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February 2011 - Volume 41 - Issue 2
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


STUDENT VOICES


MEDICATION ERRORS


ETHICAL PROBLEMS


LEGAL QUESTIONS


DRUG NEWS


DRUG NEWS

Nursing2011. 41(2):16, February 2011.

Tricyclic antidepressants may increase cardiovascular risk...drug combo improves glucose control...no difference found between two schizophrenia drugs...new treatment works as well as warfarin

INSPIRING CHANGE


RESEARCH CORNER


CLINICAL ROUNDS


CONTROLLING PAIN


CLINICAL QUERIES


PATIENT SAFETY


INFOBYTES


ACTION STAT



Puzzling out disclosure programs: Where do you fit into the picture?

Hurst, Jane A.

Nursing2011. 41(2):50-54, February 2011.

Disclosing errors to patients is not only the right thing to do, but it can also head off lawsuits and improve patient safety. Read this article to explore the issues involved in reporting errors.

CE Connection


Post-polio syndrome: unraveling the mystery

LaRocco, Susan A.

Nursing2011. 41(2):26-29, February 2011.

Polio survivors can experience symptoms again long after their recovery. Review the basics of this disabling disorder so you'll be prepared to educate and support affected patients.

New Drugs 2011 Part 1

Hussar, Daniel A.

Nursing2011. 41(2):32-40, February 2011.

What you need to know about 13 recently marketed drugs, including new treatments for diabetes, primary hyperlipidemia, and osteoporosis.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


SHARING


PROFESSIONAL GROWTH


ISSUES IN NURSING


Your final assessment: Determination of death

Weaver, Susan Heidenwolf

Nursing2011. 41(2):60-62, February 2011.

Under certain circumstances, many states allow nurses to pronounce death in most settings, including hospitals. Discover why nurses are a natural fit for this role.


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