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November 2003 - Volume 33 - Issue 11
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PATIENT-CONTROLLED ANALGESIA


CHILDHOOD POISONING


OUTPATIENT CHEMOTHERAPY


BP MONITOR CONNECTIONS


Latch onto this

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2003. 33(11):12, November 2003.

Using PCA safely…childhood poisoning…outpatient chemotherapy standards…mismatched connections… JCAHO moves to prevent wrong-drug errors

MEDICATION MIX-UPS



PROCRASTINATION


CATHETER CARE


MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS


INCIDENT REPORTS


BOWEL REGIMEN





HOSPITAL VIGILS


CAREGIVER BURNOUT


SYMPTOM CONTROL




OFF-LABEL PRESCRIPTIONS


FDA acclaims pediatric drug testing

Nursing2003. 33(11):26, November 2003.

More drugs under study for pediatric use…new oral contraceptive alters menstruation…Viagra faces competition…statin cuts heart disease risks for patients with diabetes

ORAL CONTRACEPTIVE


Birth control pill reduces menstruation frequency

Nursing2003. 33(11):26, November 2003.

More drugs under study for pediatric use…new oral contraceptive alters menstruation…Viagra faces competition…statin cuts heart disease risks for patients with diabetes

ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION


Competition for Viagra

Nursing2003. 33(11):26, November 2003.

More drugs under study for pediatric use…new oral contraceptive alters menstruation…Viagra faces competition…statin cuts heart disease risks for patients with diabetes

DIABETES


Statins cut cardiac risks for those with diabetes

Nursing2003. 33(11):26, November 2003.

More drugs under study for pediatric use…new oral contraceptive alters menstruation…Viagra faces competition…statin cuts heart disease risks for patients with diabetes



PAGING PROBLEMS


CHILD SAFETY





News, updates, research: TECHNOLOGY


Stair-climbing, all-terrain wheelchair strides to market

Nursing2003. 33(11):33, November 2003.

Stair-climbing wheelchair…controversial study links RN education to decreased mortality rates…shorter radiation regimen an option for some patients with breast cancer… jaundice again threatens newborns…friendly workers get more done…long-ago smallpox vaccinations may still protect…sugar-coated platelets have a longer shelf life.

News, updates, research: RN EDUCATION


Research results stir controversy

Nursing2003. 33(11):33-34, November 2003.

Stair-climbing wheelchair…controversial study links RN education to decreased mortality rates…shorter radiation regimen an option for some patients with breast cancer… jaundice again threatens newborns…friendly workers get more done…long-ago smallpox vaccinations may still protect…sugar-coated platelets have a longer shelf life.

News, updates, research: SMALLPOX


Past vaccinations may still protect

Nursing2003. 33(11):34, November 2003.

Stair-climbing wheelchair…controversial study links RN education to decreased mortality rates…shorter radiation regimen an option for some patients with breast cancer… jaundice again threatens newborns…friendly workers get more done…long-ago smallpox vaccinations may still protect…sugar-coated platelets have a longer shelf life.

News, updates, research: BREAST CANCER


Remission after 1 week of radiation?

Nursing2003. 33(11):34, November 2003.

Stair-climbing wheelchair…controversial study links RN education to decreased mortality rates…shorter radiation regimen an option for some patients with breast cancer… jaundice again threatens newborns…friendly workers get more done…long-ago smallpox vaccinations may still protect…sugar-coated platelets have a longer shelf life.

News, updates, research: PLATELET STORAGE


Sugar coating extends shelf life

Nursing2003. 33(11):34-35, November 2003.

Stair-climbing wheelchair…controversial study links RN education to decreased mortality rates…shorter radiation regimen an option for some patients with breast cancer… jaundice again threatens newborns…friendly workers get more done…long-ago smallpox vaccinations may still protect…sugar-coated platelets have a longer shelf life.

News, updates, research: PROFESSIONAL GROWTH


Friendly workers get more done

Nursing2003. 33(11):35, November 2003.

Stair-climbing wheelchair…controversial study links RN education to decreased mortality rates…shorter radiation regimen an option for some patients with breast cancer… jaundice again threatens newborns…friendly workers get more done…long-ago smallpox vaccinations may still protect…sugar-coated platelets have a longer shelf life.

News, updates, research: NEONATAL JAUNDICE


Unwelcome return for kernicterus

Nursing2003. 33(11):35, November 2003.

Stair-climbing wheelchair…controversial study links RN education to decreased mortality rates…shorter radiation regimen an option for some patients with breast cancer… jaundice again threatens newborns…friendly workers get more done…long-ago smallpox vaccinations may still protect…sugar-coated platelets have a longer shelf life.


Getting the lowdown on LUNG CANCER

KREAMER, KRISTEN M.

Nursing2003. 33(11):36-43, November 2003.

This killer may wreak havoc throughout the body before symptoms appear. Learn how to help a patient facing this frightening diagnosis.

Multidrug-resistant microorganisms: Still making waves

SHEFF, BARBARA

Nursing2003. 33(11):59-64, November 2003.

Despite new antibiotics on the market, drug-resistant microorganisms continue to threaten patients' lives, extend hospital stays, and drive up costs. Find out how to protect patients and help stop the epidemic.





DRUG-ABUSING PATIENTS



PARENTAL CONSENT


PATIENT REFERRALS


HIV INSURANCE COVERAGE







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