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March 2006 - Volume 36 - Issue 3
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SUPERVISOR'S LIABILITY


NURSING FORUMS


“NONCOMPETE” CLAUSE


DUTY DURING PANDEMIC


MALPRACTICE INSURANCE



CHEMICAL BURNS


MULTIPLE MORPHINE SOLUTIONS


ORAL MEDICATION


DRUG NAME CONFUSION




Putting research into practice




PROFESSIONAL BURNOUT


ASSESSMENT


FUTILE TREATMENTS



Promoting health and wellness





NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: IMAGE OF NURSING


Media portrayals: Cheers and jeers

Nursing2006. 36(3):33, March 2006.

Nurse portrayals in the media: Cheers and jeers…improving safty during patient handoffs…concerns grow about drug-resistant C. difficile…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: NURSE POPULATION


How many RNs? Almost 3 million

Nursing2006. 36(3):34, March 2006.

Nurse portrayals in the media: Cheers and jeers…improving safty during patient handoffs…concerns grow about drug-resistant C. difficile…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: FACULTY SHORTAGE


Enrollment's up, teachers wanted

Nursing2006. 36(3):34, March 2006.

Nurse portrayals in the media: Cheers and jeers…improving safty during patient handoffs…concerns grow about drug-resistant C. difficile…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: BLOOD, ORGAN, AND TISSUE DONATION


West Nile virus screening test gets the go-ahead

Nursing2006. 36(3):34, March 2006.

Nurse portrayals in the media: Cheers and jeers…improving safty during patient handoffs…concerns grow about drug-resistant C. difficile…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


Planning to pursue another degree?

Nursing2006. 36(3):34, March 2006.

Nurse portrayals in the media: Cheers and jeers…improving safty during patient handoffs…concerns grow about drug-resistant C. difficile…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE


New worries about antibiotic resistance

Nursing2006. 36(3):34-35, March 2006.

Nurse portrayals in the media: Cheers and jeers…improving safty during patient handoffs…concerns grow about drug-resistant C. difficile…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: NEW GUIDELINES


Simple blood test detects TB

Nursing2006. 36(3):35, March 2006.

Nurse portrayals in the media: Cheers and jeers…improving safty during patient handoffs…concerns grow about drug-resistant C. difficile…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SAFETY GUIDELINES


JCAHO sets standards for patient handoffs

Nursing2006. 36(3):35, March 2006.

Nurse portrayals in the media: Cheers and jeers…improving safty during patient handoffs…concerns grow about drug-resistant C. difficile…and more.


Go with the flow of chest tube therapy

COUGHLIN, ARLENE M.; PARCHINSKY, CAROLYN

Nursing2006. 36(3):36-41, March 2006.

Learn the ins and outs of chest tubes inserted to drain fluid, release air, or administer therapy.

New respect for the humble endothelium

CHEEK, DENNIS J.; SMITH, HOLLIE McGEHEE; GOOD, JANET

Nursing2006. 36(3):44-47, March 2006.

As the Rodney Dangerfield of physiology, the endothelium has gotten no respect—until now. Learn how recent discoveries about it influence nursing care.

Violating professional boundaries

WRIGHT, LATONIA DENISE

Nursing2006. 36(3):52-54, March 2006.

Warning! Getting too close to a favorite patient may jeopardize your license. Avoid this professional pitfall by taking a nurse-attorney's advice.

Preventing adverse drug events

MANNO, MARTIN S.

Nursing2006. 36(3):56-61, March 2006.

Help build a culture of safety in your facility by following these research-based guidelines for minimizing errors and other adverse drug events.

BEST-PRACTICE INTERVENTIONS: How medication reconciliation saves lives

MANNO, MARTIN S.; HAYES, DENISE D.

Nursing2006. 36(3):63-64, March 2006.

Medication reconciliation isn't just a good idea—it's now the standard of care. Learn about it here, in the third article in our series based on the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's campaign to prevent 100,000 avoidable deaths.









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