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October 2007 - Volume 37 - Issue 10
pp: 6-72,56hn1-56hn2,56hn4-56hn6,56hn7-56hn8

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upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: INFECTION CONTROL


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: HEALTH INSURANCE


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: HIPAA REGULATIONS


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: INTRADERMAL ANESTHETIC


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: INHALED INSULIN


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: ORDER FOR AN OPIOID


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: CEFTRIAXONE WARNING


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: TRACHEOSTOMY WOES


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: WRONG ROUTE


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: UNAUTHORIZED ABBREVIATION


upFront: HEALTH MATTERS: Promoting health and wellness


upFront: CLINICAL DO'S & DON'TS


upFront: PATIENT SAFETY


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: DOCUMENTATION DURING CODE


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: DISCUSSING ACUPUNCTURE


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: FILING A GRIEVANCE


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: INADEQUATE TRAINING


upFront: EYE ON DIAGNOSTICS


upFront: CHART SMART


upFront: ALTERNATIVES: Complementary and alternative therapies


upFront: DRUG NEWS: TYPE 2 DIABETES


upFront: DRUG NEWS: STOPPING PRETERM LABOR


upFront: DRUG NEWS: TREATMENT FOR HIV


upFront: DRUG NEWS: ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE


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PROTECTING PATIENTS FROM HARM: Preventing pressure ulcers in hospital patients

Ayello, Elizabeth A.; Lyder, Courtney H.

Nursing. 37(10):36-40, October 2007.

Nurses and hospitals are feeling the pressure to prevent these painful and costly complications. Follow the six steps detailed here to keep your patient's skin intact. This is the third article in a series highlighting practice initiatives promoted in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 5 Million Lives Campaign.

Is your medical/surgical patient withdrawing from alcoho

Lussier-Cushing, Mary; Repper-DeLisi, Jennifer; Mitchell, Monique T.; More

Nursing. 37(10):50-55, October 2007.

Look beyond the stereotype: Any patient could be dependent on alcohol and develop alcohol withdrawal syndrome during hospitalization. Here's how to recognize a patient at risk and intervene to prevent dangerous complications.

CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PROPHYLACTIC TREATMENT


VTE more likely to strike on the street

Nursing. 37(10):33, October 2007.

Venous thromboembolism commonly strikes after discharge…nurses at high risk for occupational asthma…a taste for soft drinks linked to metabolic syndrome…and more.

CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD


Nurses get asthma on the job

Nursing. 37(10):33, October 2007.

Venous thromboembolism commonly strikes after discharge…nurses at high risk for occupational asthma…a taste for soft drinks linked to metabolic syndrome…and more.

CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: BRAIN IMPLANT


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: METABOLIC SYNDROME


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: HEALTH TECHNOLOGY


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SCREENING BLOOD


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SPEEDIER DISCHARGES


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: OLDER ADULTS


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