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May 2007 - Volume 37 - Issue 5
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EDITOR'S NOTE


LETTER


Speaking up for a safe patient-handling bill

DAVIS, KRISTINE W.

Nursing. 37(5):8, May 2007.

Support a national safe-lifting bill … drug error or crime? … postpolio syndrome … ad raises choking risk … nurse/physician relationships

Error or crime?

HOWLAND, WENDIE A.

Nursing. 37(5):8, May 2007.

Support a national safe-lifting bill … drug error or crime? … postpolio syndrome … ad raises choking risk … nurse/physician relationships

Polio postscript

LEVITAN, BONNIE E.

Nursing. 37(5):10, May 2007.

Support a national safe-lifting bill … drug error or crime? … postpolio syndrome … ad raises choking risk … nurse/physician relationships

ADVICE, P.R.N.: UNHAPPY CLIENT


ADVICE, P.R.N.: TUBERCULIN SKIN TEST


ADVICE, P.R.N.: EXPIRED MEDICATIONS


MEDICATION ERRORS: DETECTING MIX-UPS


MEDICATION ERRORS: TOPICAL THROMBIN


MEDICATION ERRORS: 10 TIPS ON SAFE OPIOID ADMINISTRATION


How to reach us


CLINICAL DO'S & DON'TS


COMBATING INFECTION


DOING IT BETTER: Putting research into practice


WOUND & SKIN CARE


INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: PARENT'S DEATH


INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: COMMUNICATION


INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: TERMINAL ILLNESS


DRUG NEWS: VANCOMYCIN


Antibiotic linked to serious bleeding

Nursing. 37(5):30, May 2007.

Vancomycin linked to serious bleeding … ibuprofen works best for kids … treating chronic cough with morphine … herpes drug slows HIV transmission … Humira approved for Crohn's disease

DRUG NEWS: ANTITUSSIVE TREATMENT


Slow-release morphine eases chronic cough

Nursing. 37(5):30, May 2007.

Vancomycin linked to serious bleeding … ibuprofen works best for kids … treating chronic cough with morphine … herpes drug slows HIV transmission … Humira approved for Crohn's disease

DRUG NEWS: MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURIES


Ibuprofen offers best pain relief for kids

Nursing. 37(5):30, May 2007.

Vancomycin linked to serious bleeding … ibuprofen works best for kids … treating chronic cough with morphine … herpes drug slows HIV transmission … Humira approved for Crohn's disease

DRUG NEWS: HIV INFECTION


Herpes drug does double duty

Nursing. 37(5):30-31, May 2007.

Vancomycin linked to serious bleeding … ibuprofen works best for kids … treating chronic cough with morphine … herpes drug slows HIV transmission … Humira approved for Crohn's disease

DRUG NEWS: CROHN'S DISEASE


New indication for Humira

Nursing. 37(5):31, May 2007.

Vancomycin linked to serious bleeding … ibuprofen works best for kids … treating chronic cough with morphine … herpes drug slows HIV transmission … Humira approved for Crohn's disease

HEALTH MATTERS: Promoting health and wellness


COURT CASE


DRUG CHALLENGE


ACTION STAT



CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PERIOPERATIVE ERRORS


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: POOR COMMUNICATION


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: DNA TECHNOLOGY


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: DEVICE INTERFERENCE


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


Administering prophylactic antibiotics before surgery

Nursing. 37(5):34, May 2007.

Fragmented care linked to perioperative errors … cell phones don't interfere with medical devices … family support helps prepare kids for surgery … and more.

CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SCREENING TEST


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: ADVERSE EVENTS


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: INFECTION CONTROL


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PREPARING FOR SURGERY


CE 2.5 ANCC/AACN CONTACT HOURS


Keeping your patient hemo dynamically stable

MILLER, JULIE

Nursing. 37(5):36-41, May 2007.

Once treated only in the ICU, patients receiving powerful vasoactive drugs may now be transferred to your medical/surgical unit. Make sure you're ready to care for a patient being treated with a high-alert drug by following this guide.

NURSES WEEK TRIBUTE


ISSUES IN NURSING


Should families be present during resuscitation?

LASKOWSKI-JONES, LINDA

Nursing. 37(5):44-47, May 2007.

Consider the pros and cons of allowing a family member to be present during resuscitation efforts, then tell us what you think.

PHOTO GUIDE


PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES



CURRENTS



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