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September 2005 - Volume 35 - Issue 9
pp: 6-88,32hn1-32hn6,32CC1-32CC6,32CC7-32CC7,32CC8-32C


Patient-safety survey

MANNO, MARTIN; HOGAN, PATRICIA; HEBERLEIN, VALERIE; More

Nursing2005. 35(9):7-8, September 2005.

Does your facility foster a culture of patient safety? Take a few minutes to complete this survey; we'll report the results in an upcoming issue.



TRAINING VOLUNTEERS


CONFIDENTIALITY




NEW INSULIN ADJUNCT


UNUSUAL DRUG APPEARANCE



Caring for older adults






VINCRISTINE


NEVIRAPINE


TYPE 2 DIABETES


INFLUENZA VACCINE





NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: DEFIBRILLATION


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: DRUNK DRIVING


Counseling in ED pays off

Nursing2005. 35(9):33-34, September 2005.

Hospital visitors kept waiting for defibrillation…brief substance abuse interventions pay off…new scoring system predicts stroke risk…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: DOCUMENTATION


Take note of language needs

Nursing2005. 35(9):34, September 2005.

Hospital visitors kept waiting for defibrillation…brief substance abuse interventions pay off…new scoring system predicts stroke risk…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: MEDICAL EQUIPMENT


Devices expose newborns to toxins

Nursing2005. 35(9):34, September 2005.

Hospital visitors kept waiting for defibrillation…brief substance abuse interventions pay off…new scoring system predicts stroke risk…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: BETTER HEALTH HABITS


E-mail spam sends a message

Nursing2005. 35(9):34, September 2005.

Hospital visitors kept waiting for defibrillation…brief substance abuse interventions pay off…new scoring system predicts stroke risk…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


Do you use “U” to document units of medication?

Nursing2005. 35(9):34, September 2005.

Hospital visitors kept waiting for defibrillation…brief substance abuse interventions pay off…new scoring system predicts stroke risk…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: HOSPITALIZATION


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: ASSESSING TIAs


Predicting stroke risk: Easy as ABCD?

Nursing2005. 35(9):35, September 2005.

Hospital visitors kept waiting for defibrillation…brief substance abuse interventions pay off…new scoring system predicts stroke risk…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURGICAL ASSISTANT



Managing traumatic brain injury

ZINK, ELIZABETH K.; McQUILLAN, KAREN

Nursing2005. 35(9):36-43, September 2005.

Prompt and appropriate interventions help protect your patient from secondary brain damage in the first days after injury. Follow the latest care guidelines discussed here.

STRIKING BACK AT HEPARIN-INDUCED THROMBOCYTOPENIA

FRANCIS, JOHN L.; DREXLER, ALANE J.

Nursing2005. 35(9):48-51, September 2005.

Learn to recognize the earliest signs of this devastating disorder so you can intervene promptly if trouble hits.


Managing traumatic brain injury

Nursing2005. 35(9):44, September 2005.

Prompt and appropriate interventions help protect your patient from secondary brain damage in the first days after injury. Follow the latest care guidelines discussed here.






INFANT FOOTPRINTS


VALIDATING FEELINGS


IMPENDING DEATH


DENIAL



Promoting health and wellness






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