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May 2008 - Volume 38 - Issue 5
pp: 6-72,56cc1-56cc3,56hn1-56hn2,56hn3-56hn3

GUEST EDITORIAL


LETTER


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: TELEPHONE TRIAGE


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: URINARY CATHETERS


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: SUCTIONING


upFront: CLINICAL DO'S & DON'TS


upFront: DOING IT BETTER


upFront: CLINICAL QUERIES


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: TOPICAL BENZOCAINE


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: UNLABELED SYRINGE


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: REPORTED ADVERSE EVENTS ON THE RISE


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: STORING MEDICAL RECORDS


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: GOOD SAMARITAN LAWS


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: CHILD ABUSE


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: DEFINING NEGLIGENCE


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: SURROGATE DECISION MAKERS


upFront: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: PATIENT ADVOCACY


upFront: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: ADVANCE DIRECTIVES


upFront: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS


upFront: MYTH & FACTS


…& more: WOUND & SKIN CARE


…& more: CONTROLLING PAIN


…& more: DRUG NEWS


DRUG NEWS

Nursing. 38(5):59, May 2008.

Drug price affects patients' perceptions…cancer drug fights MS…three flu strains for 2009 vaccine…asthma inhaler approved for kids…Chantix linked to psychiatric problems

…& more: I.V. ROUNDS


…& more: INFOBYTES: From the Internet to Informatics


…& more: HEALTH MATTERS: Promoting health and wellness



Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE


Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVELS


Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: STROKE PREVENTION


Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: ACUTE RENAL FAILURE


Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: NURSING EDUCATION TRENDS


Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CANCER SCREENING


Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: END-OF-LIFE CARE


Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: TRAUMA CARE


PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


2.0 ANCC/AACN CONTACT HOURS


How to recognize and respond to refeeding syndrome

Yantis, Mary Ann; Velander, Robyn

Nursing. 38(5):34-39, May 2008.

Although usually associated with parenteral nutrition, refeeding syndrome can threaten any seriously malnourished patient who's receiving aggressive nutritional support—even by mouth. Here you'll learn how to protect him from potentially lethal fluid and electrolyte shifts associated with refeeding.

EXTREME HEART MAKEOVER: Understanding mechanical circulatory support

Christensen, Dawn M.

Nursing. 38(5):48-53, May 2008.

Get pumped to learn about new devices that are extending the lives of many patients with heart failure. Sooner or later, you're likely to encounter a patient who has one, no matter where you work.

NURSES WEEK TRIBUTE


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