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June 2009 - Volume 39 - Issue 6
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GUEST EDITORIAL


LETTER


upFront


upFront: CLINICAL DO'S & DON'TS


upFront: CLINICAL QUERIES


upFront: NEWS ? UPDATES ? RESEARCH


…&more: WOUND & SKIN CARE


…&more


DRUG NEWS

Nursing. 39(6):53-54, June 2009.

Oxycodone eases shingles pain…polypill reduces cardiovascular and stroke risk…injuries from epinephrine autoinjectors…antibacterial sponge reduces infections…some antiepileptic drugs raise cholesterol…opioids linked to deaths in patients with back pain…antihypertensive treatment in type 2 diabetes

…&more: COMBATING INFECTION


CRITICAL care


HOSPITAL nursing


…&more: PATIENT SAFETY


…&more: CONTROLLING PAIN


…&more: Action STAT



Building a solid understanding of Mechanical ventilation

Kallus, Chris

Nursing. 39(6):22-28, June 2009.

Brush up on the basics of mechanical ventilation and learn how to work with the respiratory therapist if your patient needs a change in ventilator settings.

Taking a vested interest in a wearable cardioverter defibrillator

Morrison, Dolores

Nursing. 39(6):30-32, June 2009.

Don't be intimidated if a patient is admitted to your unit wearing this noninvasive device. Here's how to manage his care while he's hospitalized.

NEW DRUGS 09, Part 2

Hussar, Daniel A.

Nursing. 39(6):33-39, June 2009.

Here's what you need to know about six new drugs, including an I.V. antihypertensive, two drugs for immune thrombocytopenic purpura, and a C1 inhibitor for hereditary angioedema.

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PROFESSIONAL GROWTH


PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES



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