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January 2009 - Volume 39 - Issue 1
pp: 6-72

GUEST EDITORIAL


LETTER



LEGAL QUESTIONS: BOTCHED BLOOD DRAW


LEGAL QUESTIONS: UNLICENSED PERSONNEL


I.V. ROUNDS


MEDICATION ERRORS: ROMAN NUMERAL, NOT ROUTE


MEDICATION ERRORS: TIME TO CONCENTRATE


MEDICATION ERRORS


DOING IT BETTER: Putting research into practice


COMBATING INFECTION


CLINICAL DO'S & DON'TS


DRUG NEWS: NURSE-ADMINISTERED SEDATION


DRUG NEWS: GERIATRICS


DRUG NEWS: SERIOUS INJURIES AND DEATHS


PATIENT SAFETY


CLINICAL QUERIES



Shedding health risks with bariatric weight loss surgery

Camden, Susan Gallagher

Nursing. 39(1):34-41, January 2009.

This innovative surgery can reduce or eliminate significant health risks of obesity, including type 2 diabetes. Learn how to prepare your patient for this life-changing surgery and care for her afterward.

Putting a stop to dysfunctional uterine bleeding

Ayers, Denise McEnroe; Montgomery, Mariann

Nursing. 39(1):44-50, January 2009.

Heavy bleeding is more than an inconvenience. Be prepared to educate and support your patient throughout her evaluation and treatment.

Unlocking the secrets of 2 common cardiac conditions

Cheek, Dennis J.; Hawkins, Johnathon S.; Sherrod, Melissa McIntire

Nursing. 39(1):52-56, January 2009.

Review the latest guidelines for treating unstable angina and non-ST-segmentelevation myocardial infarction. Then you'll be prepared to respond quickly to a patient with one of these acute coronary syndromes.

CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS UPDATES RESEARCH: MEDIA IMAGE


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS UPDATES RESEARCH: GERIATRICS


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS UPDATES RESEARCH: SHIFT WORK


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS UPDATES RESEARCH: SURVEY RESPONSES


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS UPDATES RESEARCH: HIP FRACTURE


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS UPDATES RESEARCH: BREAST CANCER


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS UPDATES RESEARCH: ED CROWDING


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS UPDATES RESEARCH: PATIENT SATISFACTION


CLINICAL ROUNDS: NEWS UPDATES RESEARCH: JOB SATISFACTION


ISSUES IN NURSING: Speaking up for organ donors


Consider the ethical issues raised by organ donation, such as how to define death. Then examine your own opinions.

Linde, Ellen Bridget

Nursing. 39(1):28-31, January 2009.

Explore the issues involved in declaring death and retrieving organs for transplant, then tell us what you think.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


Action STAT




WOUND & SKIN CARE


INFOBYTES: From the Internet to Informatics


MYTHS & FACTS


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