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November 2010 - Volume 40 - Issue 11
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


ADVICE P.R.N.


DRUG NEWS


DRUG NEWS

Nursing. 40(11):12, November 2010.

Statins ward off rheumatic arthritis...some NSAIDs may heighten stroke risk...sedatives associated with increased mortality...additional precautions for tigecycline

FOR THE RECORD


INSIGHTS ON DEATH & DYING


MEDICATION ERRORS


INSPIRING CHANGE


DRUG CHALLENGE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


DEVICE SAFETY


WOUND & SKIN CARE


CONTROLLING PAIN


COMBATING INFECTION


CLINICAL QUERIES


ACTION STAT



Medical volunteerism: Tips from a nurse returned from Haiti

Mankamyer, Cynthia

Nursing. 40(11):48-51, November 2010.

If you've ever considered volunteering abroad after a disaster, this nurse's first-person account will answer your questions and stir your enthusiasm.

CE Connection


Ovarian cancer: Listen for the disease that whispers

Blewitt, Karen

Nursing. 40(11):24-31, November 2010.

Because early symptoms are nonspecific, ovarian cancer often progresses quietly until it's far advanced. Use this information to educate women and support patients with this frightening diagnosis.

Acute carbon monoxide toxicity: The hidden illness you may miss

Laing, Craig

Nursing. 40(11):38-43, November 2010.

As winter approaches, the risk of CO toxicity from poorly ventilated heaters grows. When patients report a vague, flulike illness, don't stop with patient assessment--consider the health of their home too.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


SHARING



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