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May 2010 - Volume 40 - Issue 5
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


ADVICE P.R.N.


ADVICE P.R.N.

Nursing. 40(5):10-11, May 2010.

Is malpractice insurance worthwhile?...managing pain during an invasive procedure...RN working as an assistant...documentation log jam...glucose testing technique

INSPIRING CHANGE


MEDICATION ERRORS


MEDICATION ERRORS

Cohen, Michael R.

Nursing. 40(5):17, May 2010.

Trouble fixing electronic errors...watch out for salicylate in new antacid...don't abbreviate drug names...medication safety alerts available by iPhone

I.V. ROUNDS


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing. 40(5):21-23, May 2010.

Standards for safe medication delivery via enteral feeding tubes...simple changes can save lives in the ICU...new choke prevention guidelines for children...and more.

INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING


FOR THE RECORD


CLINICAL QUERIES


COMBATING INFECTION


PATIENT SAFETY


CONTROLLING PAIN


DRUG CHALLENGE


WOUND & SKIN CARE


ACTION STAT



Assessing patients for suicide risk

Valente, Sharon M.

Nursing. 40(5):36-40, May 2010.

Update your knowledge about suicide, including how to identify those at high risk and what to say and do to prevent a tragedy.

Teens and prescription drugs: A potentially dangerous combination

Simmons, Susan

Nursing. 40(5):42-46, May 2010.

An estimated one in five teens abuses prescription drugs. Be alert for signs of abuse, then follow these guidelines to educate your patients and their families.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


NURSES WEEK TRIBUTE


PROFESSIONAL GROWTH


Learn, grow, and bloom by joining a professional association

Guerrieri, Rose

Nursing. 40(5):47-48, May 2010.

Plant the seed for professional growth by joining an organization focused on nursing, your specialty, or other common bonds. Then get ready to harvest the benefits.

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