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September 2009 - Volume 39 - Issue 9
pp: 6-64

GUEST EDITORIAL


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DRUG NEWS

Nursing. 39(9):12, September 2009.

PPIs can do more harm than good...one injection builds bones for 2 years...unique drug for atrial fibrillation approved...can melatonin help keep pediatric surgical patients calm?

Clinical Rounds

Nursing. 39(9):21-23, September 2009.

How you can avoid malpractice risks...new initiative for needlestick prevention launched...recession eases nursing shortage, for now...and other nursing news

...& more: INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING


...& more: CHART SMART


...& more: DEVICE SAFETY


...& more: COMBATING INFECTION


...& more: Action STAT



Wrapping your head around cranial nerves

Palmieri, Rachel L.

Nursing. 39(9):24-30, September 2009.

Get up your nerve to perform these critical assessments by following this step-by-step guide, which includes a helpful summary of common disorders associated with each nerve.

Too fast, too slow, too ugly: Dysrhythmias that every nurse should recognize

Palatnik, AnneMarie

Nursing. 39(9):38-45, September 2009.

You don't have to work in a cardiac unit to care for patients who need continuous cardiac monitoring. This comprehensive review will teach you to recognize an abnormal rhythm immediately and respond appropriately.

Crisis counseling: Be prepared to intervene

Michalopoulos, Helen; Michalopoulos, Antigone

Nursing. 39(9):47-50, September 2009.

Follow these guidelines to help your patients and their families cope with a crisis and regain a sense of control over their lives.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


PROFESSIONAL GROWTH


Break through your fears

Langlois, Barb

Nursing. 39(9):33-35, September 2009.

You can't grow professionally and personally unless you overcome your fears. Here you'll find practical empowerment activities that will give you a feeling of strength in the workplace.

SHARING



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