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March 2003 - Volume 33 - Issue 3
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STANDARDS OF CARE


HOME HEALTH CARE NURSE


EPIDURAL INFUSIONS


SURGICAL CONSENT FORM




MISTAKEN ORDERS


NAME CONFUSION


PREADMISSION PROCESS





SPECIAL PATIENTS


ANALGESIA


PATIENT ADVOCACY



CELEBREX


PEDIARIX


DIURETICS




CURRENTS



News, Updates, Research: HONESTY AND ETHICS


Nurses remain the most-trusted professionals

Nursing2003. 33(3):33, March 2003.

Nurses again named the most-trusted professionals … flu fatalities on the rise … West Nile viru transmitted pre natally … critical information gets lost in the translation … most cases of acute liver failure linked to acetaminophen … are X-rays carcinogenic? … top 20 priorities for mp roving health care … phasing out BP devices containing mercury … why surgical materials get left behind—in patients … worldwide, most HIV victims are women.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: GERIATRICS


Flu, RSV deaths on the rise

Nursing2003. 33(3):33, March 2003.

Nurses again named the most-trusted professionals … flu fatalities on the rise … West Nile viru transmitted pre natally … critical information gets lost in the translation … most cases of acute liver failure linked to acetaminophen … are X-rays carcinogenic? … top 20 priorities for mp roving health care … phasing out BP devices containing mercury … why surgical materials get left behind—in patients … worldwide, most HIV victims are women.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: BLOOD PRESSURE EQUIPMENT


Pumped up over new cuffs

Nursing2003. 33(3):34, March 2003.

Nurses again named the most-trusted professionals … flu fatalities on the rise … West Nile viru transmitted pre natally … critical information gets lost in the translation … most cases of acute liver failure linked to acetaminophen … are X-rays carcinogenic? … top 20 priorities for mp roving health care … phasing out BP devices containing mercury … why surgical materials get left behind—in patients … worldwide, most HIV victims are women.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: COMMUNICATION


Lost in the translation

Nursing2003. 33(3):34, March 2003.

Nurses again named the most-trusted professionals … flu fatalities on the rise … West Nile viru transmitted pre natally … critical information gets lost in the translation … most cases of acute liver failure linked to acetaminophen … are X-rays carcinogenic? … top 20 priorities for mp roving health care … phasing out BP devices containing mercury … why surgical materials get left behind—in patients … worldwide, most HIV victims are women.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: WEST NILE VIRUS


First Intrauterine Transmission Confirmed

Nursing2003. 33(3):34, March 2003.

Nurses again named the most-trusted professionals … flu fatalities on the rise … West Nile viru transmitted pre natally … critical information gets lost in the translation … most cases of acute liver failure linked to acetaminophen … are X-rays carcinogenic? … top 20 priorities for mp roving health care … phasing out BP devices containing mercury … why surgical materials get left behind—in patients … worldwide, most HIV victims are women.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: DRUG TOXICITY


Acetaminophen linked to most liver failure cases

Nursing2003. 33(3):34, March 2003.

Nurses again named the most-trusted professionals … flu fatalities on the rise … West Nile viru transmitted pre natally … critical information gets lost in the translation … most cases of acute liver failure linked to acetaminophen … are X-rays carcinogenic? … top 20 priorities for mp roving health care … phasing out BP devices containing mercury … why surgical materials get left behind—in patients … worldwide, most HIV victims are women.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: IMPROVING HEALTH CARE


Top 20 priorities

Nursing2003. 33(3):35, March 2003.

Nurses again named the most-trusted professionals … flu fatalities on the rise … West Nile viru transmitted pre natally … critical information gets lost in the translation … most cases of acute liver failure linked to acetaminophen … are X-rays carcinogenic? … top 20 priorities for mp roving health care … phasing out BP devices containing mercury … why surgical materials get left behind—in patients … worldwide, most HIV victims are women.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURGICAL MISTAKES


Taking home the hardware

Nursing2003. 33(3):35, March 2003.

Nurses again named the most-trusted professionals … flu fatalities on the rise … West Nile viru transmitted pre natally … critical information gets lost in the translation … most cases of acute liver failure linked to acetaminophen … are X-rays carcinogenic? … top 20 priorities for mp roving health care … phasing out BP devices containing mercury … why surgical materials get left behind—in patients … worldwide, most HIV victims are women.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CARCINOGENS


Add X-rays to the list?

Nursing2003. 33(3):35, March 2003.

Nurses again named the most-trusted professionals … flu fatalities on the rise … West Nile viru transmitted pre natally … critical information gets lost in the translation … most cases of acute liver failure linked to acetaminophen … are X-rays carcinogenic? … top 20 priorities for mp roving health care … phasing out BP devices containing mercury … why surgical materials get left behind—in patients … worldwide, most HIV victims are women.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: HIV


Women now make up half of HIV cases

Nursing2003. 33(3):35, March 2003.

Nurses again named the most-trusted professionals … flu fatalities on the rise … West Nile viru transmitted pre natally … critical information gets lost in the translation … most cases of acute liver failure linked to acetaminophen … are X-rays carcinogenic? … top 20 priorities for mp roving health care … phasing out BP devices containing mercury … why surgical materials get left behind—in patients … worldwide, most HIV victims are women.


Going with the flow of anticoagulant therapy

MALACARIA, BARBARA; Feloney, CHERYL D.H.

Nursing2003. 33(3):36-44, March 2003.

Learn why anticoagulant and antiplatelet drugs keep blood flowing freely and how to keep your patient safe during therapy.

Electroconvulsive therapy sheds its shocking image

ROTHER, LORRAINE FLINT

Nursing2003. 33(3):48-49, March 2003.

Once risky and controversial, “shock treatment” is now a safe and effective option for some patients with severe depression. Learn which patients may benefit and how to support them.

Name that tube

NOBLE, KIM A.

Nursing2003. 33(3):56-63, March 2003.

A seriously ill patient may need an array of tubes for oxygen, enteral feedings, and drainage. Here, we'll sort them all out and discuss how manage each type.





POWER OF ATTORNEY


DEFAMATION CHARGES


IMPLIED CONSENT






CARDIAC ARREST


MULTIPLE SYRINGES






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