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September 2008 - Volume 38 - Issue 9
pp: 6-72,56hn1-56hn2,56hn4-56hn4,56hn6-56hn8

GUEST EDITORIAL


LETTER


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: TAKING BACK CONSENT


upFront: LEGAL QUESTIONS: SUSPECTED DRINKING PROBLEM


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: STRENGTH VS. TOTAL DOSE


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: DILUENT DILEMMA


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: SIMILAR COLORS


upFront: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: HOME CARE


upFront: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: PATIENT DIGNITY


upFront: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: PEDIATRIC CANCER


upFront: DRUG NEWS: TENDON RUPTURE RISK


upFront: DRUG NEWS: PEDIATRICS


upFront: DRUG NEWS: MEDICATION SAFETY


upFront: DRUG NEWS: LONG-TERM OPIOID THERAPY


upFront: DRUG NEWS: DIABETES


upFront: CHART SMART


upFront: HEALTH MATTERS: Promoting health and wellness


… & more: WOUND & SKIN CARE


… & more: DOING IT BETTER: Putting research into practice


… & more: COMBATING INFECTION


… & more: TIME OUT: Stories from Chicken Soup for the Nurse's Soul


… & more: YOUR LIFE: CAREER ADVANCEMENT


… & more: SELF-TEST



NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: WORKPLACE SAFETY


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: WIRELESS EQUIPMENT


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CHRONIC WOUND CARE


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


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: NEW TJC STANDARD


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: FALLING MORTALITY


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SHIFT WORK


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CAM THERAPIES


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PREGNANCY


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: PEDIATRICS



These “smart weapons” hit cancer in novel ways

Held-Warmkessel, Jeanne

Nursing. 38(9):26-32, September 2008.

Learn how monoclonal antibodies and tyrosine kinase inhibitors are revolutionizing cancer treatment and what you need to know about these innovative therapies.


Acute abdomen: What a pain!

Holcomb, Susan Simmons

Nursing. 38(9):34-40, September 2008.

Is it an abdominal aneurysm, appendicitis, or merely constipation? Follow this step-by-step guide to assessing your patient's signs and symptoms, then get him the help he needs.

Double trouble: When delirium complicates dementia

Lyons, Denise L.; Grimley, Shannon M.; Sydnor, Linda

Nursing. 38(9):48-54, September 2008.

If you can quickly recognize delirium in a patient with dementia, you can intervene appropriately and help improve her outcome.







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