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October 2005 - Volume 35 - Issue 10
pp: 6-88,32hn1-32hn4,32cc1-32cc4



VITAMIN K1 EFFECTS


NIMODIPINE VIA NG TUBE


ALTEPLASE SOLUTION


PHENYTOIN AND HEPARIN RESEMBLANCE



ARTIFICIAL VENTILATION


HAND HYGIENE


DOCUMENTATION





HOME HOSPICE CARE


DEATHBED VIGIL


TERMINAL ILLNESS




Complementary and alternative therapies





Caring for older adults



SEVERE FOOD ALLERGIES


BROAD-SPECTRUM ANTIBIOTIC


PERIOPERATIVE CARE


LOCAL ANALGESIA


ACCUTANE AND BIRTH DEFECTS





NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: QUALITY OF CARE


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: STAFFING LEVELS


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: DIABETES


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: HAND HYGIENE


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


Do you routinely check I.V. lines for blood return?

Nursing2005. 35(10):34, October 2005.

Is hospital care getting better?…more nurses, fewer work-related injuries…hand hygiene education program gets a thumbs-up…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: HOSPITAL SECURITY


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SECOND OPINIONS


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PREVENTING PE AND DVT


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PREVENTING INFECTIONS



Stepping up care for diabetic foot ulcers

SIEGGREEN, MARY Y.

Nursing2005. 35(10):36-41, October 2005.

Learn to assess and manage this dangerous complication correctly so you can help your patient avoid amputation.

Practical solutions for safe patient handling

BLOCKS, MARJORIE

Nursing2005. 35(10):44-45, October 2005.

Don't hurt yourself. Avoid injuries from the repetitive stress of moving patients by using the helpful equipment featured here.

Hold the phone: Are you liable for telephone advice?

AUSTIN, SALLY

Nursing2005. 35(10):54-55, October 2005.

Answering even a simple question from a former patient could land you in hot water. Before you pick up the phone, take this lawyer's advice.

Spread the word about breast cancer

DELL, DEENA DAMSKY

Nursing2005. 35(10):56-63, October 2005.

Death rates from breast cancer are declining. Contribute to the positive trend by teaching your patients about the latest screening recommendations and treatment advances detailed here.


Spread the word about breast cancer

Nursing2005. 35(10):64, October 2005.

Death rates from breast cancer are declining. Contribute to the positive trend by teaching your patients about the latest screening recommendations and treatment advances detailed here.


Foot care for patients with diabetes

FICORELLI, CARMEL T.; EDELMAN, MARYANN

Nursing2005. 35(10):43, October 2005.

After you teach your patient how to protect his feet from diabetic foot ulcers, give him this guide to take home.


Salary survey

MEE, CHERYL L.

Nursing2005. 35(10):46-50, October 2005.

Do you get what you deserve on payday? Read our sixth annual salary survey and compare your salary with that of colleagues around the country.



HOW TO PROVIDE TRANSCUTANEOUS PACING

CRAIG, KAREN

Nursing2005. 35(10):52-53, October 2005.

Temporary noninvasive pacing buys your patient time until normal cardiac conduction is restored or he gets a transvenous pacemaker. Here's how to set the pace.


SACRAMENTAL PEYOTE


REFUSING TREATMENT



Promoting health and wellness



Putting research into practice





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