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January 2003 - Volume 33 - Issue 1
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ANGER MANAGEMENT


OLDER STUDENT


I.V. THERAPY




How would you Respond to a Chemical Release?

REILLY, CCNS, CAROLYN M.; RRT, AS, DAN DEASON

Nursing2003. 33(1):36-43, January 2003.

Whether an industrial accident or an act of terrorism, a chemical release can spell disaster. Here you'll learn to respond appropriately, depending on the type and form of chemical involved.

What's different about this Nursing Shortage?

MEE, CHERYL L.; ROBINSON, EILEEN

Nursing2003. 33(1):51-55, January 2003.

Driven by unprecedented social and demographic changes, this nursing shortage won't be easily fixed by solutions that worked in the past. Learn why this shortage is unique—and how you can thrive in the new health care climate.


PRESSOR MEDICATIONS


Don't press your luck

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2003. 33(1):18, January 2003.

Norepinephrine overdose…risks of topical anesthetics…revised dosage guidelines for hydromorphone…dangerous abbreviation…concentration confusion

TOPICAL ANESTHETICS


How much is too much?

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2003. 33(1):18, January 2003.

Norepinephrine overdose…risks of topical anesthetics…revised dosage guidelines for hydromorphone…dangerous abbreviation…concentration confusion

DANGER SIGN


Not where it's at

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2003. 33(1):18, January 2003.

Norepinephrine overdose…risks of topical anesthetics…revised dosage guidelines for hydromorphone…dangerous abbreviation…concentration confusion

HYDROMORPHONE FOR PAIN


Dosage guidelines revisited

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2003. 33(1):18-20, January 2003.

Norepinephrine overdose…risks of topical anesthetics…revised dosage guidelines for hydromorphone…dangerous abbreviation…concentration confusion

INJECTABLE DRUGS


Concentration confusion

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2003. 33(1):20, January 2003.

Norepinephrine overdose…risks of topical anesthetics…revised dosage guidelines for hydromorphone…dangerous abbreviation…concentration confusion



PATIENT SAFETY


TRANSFERRING PATIENTS


REAPPLYING FOR LICENSURE




SUBUTEX AND SUBOXONE


AUGMENTIN XR


AVANDAMET


ABBOKINASE





News, updates, research: CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY


Aspirin offers surprising benefits after surgery

Nursing2003. 33(1):33, January 2003.

Aspirin's surprising benefits after heart surgery…more good news about lumpectomy…are men undertreated for osteoporosis?…the role of C-reactive protein in heart disease…20-minute HIV test…what SaO2 and PaO2 values tell you…AED approved for home use…joint pain may be more common than once believed.

News, updates, research: OSTEOPOROSIS


Bad break for older men

Nursing2003. 33(1):33-34, January 2003.

Aspirin's surprising benefits after heart surgery…more good news about lumpectomy…are men undertreated for osteoporosis?…the role of C-reactive protein in heart disease…20-minute HIV test…what SaO2 and PaO2 values tell you…AED approved for home use…joint pain may be more common than once believed.

News, updates, research: Ask the expert


Ask the expert

Tasota, Frederick J.

Nursing2003. 33(1):34, January 2003.

Aspirin's surprising benefits after heart surgery…more good news about lumpectomy…are men undertreated for osteoporosis?…the role of C-reactive protein in heart disease…20-minute HIV test…what SaO2 and PaO2 values tell you…AED approved for home use…joint pain may be more common than once believed.

News, updates, research: NEW HIV TEST


Accurate results in 20 minutes flat

Nursing2003. 33(1):34, January 2003.

Aspirin's surprising benefits after heart surgery…more good news about lumpectomy…are men undertreated for osteoporosis?…the role of C-reactive protein in heart disease…20-minute HIV test…what SaO2 and PaO2 values tell you…AED approved for home use…joint pain may be more common than once believed.

News, updates, research: CARDIAC ARREST


AED approved for home use

Nursing2003. 33(1):34, January 2003.

Aspirin's surprising benefits after heart surgery…more good news about lumpectomy…are men undertreated for osteoporosis?…the role of C-reactive protein in heart disease…20-minute HIV test…what SaO2 and PaO2 values tell you…AED approved for home use…joint pain may be more common than once believed.

News, updates, research: C-REACTIVE PROTEIN


Inflammation may explain heart disease

Nursing2003. 33(1):34-35, January 2003.

Aspirin's surprising benefits after heart surgery…more good news about lumpectomy…are men undertreated for osteoporosis?…the role of C-reactive protein in heart disease…20-minute HIV test…what SaO2 and PaO2 values tell you…AED approved for home use…joint pain may be more common than once believed.

News, updates, research: ARTHRITIS


Joint pain more common than you think

Nursing2003. 33(1):35, January 2003.

Aspirin's surprising benefits after heart surgery…more good news about lumpectomy…are men undertreated for osteoporosis?…the role of C-reactive protein in heart disease…20-minute HIV test…what SaO2 and PaO2 values tell you…AED approved for home use…joint pain may be more common than once believed.

News, updates, research: BREAST CANCER


Lumpectomy often as effective as mastectomy

Nursing2003. 33(1):35, January 2003.

Aspirin's surprising benefits after heart surgery…more good news about lumpectomy…are men undertreated for osteoporosis?…the role of C-reactive protein in heart disease…20-minute HIV test…what SaO2 and PaO2 values tell you…AED approved for home use…joint pain may be more common than once believed.


ASSESSMENT SERIES


Assessing cardiovascular status

MEHTA, MARJAANA

Nursing2003. 33(1):56-58, January 2003.

In the first installment of our new assessment series, you'll learn to use sight, sound, and touch to perform a thorough cardiovascular evaluation.


COMMUNICATION


HOME HEALTH CARE


DEAFNESS SCREENING


ADVANCE DIRECTIVE









NURSE/PATIENT RELATIONSHIPS


DIFFICULT PATIENT




PONDERING DEATH


POOR PROGNOSIS


PALLIATIVE CARE




HOME CARE CAUTIONS


SECURITY TIPS



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