November 2013 - Volume 43 - Issue 11
pp: 6-72
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EDITORIAL

LETTERS

DRUG NEWS

RESEARCH CORNER

TIME CRITICAL

ADVICE P.R.N

TRANSITIONS

CLINICAL ROUNDS

CONTROLLING PAIN

WOUND & SKIN CARE

PATIENT SAFETY

CLINICAL QUERIES

MEDICATION ERRORS


Responding to an active shooter and other threats of violence

Weeks, Sandra Kenney; Barron, Bridget Tillman; Horne, Marilyn Ray; More

Nursing . 43(11):34-37, November 2013.

Do you know how to keep yourself and your colleagues safe in the face of a shooting or other violent act? Learn from one hospital's plans to respond to a dangerous situation.

CE Connection

Bridging communication gaps with the deaf

Shuler, Gregory K.; Mistler, Lisa A.; Torrey, Kathleen; More

Nursing . 43(11):24-30, November 2013.

Are you up-to-date on laws and evidence-based interventions that can help nurses communicate with patients who are deaf or hard of hearing? Sidestep a host of risks caused by poor communication and improve care by gaining a deeper understanding of the best practices presented here

Hepatitis goes viral

Harris, Helene; Crawford, Ann

Nursing . 43(11):38-43, November 2013.

Update your knowledge about five types of viral hepatitis, including how diagnosis, treatment, and nursing care differ depending on the causative pathogen. Reading this article will help prepare you to minimize the risk of serious complications and educate patients about self care.

SHARING

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH