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November 2006 - Volume 36 - Issue 11
pp: 6-80,64CC1-64CC2,64CC4-64CC4,64hn1-64hn4



ENTERAL FEEDINGS


COMMUNICATION



PROBLEMS WITH PROMETHAZINE


MEDICATION RECONCILIATION


ACUTE PHOSPHATE NEPHROPATHY









COMMUNICATION


WITHHOLDING NUTRITION


GRANDPA'S GIRLS



ALPHA-BLOCKERS


RADIOCONTRAST AGENTS


CONTRACEPTIVES


HYPERLIPIDEMIA



NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CARDIAC ARREST


Three-point test predicts CPR futility

Nursing2006. 36(11):33, November 2006.

New criteria for predicting CPR futility…tips and protocols for breaking bad news to patients…helping patients overcome “needle phobia”…and more. 43 Keeping warfarin

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PATIENT INTERACTIONS


Getting good at delivering bad news

Nursing2006. 36(11):33-34, November 2006.

New criteria for predicting CPR futility…tips and protocols for breaking bad news to patients…helping patients overcome “needle phobia”…and more. 43 Keeping warfarin

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: HEART FAILURE


Nurse-led care improves outcomes

Nursing2006. 36(11):34, November 2006.

New criteria for predicting CPR futility…tips and protocols for breaking bad news to patients…helping patients overcome “needle phobia”…and more. 43 Keeping warfarin

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PATIENT TEACHING


Health instructions: Too confusing?

Nursing2006. 36(11):34, November 2006.

New criteria for predicting CPR futility…tips and protocols for breaking bad news to patients…helping patients overcome “needle phobia”…and more. 43 Keeping warfarin

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


Hair removal gets a hearing

Nursing2006. 36(11):34, November 2006.

New criteria for predicting CPR futility…tips and protocols for breaking bad news to patients…helping patients overcome “needle phobia”…and more. 43 Keeping warfarin

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SMOKING CESSATION


Helping patients kick the habit

Nursing2006. 36(11):34-35, November 2006.

New criteria for predicting CPR futility…tips and protocols for breaking bad news to patients…helping patients overcome “needle phobia”…and more. 43 Keeping warfarin

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: E.D. CARE


More MRSA skin infections

Nursing2006. 36(11):35, November 2006.

New criteria for predicting CPR futility…tips and protocols for breaking bad news to patients…helping patients overcome “needle phobia”…and more. 43 Keeping warfarin

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS


Does sleep ward off strokes?

Nursing2006. 36(11):35, November 2006.

New criteria for predicting CPR futility…tips and protocols for breaking bad news to patients…helping patients overcome “needle phobia”…and more. 43 Keeping warfarin

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: NEEDLE PHOBIA


Put on a happy face

Nursing2006. 36(11):35, November 2006.

New criteria for predicting CPR futility…tips and protocols for breaking bad news to patients…helping patients overcome “needle phobia”…and more. 43 Keeping warfarin


Understanding the 12-lead ECG part I

Goldich, Guy

Nursing2006. 36(11):36-41, November 2006.

Read this article to reinforce your knowledge of normal ECGs. In next month's installment, we'll tackle ECG abnormalities.

Keeping warfarin therapy in balance

Turner, Linette

Nursing2006. 36(11):43-44, November 2006.

Make sure your patient's anticoagulant therapy is both effective and safe by following these guidelines.

Before you give that vaccination…

GILLON, HOLLY J.; ARMSTRONG, BRENDA G.; FIESE, MARTHA ANN

Nursing2006. 36(11):54-57, November 2006.

Don't ask your patient to roll up her sleeve until you've read this comprehensive report.

Managing symptoms for a “good death”

KOUCH, MARYLOU

Nursing2006. 36(11):58-63, November 2006.

Learn how to anticipate common end-of-life complications and what to do to keep your patient comfortable.





View from the cockpit: What the AIRLINE INDUSTRY can teach us about PATIENT SAFETY

DOUCETTE, JEFFREY N.

Nursing2006. 36(11):50-53, November 2006.

Unlike the health care industry, commercial airlines have an enviable safety record—which is why health care facilities are now adapting airline industry best practices to create safer environments for patients. Is your hospital on board?






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