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August 2003 - Volume 33 - Issue 8
pp: 8-96,32hn1-32hn3,32cc1-32cc4



SEDATIVES FOR CHILDREN


ASSESSING MEDICATION SAFETY


CONFORMING TO HIPAA




SURGICAL SITES


STANDARDS OF CARE


SUCTIONING






LOCAL ANESTHETICS


ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE


ADVERSE EVENTS


ANTIDEPRESSANT



MISCOMMUNICATION


TEST RESULTS





NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: WOUND CARE


Brainy bandages bring wound infections to light

Nursing2003. 33(8):33, August 2003.

“Smart” bandages sniff out infection…new hypertension guidelines redefine what's normal…self breast exams now optional…how to apply an advance directive…fish fight postpartum depression…offensive ad taken off the air…rapid diagnostic test for flu saves time, money…support hose may prevent falls…corticosteroids in short supply.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: BREAST CANCER


Self-exams now optional

Nursing2003. 33(8):33, August 2003.

“Smart” bandages sniff out infection…new hypertension guidelines redefine what's normal…self breast exams now optional…how to apply an advance directive…fish fight postpartum depression…offensive ad taken off the air…rapid diagnostic test for flu saves time, money…support hose may prevent falls…corticosteroids in short supply.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: HYPERTENSION


New guidelines lower “normal” BP

Nursing2003. 33(8):34, August 2003.

“Smart” bandages sniff out infection…new hypertension guidelines redefine what's normal…self breast exams now optional…how to apply an advance directive…fish fight postpartum depression…offensive ad taken off the air…rapid diagnostic test for flu saves time, money…support hose may prevent falls…corticosteroids in short supply.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: HYPOTENSION


Support hose can prevent a fall

Nursing2003. 33(8):34, August 2003.

“Smart” bandages sniff out infection…new hypertension guidelines redefine what's normal…self breast exams now optional…how to apply an advance directive…fish fight postpartum depression…offensive ad taken off the air…rapid diagnostic test for flu saves time, money…support hose may prevent falls…corticosteroids in short supply.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH


Ask the expert

Brooke, Penny Simpson

Nursing2003. 33(8):34, August 2003.

“Smart” bandages sniff out infection…new hypertension guidelines redefine what's normal…self breast exams now optional…how to apply an advance directive…fish fight postpartum depression…offensive ad taken off the air…rapid diagnostic test for flu saves time, money…support hose may prevent falls…corticosteroids in short supply.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: INFLUENZA


Rapid test results expedite care

Nursing2003. 33(8):34-35, August 2003.

“Smart” bandages sniff out infection…new hypertension guidelines redefine what's normal…self breast exams now optional…how to apply an advance directive…fish fight postpartum depression…offensive ad taken off the air…rapid diagnostic test for flu saves time, money…support hose may prevent falls…corticosteroids in short supply.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: NURSING IMAGE


Procter & Gamble pulls offending ad

Nursing2003. 33(8):35, August 2003.

“Smart” bandages sniff out infection…new hypertension guidelines redefine what's normal…self breast exams now optional…how to apply an advance directive…fish fight postpartum depression…offensive ad taken off the air…rapid diagnostic test for flu saves time, money…support hose may prevent falls…corticosteroids in short supply.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION


Fish fight the blues

Nursing2003. 33(8):35, August 2003.

“Smart” bandages sniff out infection…new hypertension guidelines redefine what's normal…self breast exams now optional…how to apply an advance directive…fish fight postpartum depression…offensive ad taken off the air…rapid diagnostic test for flu saves time, money…support hose may prevent falls…corticosteroids in short supply.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: DRUG SHORTAGE


Corticosteroids in short supply

Nursing2003. 33(8):35, August 2003.

“Smart” bandages sniff out infection…new hypertension guidelines redefine what's normal…self breast exams now optional…how to apply an advance directive…fish fight postpartum depression…offensive ad taken off the air…rapid diagnostic test for flu saves time, money…support hose may prevent falls…corticosteroids in short supply.


What's different about heart disease in Women?

CHEEK, DENNIS; CESAN, ANNUSHKA

Nursing2003. 33(8):36-43, August 2003.

In matters of the heart, women may experience symptoms of disease that differ from those typically experienced by men. Here, you'll learn to recognize “atypical” signs of heart disease, the number-one killer of men and women.

Keeping West Nile virus at bay

GOLDRICK, BARBARA A.; GOETZ, ANGELLA M.

Nursing2003. 33(8):44-46, August 2003.

With bug season in full swing, make sure you can identify and treat this mosquito-borne infection and teach patients how to protect themselves.




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