January 2014 - Volume 44 - Issue 1
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


DRUG NEWS

Nursing2017. 44(1):10-11, January 2014.

First neoadjuvant treatment for breast cancer...influenza vaccine benefits high-risk cardiac patients...concerns about expedited drug approvals...statin therapy doesn't improve VAP outcomes...new drug may help diagnose dementia

ADVICE P.R.N


TRANSITIONS


INSPIRING CHANGE


RESEARCH CORNER


CLINICAL ROUNDS


CLINICAL ROUNDS

Nursing2017. 44(1):23-25, January 2014.

MRSA makes a move on kids...autoinjector needles may fail to penetrate muscle in overweight patients...poor hospital lighting associated with fatigue, mood disturbances...and more.

PATIENT SAFETY


COMBATING INFECTION


CLINICAL QUERIES


MEDICATION ERRORS


Medication Errors

Cohen, Michael R.

Nursing2017. 44(1):72, January 2014.

Misplaced drug in an automated dispensing cabinet...label without a drug name...one vial, ten doses...dosing directions change for liquid acetaminophen


How to meet the challenges of correctional nursing

Williams, Tommy; Heavey, Elizabeth

Nursing2017. 44(1):51-54, January 2014.

A practicing correctional nurse gives you an inside look at the challenges and rewards of this unique nursing specialty.

Preventing migraine headache in adults

D'Arcy, Yvonne

Nursing2017. 44(1):58-61, January 2014.

For a heads-up about thwarting these disabling headaches, review the latest recommendations for migraine prophylaxis—including a summary of the evidence on drugs and other treatments that have (and haven't) proven effective.

CE Connection


A balancing act: Achieving glycemic control in hospitalized patients

Kubacka, Beata

Nursing2017. 44(1):30-37, January 2014.

At any given time, up to 25% of hospitalized patients have diabetes or some degree of hyperglycemia. Get up to speed on managing hyperglycemia in all hospitalized patients by reviewing the latest evidence-based guidelines on blood glucose monitoring and interventions.

Chest X-ray interpretation: Not just black and white

Pezzotti, William

Nursing2017. 44(1):40-47, January 2014.

Is your patient's chest X-ray unremarkable, or does it show a life-threatening abnormality? Use this article to gain a basic understanding of chest X-ray interpretation to sharpen your assessment skills, promote patient safety, and optimize care.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


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