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October 2006 - Volume 36 - Issue 10
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PREVENTING INFECTION


GASTRIC FEEDINGS


I.V. THERAPY



CONFUSING ORDER


DUPLICATE THERAPY


MEDICATION CABINETS





SUICIDAL PATIENT


PRIVATE-DUTY NURSE


ELECTRONIC CRASH





Promoting health and wellness




MOTHER'S GIFT


TERMINAL ILLNESS


HOME HOSPICE CARE



ANTIDEPRESSANTS AND TRIPTANS


COLORFUL PILL COATINGS


GLEEVEC



NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: MISCOMMUNICATION


Millions shut out by language barriers

Nursing2006. 36(10):33, October 2006.

Language barriers prevent many from receiving good health care… anesthesia may be safer earlier in the day…ID chips help locate surgical sponges…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: ANESTHESIA


Earlier in the day is better

Nursing2006. 36(10):33-34, October 2006.

Language barriers prevent many from receiving good health care… anesthesia may be safer earlier in the day…ID chips help locate surgical sponges…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PATIENT SAFETY


Drug errors are still too common

Nursing2006. 36(10):34, October 2006.

Language barriers prevent many from receiving good health care… anesthesia may be safer earlier in the day…ID chips help locate surgical sponges…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PEDIATRIC ASSESSMENT


Flu fools many clinicians

Nursing2006. 36(10):35, October 2006.

Language barriers prevent many from receiving good health care… anesthesia may be safer earlier in the day…ID chips help locate surgical sponges…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: QUALITY RANKINGS


Unsung hospitals give good care

Nursing2006. 36(10):35, October 2006.

Language barriers prevent many from receiving good health care… anesthesia may be safer earlier in the day…ID chips help locate surgical sponges…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


Controlling pain with Demerol

Nursing2006. 36(10):35, October 2006.

Language barriers prevent many from receiving good health care… anesthesia may be safer earlier in the day…ID chips help locate surgical sponges…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CARDIOVASCULAR CARE


Heart news roundup

Nursing2006. 36(10):35, October 2006.

Language barriers prevent many from receiving good health care… anesthesia may be safer earlier in the day…ID chips help locate surgical sponges…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: RADIOFREQUENCY TECHNOLOGY


Tracking down wayward sponge

Nursing2006. 36(10):35, October 2006.

Language barriers prevent many from receiving good health care… anesthesia may be safer earlier in the day…ID chips help locate surgical sponges…and more.


Keep venous thromboembolism at bay

BARTLEY, MARILYNN KYRITSIS

Nursing2006. 36(10):36-41, October 2006.

Assess and intervene to protect your patient from deep vein thrombosis and a potentially fatal pulmonary embolism.

Looking at liver cancer

PELLEGRINO, ANN

Nursing2006. 36(10):52-55, October 2006.

In this comprehensive review, you'll learn about the risks, diagnosis, and treatments for a leading cancer killer.

Managing the ups and downs of bipolar disorder

MURPHY, KATHRYN

Nursing2006. 36(10):58-63, October 2006.

Learn how to recognize signs and symptoms of this common mood disorder and help your patient get the help she needs to maintain an even keel.


Managing the ups and downs of bipolar disorder

Nursing2006. 36(10):64, October 2006.

Learn how to recognize signs and symptoms of this common mood disorder and help your patient get the help she needs to maintain an even keel.




Wearing personal protective gear

RUSHING, JILL

Nursing2006. 36(10):56-57, October 2006.

Follow this guide to putting on and removing garments and equipment that protect you from infectious microbes.



Putting research into practice







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