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September 2011 - Volume 41 - Issue 9
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


LETTERS

Clark, Rose; Fernandez, Anna Liza D.; Neuman, Janette Sue

Nursing. 41(9):8, September 2011.

Safe staffing = the right nurse for the job...diversity, stateside...making a difference for older adults

TRANSITIONS


DRUG NEWS


INSPIRING CHANGE


ADVICE P.R.N.


MEDICATION ERRORS


RESEARCH CORNER


CLINICAL ROUNDS


DEVICE SAFETY


WOUND & SKIN CARE


SELF TEST


ACTION STAT



Surviving posttraumatic stress disorder

Lavin, Joanne

Nursing. 41(9):41-44, September 2011.

Combat veterans, rape victims, and other survivors of terrifying events can suffer prolonged emotional distress and recurrent, intrusive thoughts, dreams, and flashbacks—all hallmarks of PTSD. Explore how to assess patients at risk, identify triggers, and respond appropriately to patients experiencing a flashback.

CE Connection


Untangling enteral nutrition guidelines

Yantis, Mary Ann; Velander, Robyn

Nursing. 41(9):32-38, September 2011.

Make sure you're following the latest guidelines on enteral feeding to keep your patient well nourished and safe. From preparation to administration, it's all detailed here, including how to avoid dangerous complications.

Take a cool look at therapeutic hypothermia

Harden, Jacqueline

Nursing. 41(9):46-51, September 2011.

Following cardiac arrest, therapeutic hypothermia may help prevent neurologic impairment in certain patients. Read this article to learn when this procedure is indicated, why it works, and how to care for patients who need it.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


PROFESSIONAL GROWTH


SHARING



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