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October 2014 - Volume 44 - Issue 10
pp: 6-5

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing2014. 44(10):10-11, October 2014.

Pre-CABG beta-blockers don't reduce mortality...growth hormone therapy for children may raise their stroke risk later on...NSAIDs reduce recurrence of hormone-related breast cancer in overweight women...local administration of immunosuppressant prevents tissue graft rejection...first orexin receptor antagonist approved for insomnia

ETHICAL PROBLEMS


ADVICE P.R.N.


INSPIRING CHANGE


NEW TECH NOTES


NEW LEARNING CURVE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing2014. 44(10):25-27, October 2014.

What happened to the nursing shortage?...a pleasant workplace environment boosts RN job satisfaction...infant/maternal home visits by nurses help prevent premature deaths...and more

RESEARCH CORNER


I. V. ROUNDS


WOUND & SKIN CARE


STUDENT VOICES


MEDICATION ERRORS



Administering vaccines

Shaffer, Cheryl; Aymong, Lisa

Nursing2014. 44(10):46-50, October 2014.

Flu season is here! Whether you care for children, adults, pregnant women, or older adults, you may be responsible for vaccinating patients against influenza, pertussis, shingles, and many other diseases. Make sure you know the essentials about proper vaccine administration, storage, documentation, and patient education outlined here.

CE Connection


New drugs 2014, part 3

Hussar, Daniel A.

Nursing2014. 44(10):28-34, October 2014.

Learn about nine recently approved drugs, including a bronchodilator for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, two drugs indicated to treat pulmonary hypertension, and five antineoplastic drugs, including two designated as “breakthrough therapy” by the FDA.

Getting ahead of penetrating neck injuries

McGraw, Mark

Nursing2014. 44(10):36-42, October 2014.

Determining the precise location and severity of a penetrating neck injury helps guide treatment decisions and prevents secondary injury. Update your knowledge about the dangers of traumatic neck injuries and how to provide the immediate assessment and care patients need.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


NEW HORIZONS


Empowering change with traditional or virtual journal clubs

Dovi, Gina

Nursing2014. 44(10):51-53, October 2014.

After highlighting how journal clubs can impact and promote evidence-based practice and positive change, this article offers practical advice and tips for running a successful journal club.

SHARING




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