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March 2009 - Volume 39 - Issue 3
pp: 6-72

GUEST EDITORIAL


LETTER



Empowering patients with diabetes

Funnell, Martha Mitchell; Weiss, Michael A.

Nursing. 39(3):34-37, March 2009.

Does your patient teaching seem to fall on deaf ears? Stop telling your patient what to do and encourage her to take charge of her condition.

Recognizing and responding to acute liver failure

McKinley, Mary G.

Nursing. 39(3):38-43, March 2009.

Act fast to assess this potentially devastating disorder, identify and manage the underlying cause, and support your patient throughout treatment.

2.1 ANCC CONTACT HOURS


Focusing on the surgical patient with cardiac problems

Morse, Kate J.

Nursing. 39(3):22-27, March 2009.

Is your patient with heart problems scheduled for noncardiac surgery? Protect him by following this advice based on the latest evidence-based guidelines.


ADVICE P.R.N.: SUPERVISING AN LPN


ADVICE P.R.N.: END-OF-LIFE CARE


MEDICATION ERROR: SYRINGE SLIPUP


MEDICATION ERROR: TROUBLE ON MARS


MEDICATION ERROR: “COUNTER” INTUITIVE


I.V. ROUNDS


DRUG NEWS: WARFARIN


DRUG NEWS: GESTATIONAL DIABETES


DRUG NEWS: ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY


DRUG NEWS: HEPATOTOXICITY


DRUG NEWS: TRAUMATIC INJURY


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CLINICAL ROUND: SERIOUS MEDICAL ERRORS


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CLINICAL ROUND: UPPER GI BLEEDING


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CLINICAL ROUND: PRESSURE ULCERS


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CLINICAL ROUND: SURVEY RESPONSES


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CLINICAL ROUND: BP VARIATIONS


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CLINICAL ROUND: INFECTION CONTROL


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CLINICAL ROUND: MRA SCANS


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CLINICAL ROUND: BIOTECHNOLOGY


NEWS, UPDATES, RESEARCH: CLINICAL ROUND: HEART DISEASE







HEALTH MATTERS: Promoting health and wellness


INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: FINAL DAYS


INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: EXHAUSTED HUSBAND


INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: “DOCTOR's ORDERS”


INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: PREDICTING DEATH


INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING: CANCER TREATMENT


DRUG CHALLENGE


CONTROLLING PAIN


DEVICE SAFETY


COMBATING INFECTION



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