Journal Logo

December 2007 - Volume 37 - Issue 12
pp: 6-72,56CC1-56CC3,56CC4-56CC4,56hn1-56hn4

LETTER


upFront: ETHICAL PROBLEMS: COMMUNICATION BREAKDOWN


upFront: ETHICAL PROBLEMS: EMPLOYEE RIGHTS


upFront: ETHICAL PROBLEMS: ADVANCE DIRECTIVES


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: PROGRAMMING I.V. INFUSION


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: POTASSIUM CHLORIDE MISHAP


upFront: CLINICAL DO'S & DON'TS


upFront: I. V. ROUNDS


upFront: DOING IT BETTER: Putting research into practice


upFront: CONTROLLING PAIN


upFront: WOUND & SKIN CARE


upFront: CLINICAL QUERIES


upFront: PATIENT SAFETY


upFront: HEALTH MATTERS: Promoting health and wellness


upFront: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: EMOTIONAL HEALING


upFront: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: BUILDING TRUST


upFront: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: PSYCHIATRIC CONSULT


upFront: DRUG NEWS: OTC PRODUCTS


Cold remedies for young kids under fire

Nursing. 37(12):30, December 2007.

OTC cold meds for kids under fire…oral drug for VTE prophylaxis…tetracycline derivative reduces stroke disability…inhaled insulin doesn't catch on with consumers

upFront: DRUG NEWS: TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT


Oral drug prevents VTE as well as injections

Nursing. 37(12):30, December 2007.

OTC cold meds for kids under fire…oral drug for VTE prophylaxis…tetracycline derivative reduces stroke disability…inhaled insulin doesn't catch on with consumers

upFront: DRUG NEWS: STROKE TREATMENT


Expanding the therapeutic window

Nursing. 37(12):30, December 2007.

OTC cold meds for kids under fire…oral drug for VTE prophylaxis…tetracycline derivative reduces stroke disability…inhaled insulin doesn't catch on with consumers

upFront: DRUG NEWS: INHALED INSULIN


Exubera flops in the marketplace

Nursing. 37(12):30, December 2007.

OTC cold meds for kids under fire…oral drug for VTE prophylaxis…tetracycline derivative reduces stroke disability…inhaled insulin doesn't catch on with consumers

… & more: SELF-TEST


… & more: LEGAL QUESTIONS: REFUSING TREATMENT


… & more: LEGAL QUESTIONS: VOLUNTEER DISASTER WORK


… & more: LEGAL QUESTIONS: SEXIST NURSING ROLES?


… & more: LEGAL QUESTIONS: PATIENT LOADS


… & more: LEGAL QUESTIONS: PART-TIME HOME CARE


… & more: HEALTHIER AGING: Caring for older adults


… & more: YOUR LIFE: COMPUTER SECURITY



Helping your patient combat lung cancer

Jeffries, Marian; Townsend, Rechelle; Horrigan, Emily

Nursing. 37(12):36-41, December 2007.

Often fatal, lung cancer is the most common cancer in the world. Learn about the risk factors, diagnostic and screening procedures, and the latest treatments that may be offered to your patient.

Speaking up for medical language interpreters

Smith, Linda S.

Nursing. 37(12):48-49, December 2007.

Protect patients with limited English proficiency by relying on medical interpreters. These professionals not only protect you legally, but they'll also protect the patient from language discrimination and improve his access to health care.

CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: STROKE AND TIA


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: DIABETES CARE


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: HAND HYGIENE


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CANCER CARE


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: LIFE EXPECTANCY


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: DIAGNOSTIC DEVICE


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: ASSESSMENT TOOLS


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PANDEMIC INFLUENZA


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: NURSE RETENTION


CE CONNECTION


Nursing 2007


Job satisfaction survey report

Clarke, Sean P.

Nursing. 37(12):43-47, December 2007.

Find out what nurses across the country value most about their work experiences—and what workplace problems are driving some nurses from the profession. How does your job stack up?

PROTECTING PATIENTS FROM HARM


Listen up, MRSA: The bug stops here

Yamamoto, Linda; Marten, Molly

Nursing. 37(12):51-55, December 2007.

Follow five basic guidelines to protect your patients from this increasingly common drug-resistant pathogen. This is the last in a series of articles highlighting practice initiatives promoted in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 5 Million Lives Campaign

Action STAT




Show: