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January 2006 - Volume 36 - Issue 1
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END-STAGE COPD


RETURNING TO MED/SURG


PONDERING MORTALITY



MONITORING ABNORMALITIES


POINT-OF-CARE GLUCOSE TESTING


NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKERS




Promoting health and wellness







FAMILY PRESENCE


COST CUTTING


INFORMED CONSENT



From the Internet to Informatics




VACCINES


ANTIEMETIC


ANTIBIOTICS


BIRTH-CONTROL PATCH




NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PREVENTING SIDS


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PREVENTING SIDS: GENETIC DISORDER


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PULMONARY DISEASE


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: EMERGENCY CARE


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: TRAUMA CENTERS


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: HOSPITAL STAFFING


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CPR TRAINING


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PEDIATRICS



How a rapid response team saves lives


Learn why bedside nurses are embracing this lifesaving innovation.

SCHOLLE, CAROL C.; MININNI, NICOLETTE C.

Nursing2006. 36(1):36-40, January 2006.

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is campaigning to prevent 100,000 avoidable deaths this year. This article, the first in a series outlining the IHI's practical recommendations, will show you why rapid response teams are a cornerstone of the campaign.


First aid for burns

LASKOWSKI-JONES, LINDA

Nursing2006. 36(1):41-43, January 2006.

If you're first on the scene, do you know how to respond—and what not to do? Apply these guidelines to support a patient who's been burned and prevent further injury.


Learning the essentials of epidural anesthesia

SCHWARTZ, ALLAN J.

Nursing2006. 36(1):44-49, January 2006.

Update your skills so you can meet your patient-care responsibilities before and after catheter insertion.


A tale of two patients

JOHANSON, LINDA S.

Nursing2006. 36(1):54-55, January 2006.

I didn't go into nursing to “help people.” But early in my career, two very different patients changed my attitude.


“Ladies & gentlemen of the jury, I present ... the nursing documentation”

AUSTIN, SALLY

Nursing2006. 36(1):56-63, January 2006.

Good charting is good nursing—and it can also protect you if you ever wind up in court. Take this nurse-attorney's advice to avoid potentially costly documentation pitfalls.

“Ladies & gentlemen of the jury, I present ... the nursing documentation”

Nursing2006. 36(1):63-64, January 2006.

Good charting is good nursing—and it can also protect you if you ever wind up in court. Take this nurse-attorney's advice to avoid potentially costly documentation pitfalls.


CURRENTS




Caring for older adults




DO'S & DON'TS



INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY


GOVERNMENT BOOKLET


COPING WITH NEW DIAGNOSES


SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER




Putting research into practice



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