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January 2004 - Volume 34 - Issue 1
pp: 6-88,32hn1-32hn3,32cc1-32cc3



FLU VACCINES


DIALYSIS


COMMUNICATION


DISABLED NURSE




MORPHINE SULFATE SOLUTION


QUESTIONING VERBAL ORDERS


HEPARIN OVERDOSE


INTRANASAL MEDICATIONS




POOR SCHEDULING


PALLIATIVE CARE


PERSONAL PHYSICIAN





FALL PREVENTION


GIVING AN ENEMA



BREAST CANCER TREATMENTS


Comparison yields mixed results

Nursing2004. 34(1):28, January 2004.

How breast cancer treatments compare… sulfonamides and cross-sensitivity…drug for end-stage Alzheimer's disease approved… preventing organ rejection… “unlearning” phobias faster

DRUG ALLERGIES


Sensitive to sulfa

Nursing2004. 34(1):28, January 2004.

How breast cancer treatments compare… sulfonamides and cross-sensitivity…drug for end-stage Alzheimer's disease approved… preventing organ rejection…“unlearning” phobias faster

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE


Unique drug treats advanced symptoms

Nursing2004. 34(1):28, January 2004.

How breast cancer treatments compare… sulfonamides and cross-sensitivity…drug for end-stage Alzheimer's disease approved… preventing organ rejection…“unlearning” phobias faster







NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: NURSE/PATIENT RATIOS


More nurses, fewer complications?

Nursing2004. 34(1):33, January 2004.

Nurse/patient ratios linked to complications at teaching hospitals…Iraq veterans banned from blood donation…does early antibiotic use trigger childhood allergies?…predicting cardiac events with one quick test…softer mattresses ease back pain…vibrating footwear keeps patients on their feet…nerve growth factor speeds healing…patients in isolation get inferior care…nurse case management improves outcomes.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: BLOOD SUPPLY


Iraq veterans can't donate for 1 year

Nursing2004. 34(1):33, January 2004.

Nurse/patient ratios linked to complications at teaching hospitals…Iraq veterans banned from blood donation…does early antibiotic use trigger childhood allergies?…predicting cardiac events with one quick test…softer mattresses ease back pain…vibrating footwear keeps patients on their feet…nerve growth factor speeds healing…patients in isolation get inferior care…nurse case management improves outcomes.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: ASTHMA


Antibiotics linked to childhood allergies

Nursing2004. 34(1):34, January 2004.

Nurse/patient ratios linked to complications at teaching hospitals…Iraq veterans banned from blood donation…does early antibiotic use trigger childhood allergies?…predicting cardiac events with one quick test…softer mattresses ease back pain…vibrating footwear keeps patients on their feet…nerve growth factor speeds healing…patients in isolation get inferior care…nurse case management improves outcomes.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CARDIAC CARE


Predicting MI with one easy test

Nursing2004. 34(1):34, January 2004.

Nurse/patient ratios linked to complications at teaching hospitals…Iraq veterans banned from blood donation…does early antibiotic use trigger childhood allergies?…predicting cardiac events with one quick test…softer mattresses ease back pain…vibrating footwear keeps patients on their feet…nerve growth factor speeds healing…patients in isolation get inferior care…nurse case management improves outcomes.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PREVENTING FALLS


Good vibrations improve stability

Nursing2004. 34(1):34, January 2004.

Nurse/patient ratios linked to complications at teaching hospitals…Iraq veterans banned from blood donation…does early antibiotic use trigger childhood allergies?…predicting cardiac events with one quick test…softer mattresses ease back pain…vibrating footwear keeps patients on their feet…nerve growth factor speeds healing…patients in isolation get inferior care…nurse case management improves outcomes.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PRESSURE ULCERS


Healing takes nerve

Nursing2004. 34(1):34-35, January 2004.

Nurse/patient ratios linked to complications at teaching hospitals…Iraq veterans banned from blood donation…does early antibiotic use trigger childhood allergies?…predicting cardiac events with one quick test…softer mattresses ease back pain…vibrating footwear keeps patients on their feet…nerve growth factor speeds healing…patients in isolation get inferior care…nurse case management improves outcomes.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: INFECTION CONTROL


Patient isolation compromises care

Nursing2004. 34(1):35, January 2004.

Nurse/patient ratios linked to complications at teaching hospitals…Iraq veterans banned from blood donation…does early antibiotic use trigger childhood allergies?…predicting cardiac events with one quick test…softer mattresses ease back pain…vibrating footwear keeps patients on their feet…nerve growth factor speeds healing…patients in isolation get inferior care…nurse case management improves outcomes.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: BREAST CANCER


Case management improves outcomes

Nursing2004. 34(1):35, January 2004.

Nurse/patient ratios linked to complications at teaching hospitals…Iraq veterans banned from blood donation…does early antibiotic use trigger childhood allergies?…predicting cardiac events with one quick test…softer mattresses ease back pain…vibrating footwear keeps patients on their feet…nerve growth factor speeds healing…patients in isolation get inferior care…nurse case management improves outcomes.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: BACK PAIN


Hard mattresses lose support

Nursing2004. 34(1):35, January 2004.

Nurse/patient ratios linked to complications at teaching hospitals…Iraq veterans banned from blood donation…does early antibiotic use trigger childhood allergies?…predicting cardiac events with one quick test…softer mattresses ease back pain…vibrating footwear keeps patients on their feet…nerve growth factor speeds healing…patients in isolation get inferior care…nurse case management improves outcomes.


How technology affects your risk of medication errors

GRISSINGER, MATTHEW; GLOBUS, NANCY J.

Nursing2004. 34(1):36-42, January 2004.

Order-entry systems and other innovations can increase risks if used improperly. Here's how (and why) to avoid risky shortcuts.

What you need to know about SARS now

DREHER, H. MICHAEL; DEAN, JAMES L.; MORIARTY, DEBORAH M.; More

Nursing2004. 34(1):58-64, January 2004.

Are you prepared for another round of this dangerous respiratory infection? Find out what clinicians learned during the first SARS outbreak.




No restraints allowed: Legalities and realities

Williams, Marilyn P.

Nursing2004. 34(1):54, January 2004.

Five of your colleagues discuss the practicalities of minimizing restraint use during patient care. Do their views jibe with your experience?

No restraints allowed: Legalities and realities

Greenway, MaryAnn

Nursing2004. 34(1):54-55, January 2004.

Five of your colleagues discuss the practicalities of minimizing restraint use during patient care. Do their views jibe with your experience?

No restraints allowed: Legalities and realities

Perna, Susan

Nursing2004. 34(1):55, January 2004.

Five of your colleagues discuss the practicalities of minimizing restraint use during patient care. Do their views jibe with your experience?

No restraints allowed: Legalities and realities

Mion, Lorraine C.

Nursing2004. 34(1):55, January 2004.

Five of your colleagues discuss the practicalities of minimizing restraint use during patient care. Do their views jibe with your experience?

No restraints allowed: Legalities and realities

Capezuti, Elizabeth

Nursing2004. 34(1):55, January 2004.

Five of your colleagues discuss the practicalities of minimizing restraint use during patient care. Do their views jibe with your experience?



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