEDICATION ERRORS


Medication Errors

Cohen, Michael R.

Nursing2017. 43(3):72, March 2013.

New and improved heparin labels...don't confuse these look-alike opioid vials...mysterious sedation linked to dispensing error...new tool to help keep injection skills sharp


Folic acid vitamin B9: Friend or foe?

Simmons, Susan

Nursing2017. 43(3):55-60, March 2013.

Folic acid helps prevent neural tube defects in the developing fetus, but what are the benefits and risks of bumping up folic acid levels in nonpregnant adults?

CE Connection


Bringing home effective nursing care for the homeless

Gerber, Lois

Nursing2017. 43(3):32-38, March 2013.

Despite the obvious challenges, nurses can make a difference in the lives of these vulnerable patients. With a deeper understanding of their problems, nurses can provide support, offer resources, and perform other meaningful interventions.

What you need to know about pharmacogenomics

Cheek, Dennis J.

Nursing2017. 43(3):44-48, March 2013.

Response to drug therapy can be strongly influenced by a patient's genetic makeup. The study of pharmacogenomics helps providers tailor medications to a patient's unique genomic profile, improving outcomes and reducing risks. Learn more about this new science, then put theory into practice.

SHARING


Finding comfort

Floyd, Andrea L.

Nursing2017. 43(3):40-41, March 2013.

At the beginning of her career, a nurse learns the importance of respecting patients' wishes and taking the time to do the little things that are important to them.

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH


ISSUES IN NURSING


Men work here too: How men can thrive in maternal-newborn nursing

Biletchi, Jeff

Nursing2017. 43(3):50-53, March 2013.

Not everyone believes that a male presence is appropriate in a maternal-newborn health setting. This nurse disagrees. Learning about his experiences in this rewarding nursing specialty may change your perspective too.

Global Insights



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