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July 2003 - Volume 33 - Issue 7
pp: 8-96,32hn1-32hn4,32cc1-32cc2,32cc4-32cc4



REASONABLE STANDARDS


DOCUMENTATION


CONFIDENTIALLY



EPINEPHRINE FOR EPHEDRINE


DUAL-CHANNEL PUMP


INAPPROPRIATE ABBREVIATIONS




MOURNING RITUALS


PRIVACY


EDUCATING PHYSICIANS






PREVNAR AND PNEUMOVAX 23


Pneumococcal vaccines put to the test

Nursing2003. 33(7):28, July 2003.

Pneumonia vaccine ineffective … epilepsy drug may curb alcoholism … elderly people jeopardized by careless drug combinations … one-two punch knocks out high cholesterol

DRUG INTERACTIONS


Careless combinations endanger the elderly

Nursing2003. 33(7):28, July 2003.

Pneumonia vaccine ineffective … epilepsy drug may curb alcoholism … elderly people jeopardized by careless drug combinations … one-two punch knocks out high cholesterol

TOPAMAX


Epilepsy drug may help curb alcoholism

Nursing2003. 33(7):28-30, July 2003.

Pneumonia vaccine ineffective … epilepsy drug may curb alcoholism … elderly people jeopardized by careless drug combinations … one-two punch knocks out high cholesterol

EZETIMIBE AND ATORVASTATIN


One-two punch knocks out cholesterol

Nursing2003. 33(7):30, July 2003.

Pneumonia vaccine ineffective … epilepsy drug may curb alcoholism … elderly people jeopardized by careless drug combinations … one-two punch knocks out high cholesterol


Protect your patient while he's receiving mechanical ventilation: He's depending on the machine—and you. Make sure you can troubleshoot problems and prevent complications by reading this guide.

WOODRUFF, DAVID W.

Nursing2003. 33(7):32hn1-32hn4, July 2003.

Protect your patient while he's receiving mechanical ventilation



News, updates, research: DIABETES


Nursing care makes all the difference

Nursing2003. 33(7):33, July 2003.

Nursing care makes a dramatic difference to patients with diabetes … more bad press for HRT … frail elderly miss out on hospice services … drug ads spur patient-provider dialogue … device to detect biological warfare agents is in the works … obesity strongly linked to early death … Epstein-Barr virus may play a role in multiple sclerosis.

News, updates, research: DEMENTIA AND STROKE


More bad press for HRT

Nursing2003. 33(7):33-34, July 2003.

Nursing care makes a dramatic difference to patients with diabetes … more bad press for HRT … frail elderly miss out on hospice services … drug ads spur patient-provider dialogue … device to detect biological warfare agents is in the works … obesity strongly linked to early death … Epstein-Barr virus may play a role in multiple sclerosis.

News, updates, research: CONSUMER ADVERTISING


Do drug ads spur dialogue?

Nursing2003. 33(7):34, July 2003.

Nursing care makes a dramatic difference to patients with diabetes … more bad press for HRT … frail elderly miss out on hospice services … drug ads spur patient-provider dialogue … device to detect biological warfare agents is in the works … obesity strongly linked to early death … Epstein-Barr virus may play a role in multiple sclerosis.

News, updates, research: HOSPICE CARE


Frail elderly left out in the cold

Nursing2003. 33(7):34, July 2003.

Nursing care makes a dramatic difference to patients with diabetes … more bad press for HRT … frail elderly miss out on hospice services … drug ads spur patient-provider dialogue … device to detect biological warfare agents is in the works … obesity strongly linked to early death … Epstein-Barr virus may play a role in multiple sclerosis.

News, updates, research: BIOTERRORISM


Device proposed to detect pathogens

Nursing2003. 33(7):34-35, July 2003.

Nursing care makes a dramatic difference to patients with diabetes … more bad press for HRT … frail elderly miss out on hospice services … drug ads spur patient-provider dialogue … device to detect biological warfare agents is in the works … obesity strongly linked to early death … Epstein-Barr virus may play a role in multiple sclerosis.

News, updates, research: MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS


Epstein-Barr virus linked to MS

Nursing2003. 33(7):35, July 2003.

Nursing care makes a dramatic difference to patients with diabetes … more bad press for HRT … frail elderly miss out on hospice services … drug ads spur patient-provider dialogue … device to detect biological warfare agents is in the works … obesity strongly linked to early death … Epstein-Barr virus may play a role in multiple sclerosis.

News, updates, research: LANDMARK STUDY


Obesity implicated in untimely deaths

Nursing2003. 33(7):35, July 2003.

Nursing care makes a dramatic difference to patients with diabetes … more bad press for HRT … frail elderly miss out on hospice services … drug ads spur patient-provider dialogue … device to detect biological warfare agents is in the works … obesity strongly linked to early death … Epstein-Barr virus may play a role in multiple sclerosis.


Caring for a patient who lives with a spinal cord injury

GIBSON, KRISTY L.

Nursing2003. 33(7):36-42, July 2003.

Many people living with a spinal cord injury (SCI) are entering the health care system with problems associated with aging or disease. Here, you'll learn how an SCI affects your patient's response to treatment and how you should modify your nursing care.

Acute SCI care: Brushing up on the current guidelines

Fischer, Debbie

Nursing2003. 33(7):40, July 2003.

Many people living with a spinal cord injury (SCI) are entering the health care system with problems associated with aging or disease. Here, you'll learn how an SCI affects your patient's response to treatment and how you should modify your nursing care.

Traumatic amputations: Unkind cuts

BLANK-REID, CYNTHIA

Nursing2003. 33(7):48-51, July 2003.

Thanks to surgical advances, many accidentally amputated body parts can be successfully reattached. Follow these guidelines to stabilize the victim and keep the amputated body part viable.

Can you recognize and respond to von Willebrand disease?

PAPER, RENÉE

Nursing2003. 33(7):54-56, July 2003.

Although more common than hemophilia, this bleeding disorder is often unrecognized. As a nurse, you could be the first to identify telltale signs. Brush up on your assessment skills by reading this.


Scaling historic barriers

Tranbarger, Gene

Nursing2003. 33(7):43-44, July 2003.

Why do so few men enter nursing? Read what six prominent nurses have to say in the first installment of a continuing series on hot professional issues.

Reach out to the best and brightest

Sherrod, Dennis R.

Nursing2003. 33(7):43-44, July 2003.

Why do so few men enter nursing? Read what six prominent nurses have to say in the first installment of a continuing series on hot professional issues.

Changing the imagery

Porter-O'Grady, Tim

Nursing2003. 33(7):43-44, July 2003.

Why do so few men enter nursing? Read what six prominent nurses have to say in the first installment of a continuing series on hot professional issues.

Wanted: An attitude adjustment

Tasota, Frederick J.

Nursing2003. 33(7):43,45, July 2003.

Why do so few men enter nursing? Read what six prominent nurses have to say in the first installment of a continuing series on hot professional issues.

How does it feel to be a nurse?

Arant, Matthew

Nursing2003. 33(7):43,45, July 2003.

Why do so few men enter nursing? Read what six prominent nurses have to say in the first installment of a continuing series on hot professional issues.

The spice of life

Day, Michael W.

Nursing2003. 33(7):43,45, July 2003.

Why do so few men enter nursing? Read what six prominent nurses have to say in the first installment of a continuing series on hot professional issues.



Measuring BP with a Doppler device

THOMAS, JACQUELINE; FELICIANO, CECILIA

Nursing2003. 33(7):52-53, July 2003.

Ever had trouble assessing blood pressure because the pulse sound was so faint? You'll like this alternative method.


Anticoagulant


Colony–stimulating factor


Antineoplastic drugs


Drug for PAH


Contraceptives




BACKGROUND CHECKS


NOSOCOMIAL ILLNESS


PHOTOCOPYING ORDERS


SURGICAL POLICY




PERFORMANCE EVALUATION


SAFE TRAVEL TIPS


PREVENTING INJURIES






TROUBLESHOOTING


CARELESS COMMENTS





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