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September 2007 - Volume 37 - Issue 9
pp: 6-72,56hn1-56hn6,56hn8-56hn8

LETTER


upFRONT: MEDICATION ERRORS: NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKING AGENT


upFRONT: LEGAL QUESTIONS: COURT TESTIMONY


upFRONT: LEGAL QUESTIONS: ADMINISTERING MEDICATION


upFRONT: LEGAL QUESTIONS: NEEDLE-STICK INJURY


upFRONT: LEGAL QUESTIONS: CONFLICT OVER DNR


upFRONT: LEGAL QUESTIONS: SUPERVISING A CNA


upFRONT: LEGAL QUESTIONS: DANGEROUS DOCUMENTATION


upFRONT: I.V. ROUNDS


upFRONT: CONTROLLING PAIN


upFRONT: INFOBYTES: From the Internet to Informatics


upFRONT: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: ANTICIPATORY GRIEF


upFRONT: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: FACING BAD NEWS


upFRONT: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: TERMINAL SEDATION


upFRONT: ALTERNATIVES: Complementary and alternative therapies


upFRONT: DOING IT BETTER: Putting research into practice


upFRONT: WOUND & SKIN CARE


upFRONT: DRUG NEWS: PREGABALIN


upFRONT: DRUG NEWS: TISSUE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR


upFRONT: DRUG NEWS: STATINS AND FIBRATES


upFRONT: DRUG NEWS: ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE



Taking charge of seizure activity

Fagley, Mary Unruh

Nursing. 37(9):42-47, September 2007.

Uncertain how to help someone who's having a seizure or what to teach a patient who's newly diagnosed with a seizure disorder? Here you'll learn about these mysterious maladies, including how to help your patient manage his care.

CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: 2008 PATIENT SAFETY GOALS


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CHRONIC ILLNESS


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: MEDICATION ERRORS


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: STROKE SURVIVORS


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: MRSA INFECTION


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURGICAL RISKS


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: NURSING SHORTAGE


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: INFECTION CONTROL


PHOTO GUIDE


VAD


Choosing the right Vascular access device

Ludeman, Kathy RN

Nursing. 37(9):38-41, September 2007.

By inserting the intravenous catheter best suited for your patient at the start, you can help his course of therapy run smoothly. To make the right choice, consider the variables detailed here

PROTECTING PATIENTS FROM HARM


Reduce the risks of high-alert drugs

Cohen, Hedy

Nursing. 37(9):49-55, September 2007.

Adopt these guidelines to minimize the risk of errors involving opioids, insulin, anticoagulants, and other drugs that are especially dangerous if misused. This is the second in a series highlighting practice initiatives promoted in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 5 Million Lives Campaign.

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(9):57-58, September 2007.

Are you up-to-date on current pain management standards and protocols? Test yourself with this survey; we'll report the results in a future issue.

Action STAT



CE 2.0 ANCC/AACN CONTACT HOURS




CLINICAL DO'S & DON'TS


HEALTH MATTERS: Promoting health and wellness


SELF-TEST


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