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August 2007 - Volume 37 - Issue 8
pp: 6-72,56cc1-56cc1,56hn1-56hn1

EDITOR'S NOTE


LETTER


upFRONT: ADVICE P.R.N.: NO NURSE PRACTICE ACT


upFRONT: ADVICE P.R.N.: NASOGASTRIC TUBES


upFRONT: ADVICE P.R.N.: GUAIAC TESTING


upFRONT: MEDICATION ERRORS: TRANSDERMAL DOSING


upFRONT: MEDICATION ERRORS: HIGH-ALERT DRUGS


upFront: I.V. ROUNDS


upFront: CHART SMART


upFront: COMBATING INFECTION


upFront: ETHICAL PROBLEMS: DRUG OVERDOSE


upFront: ETHICAL PROBLEMS: PRIVACY BREACH


upFront: ETHICAL PROBLEMS: ETHICS COMMITTEES


upFront: DOING IT BETTER: Putting research into practice


upFront: CLINICAL DO'S & DON'TS


upFront: DRUG NEWS: PEGINTERFERON


upFront: DRUG NEWS: WOUND CARE


upFront: DRUG NEWS: POST-ERCP PANCREATITIS


upFront: DRUG NEWS: SORAFENIB


upFront: MYTHS & FACTS


… & more: INFOBYTES: From the Internet to Informatics


… & more: SELF-TEST


… & more: CLINICAL QUERIES



Nursing2007 Pain management survey


Are you “in the know” about current pain control guidelines and standards? Test yourself by taking this short survey.

D'Arcy, Yvonne

Nursing. 37(8):13-14, August 2007.

How much do you know about current pain management standards and protocols? Take a moment to complete this survey; we'll report the results in a future issue.

CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: WORKING CONDITIONS


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: EMERGENCY PROTOCOLS


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: HYPERTENSION


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: OVARIAN CANCER


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: AVIAN FLU


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: I.V. SAFETY DEVICE


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: DIAGNOSTIC TOOL


CE 2.0 ANCC/AACN CONTACT HOURS


PROTECTING PATIENTS FROM HARM: Improving hospital care for surgical patients

Daniels, Susan M.

Nursing. 37(8):36-41, August 2007.

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is campaigning to prevent 5 million incidents of medical harm by December 2008. This article kicks off a new series highlighting the IHI's recommendations in five clinical areas. This month: What you can do to prevent surgical complications.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


PHOTO GUIDE


Assessing Skin Lesions: Learn to identify the different types and document their characteristics.

Pullen, Richard L. Jr.

Nursing. 37(8):44-45, August 2007.

Is it a macule or a papule? Reviewing these photos will help you accurately assess and document your patient's skin condition.

CE 3.5 ANCC/AACN CONTACT HOURS


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