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  • Updated:   2/21/2023
  • Contains:  86 items
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The basics of mechanical ventilation in adults

Pruit, Bill

Nursing. 53(3):27-35, March 2023.

This article reviews the basics of MV, describes how mechanical ventilators operate, and discusses mechanical ventilator management.

The impact of COVID-19 on patient safety attendant use

Shields, Lisa B.E.; Lawson, Tiffany P.; Flanders, Kimberly

Nursing. 51(10):42-48, October 2021.

In this article, the authors present the findings of a study conducted to determine the impact of COVID-19 on the patient safety attendant (PSA) reduction program at their facility and analyze the use of video monitoring and other alternatives to PSA.

Using precision medicine to individualize healthcare

Key, Betty A.; Mumba, Mercy

Nursing. 49(8):43-45, August 2019.

Explore nursing's role in the Precision Medicine Initiative, which is intended to encourage individualized care and increase the number of minority and underrepresented patients in clinical research.

Spotlight on the 2016 National Patient Safety Goals for hospitals

Mascioli, Susan; Carrico, Christine B.

Nursing. 46(5):52-55, May 2016.

“A Culture of Safety” is the theme for this year's National Nurses Week. In keeping with nursing's commitment to patient safety, take time to review the 2016 Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals for hospitals.

Handle older trauma patients with care

Bartley, Marilyn K.; Shiflett, Lori A.

Nursing. 40(8):24-29, August 2010.

It's not your imagination—more older adults are becoming trauma victims. Be prepared to provide immediate care for an injured older patient while warding off life-threatening complications.

Oral chemotherapeutic drugs: Handle with care

Simmons, Catherine C.

Nursing. 40(7):44-47, July 2010.

Many nurses on general nursing units administer these hazardous medications, but few have been adequately prepared to handle them safely. Follow this guide to protect your patients and yourself from avoidable adverse reactions.