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July 2002 - Volume 32 - Issue 7
pp: 8-96,32hn1-32hn5,32hn6-32hn7,32hn8-32hn8,32cc1-32c



SCHEDULING


POSTOPERATIVE CARE


I.V. FLUID




“SMART” INFUSION PUMPS


Setting limits

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2002. 32(7):18, July 2002.

“Smart” infusion pumps … text-book erratum … patient-controlled analgesia … “week” excuse for error … too many pancreatic enzyme tablets

TEXTBOOK ERRATUM


Insulin switch

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2002. 32(7):18, July 2002.

“Smart” infusion pumps … text-book erratum … patient-controlled analgesia … “week” excuse for error … too many pancreatic enzyme tablets

PATIENT-CONTROLLED ANALGESIA


Who's pushing the button?

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2002. 32(7):18, July 2002.

“Smart” infusion pumps … text-book erratum … patient-controlled analgesia … “week” excuse for error … too many pancreatic enzyme tablets

ORAL METHOTREXATE


A “week” excuse for error

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2002. 32(7):18-20, July 2002.

“Smart” infusion pumps … text-book erratum … patient-controlled analgesia … “week” excuse for error … too many pancreatic enzyme tablets

PANCREATIC ENZYME TABLETS


How many are too many?

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2002. 32(7):20, July 2002.

“Smart” infusion pumps … text-book erratum … patient-controlled analgesia … “week” excuse for error … too many pancreatic enzyme tablets



LISTENING


SECRETS



ZERIT


LOVENOX INJECTION


VIOXX





Drug quiz: Fenoldopam



News, updates, research: WOUND IRRIGATION


Turn on the tap

Nursing2002. 32(7):33, July 2002.

Turn on the tap to irrigate lacerations … major study says patients suffer from RN shortage … patients fare better with experienced surgical team … drug cocktail preserves organs … SIDS linked to E. coli … biological clock rings sooner than thought … an aspirin a day keeps colon cancer at bay.

News, updates, research: QUALITY OF CARE


Major study proves that patients suffer from RN shortage

Nursing2002. 32(7):33-34, July 2002.

Turn on the tap to irrigate lacerations … major study says patients suffer from RN shortage … patients fare better with experienced surgical team … drug cocktail preserves organs … SIDS linked to E. coli … biological clock rings sooner than thought … an aspirin a day keeps colon cancer at bay.

News, updates, research: SURGICAL OUTCOMES


Experience matters

Nursing2002. 32(7):34, July 2002.

Turn on the tap to irrigate lacerations … major study says patients suffer from RN shortage … patients fare better with experienced surgical team … drug cocktail preserves organs … SIDS linked to E. coli … biological clock rings sooner than thought … an aspirin a day keeps colon cancer at bay.

News, updates, research: ORGAN DONATION


Three-drug “cocktail” preserves organs

Nursing2002. 32(7):34, July 2002.

Turn on the tap to irrigate lacerations … major study says patients suffer from RN shortage … patients fare better with experienced surgical team … drug cocktail preserves organs … SIDS linked to E. coli … biological clock rings sooner than thought … an aspirin a day keeps colon cancer at bay.

News, updates, research: INFANT MORTALITY


SIDS linked to E. coli

Nursing2002. 32(7):34-35, July 2002.

Turn on the tap to irrigate lacerations … major study says patients suffer from RN shortage … patients fare better with experienced surgical team … drug cocktail preserves organs … SIDS linked to E. coli … biological clock rings sooner than thought … an aspirin a day keeps colon cancer at bay.

News, updates, research: COLON CANCER


An aspirin a day keeps disease at bay

Nursing2002. 32(7):35, July 2002.

Turn on the tap to irrigate lacerations … major study says patients suffer from RN shortage … patients fare better with experienced surgical team … drug cocktail preserves organs … SIDS linked to E. coli … biological clock rings sooner than thought … an aspirin a day keeps colon cancer at bay.

News, updates, research: FERTILITY


Biological clock rings sooner than we thought

Nursing2002. 32(7):35, July 2002.

Turn on the tap to irrigate lacerations … major study says patients suffer from RN shortage … patients fare better with experienced surgical team … drug cocktail preserves organs … SIDS linked to E. coli … biological clock rings sooner than thought … an aspirin a day keeps colon cancer at bay.


An in-depth look at inflammatory bowel disease

RAYHORN, NANCY; RAYHORN, DUSTIN J.

Nursing2002. 32(7):36-45, July 2002.

Don't be mislead by its name—this disorder's devastating effects can extend well beyond the gastrointestinal tract. Learn more about IBD and its extraintestinal manifestations in this comprehensive guide.

Cerebral vessel repair with coils & glue …: Gentler on the mind

POPE, WENDI L.

Nursing2002. 32(7):46-49, July 2002.

These two less-invasive procedures may reduce risks and speed recovery for a patient with a dangerous brain lesion.

Tender mercies: Providing skin care for an incontinent patient

GRAY, MIKEL; RATLIFF, CATHERINE; DONOVAN, ANN

Nursing2002. 32(7):51-54, July 2002.

Incontinence can severely damage your patient's perineal skin. By taking these steps to protect his skin, you can shield him from infection and other complications.



SECURITY IN THE E.D.


BREACH IN CARE











COMMUNICATION


PATERNALISM


STAFFING ISSUES



ASSESSMENT


BREACH OF PRIVACY



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