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October 2008 - Volume 38 - Issue 10
pp: 6-72,56cc1-56cc3

GUEST EDITORIAL


LETTER


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: SMARxT DISPOSAL


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: WORKERS' COMPENSATION


upFront: ADVICE P.R.N.: REMOVING TICKS


upFront: DRUG NEWS: RHABDOMYOLYSIS


These drugs don't mix

Nursing. 38(10):12, October 2008.

New warning about statins and rhabdomyolysis…novel I.V. antihypertensive drug approved…good news about iodinated contrast media and nephrotoxicity…mandatory label change for anemia drugs

upFront: DRUG NEWS: CONTRAST MATERIAL


Kidneys may be tougher than you thought

Nursing. 38(10):12, October 2008.

New warning about statins and rhabdomyolysis…novel I.V. antihypertensive drug approved…good news about iodinated contrast media and nephrotoxicity…mandatory label change for anemia drugs

upFront: DRUG NEWS: MANDATORY LABEL CHANGES


Safety concerns for two big anemia drugs

Nursing. 38(10):12, October 2008.

New warning about statins and rhabdomyolysis…novel I.V. antihypertensive drug approved…good news about iodinated contrast media and nephrotoxicity…mandatory label change for anemia drugs

upFront: DRUG NEWS: ANTIHYPERTENSIVE


Novel I.V. drug approved

Nursing. 38(10):12, October 2008.

New warning about statins and rhabdomyolysis…novel I.V. antihypertensive drug approved…good news about iodinated contrast media and nephrotoxicity…mandatory label change for anemia drugs

upFron: DEVICE SAFETY


upFront: MYTHS & FACTS


upFront: DOING IT BETTER: Putting research into practice


upFront: I.V. ROUNDS


upFront: CLINICAL DO'S & DON'TS


upFront: DRUG CHALLENGE


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: LOOK-ALIKE BOTTLE BACKS


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: MISLABELED DRUG


upFront: MEDICATION ERRORS: LESS IS MORE NOTICEABLE


… & more: HEALTHIER AGING: Caring for older adults


… & more: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: Brain death


…& more: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: Professional friendship


…& more: EYE ON DIAGNOSTICS


…& more: COMBATING INFECTION


…& more: SELF-TEST



NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: Nursing activities


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: AGE BIAS


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CT SCAN INTERFERENCE


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSE


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: ED CARE


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CARDIAC CARE


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: SURGICAL ADVANCE



Using antipsychotic drugs safely in older patients

Abdallah, Lisa M.; Remington, Ruth; Melillo, Karen Devereaux; More

Nursing. 38(10):28-31, October 2008.

Is your patient taking an antipsychotic medication? Sort out the risks and benefits of these drugs for older adults, then take steps to keep your patient safe.

Making ethical choices: Weighing obligations and virtues

Lachman, Vicki D.

Nursing. 38(10):42-46, October 2008.

At last, here's a practical guide to help you find your way around thorny moralissues you encounter every day as you care for patients.



Caring for a medical/surgical patient with MS

Palmieri, Rachel L.

Nursing. 38(10):34-40, October 2008.

When a hospitalized patient has multiple sclerosis (MS), nursing care takes on an added dimension. Here's the latest information you'll need, from administering drug therapies to managing unique coexisting problems associated with MS.

Understanding critical limb ischemia

Sieggreen, Mary

Nursing. 38(10):50-55, October 2008.

About 150,000 amputations per year are attributed to critical limb ischemia, a severe progression of peripheral arterial disease. Learn to recognize and respond to early warning signs so you can help preserve your patient's life and limb.





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