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November 2007 - Volume 37 - Issue 11
pp: 6-72,56hn5-56hn5

LETTER


upFront: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: MORPHINE MYTHS


upFront: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: COMMUNICATION


upFront: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: PATIENT ADVOCACY


upFront: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: PALLIATIVE CARE


upFront: Medication Error: NITROGLYCERIN OVERDOSE


upFront: Medication Error: MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION


upFront: Medication Error: INSULIN VS. HEPARIN


upFront: CONTROLLING PAIN


upFront: DEVICE SAFETY


upFront: CLINICAL DO'S & DON'TS


upFront: I.V. ROUNDS


upFront: EYE ON DIAGNOSTICS


upFront: HEALTH MATTERS: Promoting health and wellness


upFront: ETHICAL PROBLEMS


How to reach us


upFront: DRUG CHALLENGE


upFront: CHART SMART


upFront: DRUG NEWS: OVARIAN CANCER


Cranberries juice up chemotherapy effects

Nursing. 37(11):30, November 2007.

Juice therapy for ovarian cancer…antipsychotic drug for kids…risky drug abbreviations…personalizing warfarin dosages…patient reports of problems ignored

upFront: DRUG NEWS: DRUG SAFETY


upFront: DRUG NEWS: PEDIATRICS


upFront: DRUG NEWS: GENETIC TESTING


upFront: DRUG NEWS: ADVERSE REACTIONS


Care providers disregard patient concerns

Nursing. 37(11):31, November 2007.

Juice therapy for ovarian cancer…antipsychotic drug for kids…risky drug abbreviations…personalizing warfarin dosages…patient reports of problems ignored

… & more: LEGAL QUESTIONS: SAFE CHARTING PRACTICE


… & more: LEGAL QUESTIONS: RESTRAINT USE


… & more: LEGAL QUESTIONS: DOCUMENTING COMPLAINTS


… & more: COMBATING INFECTION


… & more: SELF-TEST


… & more: CLINICAL QUERIES


… & more: YOUR LIFE: GETTING INVOLVED


… & more: YOUR LIFE: TEENS AND DRUG ABUSE


… & more: YOUR LIFE: EYE DISORDERS


… & more: YOUR LIFE: SKIN DAMAGE



Getting ahead of acute meningitis & encephalitis

Matthews, Cristina; Miller, Laurie; Mott, Mary

Nursing. 37(11):36-39, November 2007.

Learn to distinguish these potentially fatal infections, respond accordingly, and head off permanent complications.

PROTECTING PATIENTS FROM HARM: Taking aim at heart failure

Chojnowski, Donna

Nursing. 37(11):50-55, November 2007.

Using best practices for your patients with heart failure can help them remain active and avoid readmissions. This is the fourth in a series highlighting practice initiatives promoted in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 5 Million Lives Campaign.

CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: QUALITY OF CARE


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: ACC/AHA GUIDELINES


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PERITONITIS


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PEDIATRICS


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: BRAIN INJURY


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PREVENTIVE CARE


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PROSTHETIC JOINTS


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: HIPAA PROVISIONS


CE CONNECTION


PROTECTING PATIENTS FROM HARM: Taking aim at heart failure

Nursing. 37(11):55-56, November 2007.

Using best practices for your patients with heart failure can help them remain active and avoid readmissions. This is the fourth in a series highlighting practice initiatives promoted in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 5 Million Lives Campaign.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


SHARING


PHOTO GUIDE


A patient's arriving by helicopter

Marshall, William J.

Nursing. 37(11):46-49, November 2007.

Before you take off for the landing zone, make sure you know what you and your colleagues need to do to stay safe and protect the patient during transfer. Use these photos as a guide.

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