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March 2004 - Volume 34 - Issue 3
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Outdated image?

WARNER, EILEEN

Nursing2004. 34(3):10, March 2004.

Outdated nursing stereotype? … downside to mandatory staffing ratios … a “good” death … seclusion rooms and other restraints … medication safety for children … burned out? challenge yourself

Outdated image?

MAGNOTTA, BARB

Nursing2004. 34(3):10, March 2004.

Outdated nursing stereotype? … downside to mandatory staffing ratios … a “good” death … seclusion rooms and other restraints … medication safety for children … burned out? challenge yourself

Downside to mandatory staff ratios

NAME WITHHELD BY REQUEST

Nursing2004. 34(3):10, March 2004.

Outdated nursing stereotype? … downside to mandatory staffing ratios … a “good” death … seclusion rooms and other restraints … medication safety for children … burned out? challenge yourself

A good death

WHEELER, CAROLE

Nursing2004. 34(3):10-12, March 2004.

Outdated nursing stereotype? … downside to mandatory staffing ratios … a “good” death … seclusion rooms and other restraints … medication safety for children … burned out? challenge yourself

A good death

COTNEY, DEANNA

Nursing2004. 34(3):12, March 2004.

Outdated nursing stereotype? … downside to mandatory staffing ratios … a “good” death … seclusion rooms and other restraints … medication safety for children … burned out? challenge yourself

Seclusion rooms and other restraints

WINKELS, BEVERLY

Nursing2004. 34(3):12, March 2004.

Outdated nursing stereotype? … downside to mandatory staffing ratios … a “good” death … seclusion rooms and other restraints … medication safety for children … burned out? challenge yourself

Medication safety for kids

LINK, NORMA

Nursing2004. 34(3):12, March 2004.

Outdated nursing stereotype? … downside to mandatory staffing ratios … a “good” death … seclusion rooms and other restraints … medication safety for children … burned out? challenge yourself

Burned out? Challenge yourself

ESTEVEZ, NORMA

Nursing2004. 34(3):12, March 2004.

Outdated nursing stereotype? … downside to mandatory staffing ratios … a “good” death … seclusion rooms and other restraints … medication safety for children … burned out? challenge yourself


INDUCED LABOR


LEGAL LIABILITY




NEW



NITROGLYCERIN DOSING


A measure of caution needed

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2004. 34(3):20, March 2004.

Topical nitroglycerin doses … brand recognition—what's in a name? … abbreviation mix-up … antineoplastic confused with an antibiotic … illegible order … safe drug storage

BRAND RECOGNITION


What's in a name?

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2004. 34(3):20, March 2004.

Topical nitroglycerin doses … brand recognition—what's in a name? … abbreviation mix-up … antineoplastic confused with an antibiotic … illegible order … safe drug storage

ABBREVIATION MIX-UP


Give me an “s” …

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2004. 34(3):20-21, March 2004.

Topical nitroglycerin doses … brand recognition—what's in a name? … abbreviation mix-up … antineoplastic confused with an antibiotic … illegible order … safe drug storage

NAME CONFUSION


Antineoplastic isn't antibiotic

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2004. 34(3):21, March 2004.

Topical nitroglycerin doses … brand recognition—what's in a name? … abbreviation mix-up … antineoplastic confused with an antibiotic … illegible order … safe drug storage

ILLEGIBLE ORDER


Writing a wrong

COHEN, MICHAEL R.

Nursing2004. 34(3):21, March 2004.

Topical nitroglycerin doses … brand recognition—what's in a name? … abbreviation mix-up … antineoplastic confused with an antibiotic … illegible order … safe drug storage





ASYSTOLE


Study could transform out-of-hospital treatment

Nursing2004. 34(3):30, March 2004.

Vasopressin better than epinephrine for some forms of cardiac arrest … two treatments for enlarged prostate glands … beta-blockers, heart failure, and diabetes … morning-after pill nears FDA approval

PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA


One-two punch eases symptoms

Nursing2004. 34(3):30, March 2004.

Vasopressin better than epinephrine for some forms of cardiac arrest … two treatments for enlarged prostate glands … beta-blockers, heart failure, and diabetes … morning-after pill nears FDA approval

HEART FAILURE


Beta-blockers benefit those with diabetes

Nursing2004. 34(3):30, March 2004.

Vasopressin better than epinephrine for some forms of cardiac arrest … two treatments for enlarged prostate glands … beta-blockers, heart failure, and diabetes … morning-after pill nears FDA approval

MORNING-AFTER PILL


Easy access recommended

Nursing2004. 34(3):30, March 2004.

Vasopressin better than epinephrine for some forms of cardiac arrest … two treatments for enlarged prostate glands … beta-blockers, heart failure, and diabetes … morning-after pill nears FDA approval




News, updates, research: FOOT ULCERS


Simple test identifies stubborn wounds

Nursing2004. 34(3):33, March 2004.

Assessment tool for hard-to-heal foot ulcers … PET/CT beats MRI for staging tumors … glucose monitoring urged for all hospitalized patients … virtual colonoscopy matches the real thing … New York considers requiring BSN degrees for RNs … sea snails deliver pain relief … many breast cancer patients don't get optimum chemotherapy … child abuse or osteoporosis?

News, updates, research: CANCER


PET/CT beats MRI for tumor staging

Nursing2004. 34(3):33, March 2004.

Assessment tool for hard-to-heal foot ulcers … PET/CT beats MRI for staging tumors … glucose monitoring urged for all hospitalized patients … virtual colonoscopy matches the real thing … New York considers requiring BSN degrees for RNs … sea snails deliver pain relief … many breast cancer patients don't get optimum chemotherapy … child abuse or osteoporosis?

News, updates, research: CHEMOTHERAPY


Many patients shortchanged

Nursing2004. 34(3):34, March 2004.

Assessment tool for hard-to-heal foot ulcers … PET/CT beats MRI for staging tumors … glucose monitoring urged for all hospitalized patients … virtual colonoscopy matches the real thing … New York considers requiring BSN degrees for RNs … sea snails deliver pain relief … many breast cancer patients don't get optimum chemotherapy … child abuse or osteoporosis?

News, updates, research: PAIN RELIEF


Sea snails to the rescue

Nursing2004. 34(3):34, March 2004.

Assessment tool for hard-to-heal foot ulcers … PET/CT beats MRI for staging tumors … glucose monitoring urged for all hospitalized patients … virtual colonoscopy matches the real thing … New York considers requiring BSN degrees for RNs … sea snails deliver pain relief … many breast cancer patients don't get optimum chemotherapy … child abuse or osteoporosis?

News, updates, research: BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVELS


Tight control urged for all patients

Nursing2004. 34(3):34-35, March 2004.

Assessment tool for hard-to-heal foot ulcers … PET/CT beats MRI for staging tumors … glucose monitoring urged for all hospitalized patients … virtual colonoscopy matches the real thing … New York considers requiring BSN degrees for RNs … sea snails deliver pain relief … many breast cancer patients don't get optimum chemotherapy … child abuse or osteoporosis?

News, updates, research: COLON CANCER


Virtual colonoscopy nearly ready for widespread use

Nursing2004. 34(3):35, March 2004.

Assessment tool for hard-to-heal foot ulcers … PET/CT beats MRI for staging tumors … glucose monitoring urged for all hospitalized patients … virtual colonoscopy matches the real thing … New York considers requiring BSN degrees for RNs … sea snails deliver pain relief … many breast cancer patients don't get optimum chemotherapy … child abuse or osteoporosis?

News, updates, research: RN EDUCATION


New York may require a BSN

Nursing2004. 34(3):35, March 2004.

Assessment tool for hard-to-heal foot ulcers … PET/CT beats MRI for staging tumors … glucose monitoring urged for all hospitalized patients … virtual colonoscopy matches the real thing … New York considers requiring BSN degrees for RNs … sea snails deliver pain relief … many breast cancer patients don't get optimum chemotherapy … child abuse or osteoporosis?

News, updates, research: PEDIATRICS


Abuse or osteoporosis?

Nursing2004. 34(3):35, March 2004.

Assessment tool for hard-to-heal foot ulcers … PET/CT beats MRI for staging tumors … glucose monitoring urged for all hospitalized patients … virtual colonoscopy matches the real thing … New York considers requiring BSN degrees for RNs … sea snails deliver pain relief … many breast cancer patients don't get optimum chemotherapy … child abuse or osteoporosis?


Diabetes update, part 1: Managing diabetes with “Agent Oral”

FUNNELL, MARTHA MITCHELL; BARLAGE, DIANA L.

Nursing2004. 34(3):36-40, March 2004.

Want to investigate the array of oral medications available to treat Type 2 diabetes? Sort out the options with these guidelines.


Contest winner



RN education: A matter of degrees

Long, Kathleen Ann

Nursing2004. 34(3):48-49, March 2004.

New research led by Linda H. Aiken, RN, PhD, has reignited the debate about RN education. Here we present opposing viewpoints from two nurse-educators, plus comment by Dr. Aiken.

RN education: A matter of degrees

Bernier, Sharon

Nursing2004. 34(3):50-51, March 2004.

New research led by Linda H. Aiken, RN, PhD, has reignited the debate about RN education. Here we present opposing viewpoints from two nurse-educators, plus comment by Dr. Aiken.

RN education: A matter of degrees

Aiken, Linda H.

Nursing2004. 34(3):50-51, March 2004.

New research led by Linda H. Aiken, RN, PhD, has reignited the debate about RN education. Here we present opposing viewpoints from two nurse-educators, plus comment by Dr. Aiken.



NEONATAL DEATH


GRIEVING


METASTATIC CANCER




CONSUMER FRAUD


TAX HELP






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