May 2013 - Volume 43 - Issue 5
pp: 1-72


EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


DRUG NEWS

Nursing. 43(5):12-13, May 2013.

Computerized prescriber order entry reduces errors…children's deaths linked to codeine…recombinant technology for influenza vaccine…apixaban promising for extended VTE treatment…rheumatoid arthritis drug doesn't trigger shingles

TRANSITIONS


ADVICE P.R.N


INSPIRING CHANGE


NEW TIME CRITICAL


CLINICAL ROUNDS


CLINICAL ROUNDS

Nursing. 43(5):25-27, May 2013.

For Nurses Week: Celebrate nursing expertise and innovations…transplant recipient dies of rabies from infected organ…men in nursing earn more than women…and more

INFOBYTES


CLINICAL QUERIES


PATIENT SAFETY


Medication Errors



AHA recommendations for preventing heart disease in women

Sherrod, Melissa M.; Sherrod, Nicholas McIntire; Spitzer, Mandy Tate; More

Nursing. 43(5):61-65, May 2013.

The obesity epidemic may be reversing gains in heart disease prevention in women. The new American Heart Association guidelines discussed here call for a renewed focus on health education and lifestyle trends.

CE Connection


Targeting Lyme disease

Marchese, Nicole Mae; Primer, Shannon Renee

Nursing. 43(5):28-33, May 2013.

Can you recognize signs and symptoms of this common vector-borne disease? Update your knowledge of the latest diagnostic criteria and treatment guidelines, then take a bite out of Lyme disease by teaching your patients about prevention measures.

Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: Follow the guidelines

Rank, Wendi

Nursing. 43(5):42-50, May 2013.

Current practice guidelines for this potentially fatal disorder are detailed and comprehensive. Make sure you're up to date by reading this review of best practices for managing aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, preventing complications, and improving patient outcomes.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


NURSES WEEK TRIBUTE


Notes on noise

Morton, Jennifer A.

Nursing. 43(5):37-40, May 2013.

Florence Nightingale was ahead of her time in recognizing that a noisy environment isn't a healing environment. Use these strategies to lower the volume and keep it down.

SHARING


PROFESSIONAL GROWTH



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