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April 2008 - Volume 38 - Issue 4
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Shedding the burden of depression & anxiety

Murphy, Kathryn

Nursing. 38(4):34-41, April 2008.

These common and debilitating psychiatric disorders can trouble patients you care for in any health care setting. Read this to make sure you're up-to-date on the latest treatments and nursing interventions.

Esophageal cancer—a tough pill to swallow

Edmondson, Donna; Schiech, Linda

Nursing. 38(4):44-50, April 2008.

Typically diagnosed at a late stage, this cancer is often fatal. Learn who's at risk and how to assess him, then prepare to help him face diagnosis and treatment.

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SHARING


First strike


Action STAT




upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: HAND HYGIENE


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: DRUG ADMINISTRATION


upFront: ETHICAL PROBLEM: POOR PROGNOSIS


upFront: ETHICAL PROBLEM: ABUSIVE BEHAVIOR


upFront: ETHICAL PROBLEM: PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS


upFront: DRUG NEWS: FDA ALERT


upFront: DRUG NEWS: MEDICATION ERRORS


upFront: DRUG NEWS: SALSALATE


upFront: DRUG NEWS: BOTULISM SYMPTOMS


upFront: INFOBYTES: From the Internet to Informatics


upFront: DRUG CHALLENGE


upFront: DEVICE SAFETY



HEALTH MATTER: Promoting health and wellness



NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SMOKING CESSATION


Nurses talk, patients listen

Nursing. 38(4):26, April 2008.

When nurses say “stop smoking,” patients listen…brain death criteria vary widely among facilities…survival rates from inhospital cardiac arrest dip at night and on weekends…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: INFECTION CONTROL


Hand gel or soap and water?

Nursing. 38(4):26-27, April 2008.

When nurses say “stop smoking,” patients listen…brain death criteria vary widely among facilities…survival rates from inhospital cardiac arrest dip at night and on weekends…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PROCEDURAL SEDATION


Experts support RN practice

Nursing. 38(4):27, April 2008.

When nurses say “stop smoking,” patients listen…brain death criteria vary widely among facilities…survival rates from inhospital cardiac arrest dip at night and on weekends…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


Are you aware of satisfaction ratings?

Nursing. 38(4):27, April 2008.

When nurses say “stop smoking,” patients listen…brain death criteria vary widely among facilities…survival rates from inhospital cardiac arrest dip at night and on weekends…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: INHOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST


Survival less likely on weekends, at night

Nursing. 38(4):27, April 2008.

When nurses say “stop smoking,” patients listen…brain death criteria vary widely among facilities…survival rates from inhospital cardiac arrest dip at night and on weekends…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: NEW ACOG GUIDELINES


Managing asthma during pregnancy

Nursing. 38(4):27-28, April 2008.

When nurses say “stop smoking,” patients listen…brain death criteria vary widely among facilities…survival rates from inhospital cardiac arrest dip at night and on weekends…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: VTE PROPHYLAXIS


Germany leads the way

Nursing. 38(4):28, April 2008.

When nurses say “stop smoking,” patients listen…brain death criteria vary widely among facilities…survival rates from inhospital cardiac arrest dip at night and on weekends…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: BRAIN DEATH


No consensus on criteria

Nursing. 38(4):28, April 2008.

When nurses say “stop smoking,” patients listen…brain death criteria vary widely among facilities…survival rates from inhospital cardiac arrest dip at night and on weekends…and more.

NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: FATIGUE


Are you at risk for drowsy driving?

Nursing. 38(4):28, April 2008.

When nurses say “stop smoking,” patients listen…brain death criteria vary widely among facilities…survival rates from inhospital cardiac arrest dip at night and on weekends…and more.





COMBATING INFECTION


WOUND & SKIN CARE


I.V. ROUNDS


CHART SMART


HEALTHIER AGING: Caring for older adults


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