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October 2010 - Volume 40 - Issue 10
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


LEGAL QUESTIONS


INSPIRING CHANGE


DRUG NEWS


DRUG NEWS

Nursing. 40(10):14, October 2010.

Some antidepressants linked to miscarriage...acetaminophen raises the risk of asthma in adolescents... one antibiotic associated with hyperkalemia in older adults...a combination vaccine increases the risk of seizure in young children

ETHICAL PROBLEMS


MEDICATION ERRORS


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing. 40(10):19-21, October 2010.

Vaginal birth after cesarian safe for most moms...stem cell therapy cures one type of blindness...restraint use down by half in long-term care facilities...and more.

CONTROLLING PAIN


COMBATING INFECTION


CLINICAL QUERIES


INFOBYTES


ACTION STAT



CE Connection


HPV-related cancer: An equal opportunity danger

Schiech, Linda

Nursing. 40(10):22-28, October 2010.

Human papillomavirus causes over 90% of cervical cancers. But did you know that it also causes more than 90% of anal cancers and up to 30% of head and neck cancers? Here's how to protect your patients—male or female—from HPV-related cancers or manage their illness.

Traumatic hypovolemic shock: Halt the downward spiral

Strickler, Jeff

Nursing. 40(10):34-39, October 2010.

When minutes count, be prepared to rapidly assess a patient's deteriorating condition and intervene before it spirals out of control.

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH


Journal clubs enlighten nurses, improve practice

Mikos-Schild, Sophia; Endara, Patricia; Calvario, Marilou

Nursing. 40(10):41-43, October 2010.

Journal clubs help bridge the gap between evidence and practice. Explore the practical steps to starting a journal club in different settings, then reap the professional rewards.

SHARING


Jonathan defied expectations

Donnelly, Lillian A.

Nursing. 40(10):44-45, October 2010.

When I started hospice nursing, I imagined I'd care only for patients who were very sick or very old. Jonathan shattered these preconceptions.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES



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