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September 2014 - Volume 44 - Issue 9
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing2014. 44(9):10-12, September 2014.

Inhaled corticosteroids suppress growth in children with asthma...FDA approves inhaled insulin powder...aspirin or anticoagulants to prevent VTE after orthopedic surgery?...encouraging results from new drug regimen for advanced melanoma...generic formulation of Celebrex approved by FDA

TRANSITIONS


LEGAL MATTERS


INSPIRING CHANGE


NEW TECH NOTES


NEW LEARNING CURVE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing2014. 44(9):27-29, September 2014.

The Joint Commission raises an alarm about the misuse of single- and multiple-dose drug vials...empowering dietitians frees up nursing time...some experts advise against routine pelvic exams...and more

CLINICAL QUERIES


INFOBYTES


PATIENT SAFETY


COMBATING INFECTION


MEDICATION ERRORS



Intracolonic administration of vancomycin for Clostridium difficile infection

Grimm, Madelene; Rafael, Teofila

Nursing2014. 44(9):58-60, September 2014.

Update your knowledge about this effective therapy and review best practice recommendations for treating this potentially deadly disease.

Professional perspectives on planned home births

Maher, Mary Dahl; Heavey, Elizabeth

Nursing2014. 44(9):61-63, September 2014.

Explore the pros and cons of giving birth at home instead of a healthcare facility so you can help women make an informed choice about where to give birth.

CE Connection


12-lead ECGs part II: Identifying common abnormalities

Goldich, Guy

Nursing2014. 44(9):30-36, September 2014.

Nurses who can independently interpret a 12-lead ECG can anticipate and prepare for emergency care their patients may need. Review this practical guide to recognizing abnormal ECGs, which builds on last month's article about assessing normal findings.

Early recognition and treatment of pelvic fractures

Pirrung, Joan; Mower-Wade, Donna

Nursing2014. 44(9):38-45, September 2014.

To optimize resuscitation efforts and improve patients' long-term outcomes, be prepared to quickly identify the type of pelvic fracture and respond appropriately. Zero in on the overview of pelvic anatomy, types of fractures, treatment, and nursing interventions presented here.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


SHARING


NEW NEW HORIZONS



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