December 2013 - Volume 43 - Issue 12
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


DRUG NEWS

Nursing. 43(12):9, December 2013.

For delirium, hold the haloperidol...new I.V. lipid emulsion approved...oral capsule for fecal transplants is 100% effective against persistent C. difficile infection...do certain psychiatric drugs increase mortality?

TIME CRITICAL


STUDENT VOICES


INSPIRING CHANGE


ETHICAL PROBLEMS


RESEARCH CORNER


CLINICAL ROUNDS


PATIENT SAFETY


COMBATING INFECTION


INFOBYTES


CLINICAL QUERIES


I.V. ROUNDS


MEDICATION ERRORS



Performing a focused neurologic assessment

Rank, Wendi

Nursing. 43(12):37-40, December 2013.

No matter where you work, you need to be prepared to perform this critical assessment and tailor it to a patient's clinical status. Helpful tips from the author's own experiences will guide you.

Fire up to beat the threat of bacterial meningitis

Miller, April

Nursing. 43(12):52,58-58, December 2013.

When bacterial meningitis strikes, rapid assessment, diagnosis, and treatment can save the patient's life. Be prepared to act fast to prevent death or serious complications such as brain damage.

CE Connection


Nursing2013 survey results: Drug administration by enteral feeding tube

Guenter, Peggi; Boullata, Joseph

Nursing. 43(12):26-33, December 2013.

Last spring, surveyed practicing nurses nationwide to determine what they know—and don't know—about evidence-based guidelines for medication administration via enteral feeding tubes. Find out if you're meeting current standards by reviewing these survey results, which include best practices and evidence-based rationales.

Preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting

Tinsley, Mary H.; Barone, Claudia P.

Nursing. 43(12):42-49, December 2013.

PONV isn't just unpleasant, it's potentially dangerous. Learn to apply effective nursing interventions that can minimize problems by reviewing the latest guidelines about prevention and treatment presented here.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


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