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February 2003 - Volume 33 - Issue 2
pp: 8-88,32hn1-32hn4,32hn4-32hn6,32hn7-32hn8,32cc1-32c



CRISIS OF CONFIDENCE


PULMONARY CARE


IMPAIRED NURSE



REUSING CONTAINERS


PDR DOSAGE


INSULIN STORAGE


USING THE BROSELOW TAPE





GENETIC TESTING


GAINING CONTROL


RECOVERING ALCOHOLIC




FORTEO


PEGASYS


CLARITIN


PRANDIN, METAGLIP, GLUCOVANCE




EQUIPMENT CHECKS


PAIN MEDICATION




CURRENTS



NEWS, UPDATE, RESEARCH: MAMMOGRAPHY


Breast test may detect heart disease

Nursing2003. 33(2):33, February 2003.

Mammograms may help detect heart disease … using capnometry to assess NG tube placement … how DNR orders affect treatment decisions … good reasons to aerosolize morphine … which drug errors are most dangerous? … a change in prostate screening guidelines … hospital redesigns pay off … diuretics may harm, not help, patients with ARF … gait changes in the elderly may signal dementia.

NEWS, UPDATE, RESEARCH: CAPNOMETRY


Putting NG tubes in their place

Nursing2003. 33(2):33, February 2003.

Mammograms may help detect heart disease … using capnometry to assess NG tube placement … how DNR orders affect treatment decisions … good reasons to aerosolize morphine … which drug errors are most dangerous? … a change in prostate screening guidelines … hospital redesigns pay off … diuretics may harm, not help, patients with ARF … gait changes in the elderly may signal dementia.

NEWS, UPDATE, RESEARCH: DNR ORDERS


Withholding too much treatment?

Nursing2003. 33(2):33-34, February 2003.

Mammograms may help detect heart disease … using capnometry to assess NG tube placement … how DNR orders affect treatment decisions … good reasons to aerosolize morphine … which drug errors are most dangerous? … a change in prostate screening guidelines … hospital redesigns pay off … diuretics may harm, not help, patients with ARF … gait changes in the elderly may signal dementia.

NEWS, UPDATE, RESEARCH: DRUG ERRORS


Which mistakes are most dangerous?

Nursing2003. 33(2):34, February 2003.

Mammograms may help detect heart disease … using capnometry to assess NG tube placement … how DNR orders affect treatment decisions … good reasons to aerosolize morphine … which drug errors are most dangerous? … a change in prostate screening guidelines … hospital redesigns pay off … diuretics may harm, not help, patients with ARF … gait changes in the elderly may signal dementia.

NEWS, UPDATE, RESEARCH: Ask the expert


Ask the expert

Mathews, Paul J.

Nursing2003. 33(2):34, February 2003.

Mammograms may help detect heart disease … using capnometry to assess NG tube placement … how DNR orders affect treatment decisions … good reasons to aerosolize morphine … which drug errors are most dangerous? … a change in prostate screening guidelines … hospital redesigns pay off … diuretics may harm, not help, patients with ARF … gait changes in the elderly may signal dementia.

NEWS, UPDATE, RESEARCH: PROSTATE CANCER


Expert panel revises stance on screening

Nursing2003. 33(2):34-35, February 2003.

Mammograms may help detect heart disease … using capnometry to assess NG tube placement … how DNR orders affect treatment decisions … good reasons to aerosolize morphine … which drug errors are most dangerous? … a change in prostate screening guidelines … hospital redesigns pay off … diuretics may harm, not help, patients with ARF … gait changes in the elderly may signal dementia.

NEWS, UPDATE, RESEARCH: DEMENTIA


Prevention right out of the gait

Nursing2003. 33(2):35, February 2003.

Mammograms may help detect heart disease … using capnometry to assess NG tube placement … how DNR orders affect treatment decisions … good reasons to aerosolize morphine … which drug errors are most dangerous? … a change in prostate screening guidelines … hospital redesigns pay off … diuretics may harm, not help, patients with ARF … gait changes in the elderly may signal dementia.

NEWS, UPDATE, RESEARCH: ACUTE RENAL FAILURE


Diuretics may do more harm than good

Nursing2003. 33(2):35, February 2003.

Mammograms may help detect heart disease … using capnometry to assess NG tube placement … how DNR orders affect treatment decisions … good reasons to aerosolize morphine … which drug errors are most dangerous? … a change in prostate screening guidelines … hospital redesigns pay off … diuretics may harm, not help, patients with ARF … gait changes in the elderly may signal dementia.

NEWS, UPDATE, RESEARCH: HOSPITAL DECOR


Design changes ease the pain

Nursing2003. 33(2):35, February 2003.

Mammograms may help detect heart disease … using capnometry to assess NG tube placement … how DNR orders affect treatment decisions … good reasons to aerosolize morphine … which drug errors are most dangerous? … a change in prostate screening guidelines … hospital redesigns pay off … diuretics may harm, not help, patients with ARF … gait changes in the elderly may signal dementia.


Protect your future with personal liability insurance

LADUKE, SHARON; BIONDO, TODD

Nursing2003. 33(2):52-53, February 2003.

Don't assume your employer's insurance policy will shield you from liability if you're ever sued. Protect your assets and your career by running for (personal) coverage.


The Difference

WALDRIP, KAREN

Nursing2003. 33(2):43-45, February 2003.

My nursing instructor warned me against thinking I would “make a difference” during my short psychiatric rotation; I was sure I could. Looking back, I think we were both right.




VOLUNTEER WORK


TRUTH-TELLING


COMMUNICATION








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