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June 2008 - Volume 38 - Issue 6
pp: 6-72,56hn1-56hn6

GUEST EDITORIAL


LETTER


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: VENIPUNCTURE


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


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: ACLS PROTOCOL


upFront: NEW: TIME OUT: Stories from Chicken Soup for the Nurse's Soul


upFront: DRUG NEWS: SKIN GRAFTS


upFront: DRUG NEWS: SCHIZOPHRENIA


upFront: DRUG NEWS: OSTEOPOROSIS TREATMENT


upFront: DOING IT BETTER


upFront: COMBATING INFECTION


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: RESIGNING, OR ABANDONING?


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: NOT MAGNET-READY


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: OFF-SITE SUPERVISOR


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: MEDICAL MALPRACTICE


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: HIGH-ALERT STICKER


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: INSULIN PEN


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: MEDICATION ERRORS: MEDICATION RECONCILIATION


…& more: WOUND & SKIN CARE


…& more: HEALTHIER AGING: Caring for older adults


…& more: PATIENT SAFETY


…& more: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: Twins' death


…& more: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: No visitors, please


…& more: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: Life lessons



FEVER AND HYPERTHERMIA: LEARN TO BEAT THE HEAT

Beard, Robin M.; Day, Michael W.

Nursing. 38(6):28-31, June 2008.

Is it a fever or hyperthermia? Learn to differentiate the two so you can act quickly and appropriately to cool off the crisis.

Caring for a patient with METASTATIC PROSTATE CANCER

Held-Warmkessel, Jeanne

Nursing. 38(6):52-56, June 2008.

A patient with metastatic prostate cancer has many treatment options. Here's what to teach him and how to support him throughout therapy.

Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: NURSING SHORTAGE


Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: DELAYS IN EDS


Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS


Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: NEW AHA GUIDELINE


Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


Giving discharge instructions about heart failure

Nursing. 38(6):26, June 2008.

Baby boomers heading for the door…AHA approves hands-only CPR for bystanders…unique error detection tool uncovers more pediatric adverse events…and more.

Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: ADVERSE DRUG EVENTS


Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: MECHANICAL VENTILATION


Clinical Round: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: LUNG FUNCTION


PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


2.0 ANCC/AACN CONTACT HOURS


Targeting therapy with Central Venous Access Devices

Hadaway, Lynn C.

Nursing. 38(6):34-40, June 2008.

Take aim at assessing and managing these common devices to ensure successful therapy and protect your patient from dangerous complications.

3.0 ANCC/AACN CONTACT HOURS


Nursing2008 Pain management survey report

D'Arcy, Yvonne

Nursing. 38(6):42-49, June 2008.

Find out how nearly 3,000 nurses across the nation responded to our survey, then use this information to sharpen your own pain management skills.

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