July 2008 - Volume 38 - Issue 7
pp: 6-72,56cc1-56cc2

GUEST EDITORIAL


LETTER


Nursing2008 Symposium: Conference for clinical excellence


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: WHISTLE-BLOWER FIRED


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: REPORTING MED ERRORS


upFront: DOING IT BETTER: Putting research into practice


upFront: EYE ON DIAGNOSTICS


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: UNLABELED CUBES SPELL TROUBLE


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: EPIDURAL OR I.V.?


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: RISKY PEN PALS


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: CONFUSING METHADONE LABEL


upFront: NEW: TIME OUT


upFront: CHART SMART


upFront: CLINICAL DO'S & DON'TS


upFront: CLINICAL QUERIES


… & more: ABOUT NURSING2008®


upFront: MOMENTS


upFront: DRUG NEWS: DRUG SHARING


upFront: DRUG NEWS: GERIATRICS


upFront: DRUG NEWS: TUBERCULOSIS


upFront: DRUG NEWS: URINARY INCONTINENCE


… & more: ADVICE P.R.N.: TUBERCULIN SKIN TESTING


… & more: ADVICE P.R.N.: CROSS-TRAINING NURSES


… & more: ADVICE P.R.N.: ADMINISTERING MEDICATION


… & more: CONTROLLING PAIN


… & more: MYTHS & FACTS


… & more: SELF-TEST


… & more: ETHICAL PROBLEMS: UNSERIOUS SURGEON


… & more: ETHICAL PROBLEMS: LIFE-AND-DEATH DECISIONS


… & more: ETHICAL PROBLEMS: QUESTIONING ORDERS


… & more: COMBATING INFECTION


… & more: DRUG CHALLENGE



Responding to 4 gastrointestinal complications in cancer patients

Held-Warmkessel, Jeanne; Schiech, Linda

Nursing2008. 38(7):32-38, July 2008.

If your patient is being treated for cancer, be prepared to assess for and manage a bowel obstruction, peritonitis, fistula, or intestinal perforation.

New drugs08, part 2

Hussar, Daniel A.

Nursing2008. 38(7):41-48, July 2008.

Here's what you need to know about eight new drugs, including new antineoplastic agents for resistant metastatic breast cancer, refractory chronic myeloid leukemia, and kidney cancer.

Third-spacing: When body fluid shifts

Holcomb, Susan Simmons

Nursing2008. 38(7):50-53, July 2008.

Review how to manage the ebb and flow of body fluids to protect your patient from pulmonary edema, reduced cardiac output, and other potentially lethal complications.

Clinical Rounds: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: RESUSCITATION EFFORTS


How do you feel about family presence?

Nursing2008. 38(7):25, July 2008.

How do you feel about family presence during resuscitation efforts?…ask four simple questions to assess for sleep apnea…new latex gloves may be safer…finally, comprehensive guidelines for pacemakers, and other cardiac devices…and more.

Clinical Rounds: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM


Clinical signs forecast fatal PE

Nursing2008. 38(7):25-26, July 2008.

How do you feel about family presence during resuscitation efforts?…ask four simple questions to assess for sleep apnea…new latex gloves may be safer…finally, comprehensive guidelines for pacemakers, and other cardiac devices…and more.

Clinical Rounds: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: HEART DISEASE


New guidelines for cardiac devices

Nursing2008. 38(7):26, July 2008.

How do you feel about family presence during resuscitation efforts?…ask four simple questions to assess for sleep apnea…new latex gloves may be safer…finally, comprehensive guidelines for pacemakers, and other cardiac devices…and more.

Clinical Rounds: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: TRANSFUSION


Blood substitutes raise the risks

Nursing2008. 38(7):26, July 2008.

How do you feel about family presence during resuscitation efforts?…ask four simple questions to assess for sleep apnea…new latex gloves may be safer…finally, comprehensive guidelines for pacemakers, and other cardiac devices…and more.

Clinical Rounds: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE


Screening doesn't endanger victims

Nursing2008. 38(7):26-27, July 2008.

How do you feel about family presence during resuscitation efforts?…ask four simple questions to assess for sleep apnea…new latex gloves may be safer…finally, comprehensive guidelines for pacemakers, and other cardiac devices…and more.

Clinical Rounds: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: INFECTION CONTROL


Test staff to rein in MRSA

Nursing2008. 38(7):27, July 2008.

How do you feel about family presence during resuscitation efforts?…ask four simple questions to assess for sleep apnea…new latex gloves may be safer…finally, comprehensive guidelines for pacemakers, and other cardiac devices…and more.

Clinical Rounds: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


Where are insulin infusions prepared?

Nursing2008. 38(7):26, July 2008.

How do you feel about family presence during resuscitation efforts?…ask four simple questions to assess for sleep apnea…new latex gloves may be safer…finally, comprehensive guidelines for pacemakers, and other cardiac devices…and more.

Clinical Rounds: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: HYPERSENSITIVITY REACTION


New latex gloves may be safer

Nursing2008. 38(7):26, July 2008.

How do you feel about family presence during resuscitation efforts?…ask four simple questions to assess for sleep apnea…new latex gloves may be safer…finally, comprehensive guidelines for pacemakers, and other cardiac devices…and more.

Clinical Rounds: NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: REDUCING SURGICAL COMPLICATIONS


STOP to assess for sleep apnea

Nursing2008. 38(7):27, July 2008.

How do you feel about family presence during resuscitation efforts?…ask four simple questions to assess for sleep apnea…new latex gloves may be safer…finally, comprehensive guidelines for pacemakers, and other cardiac devices…and more.

ISSUES IN NURSING


Nursing2008 Nurse/physician relationships survey report

Sirota, Theodora

Nursing2008. 38(7):28-31, July 2008.

Are your working relationships with physicians improving or not? Read the results of our exclusive survey and compare your experiences with those of nurses across the nation.

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