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September 2015 - Volume 45 - Issue 9
pp: 6-3

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing. 45(9):10-11, September 2015.

Increased antibiotic resistance in foodborne pathogens...new drug rapidly reverses anticoagulant effect of dabigatran...steroid no better than placebo for acute sciatica...say “no” to marijuana during pregnancy...corticosteroids less effective for asthma in older adults

ADVICE P.R.N.


INSPIRING CHANGE


LEARNING CURVE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing. 45(9):23-25, September 2015.

Benefits of Magnet-recognized hospitals persist over time...nurses initiate time-outs for medication reconciliation at discharge...more ED patients ages 10 to 18 treated for self-inflicted injuries...and more

PATIENT SAFETY


COMBATING INFECTION


CLINICAL QUERIES


INFOBYTES


DRUG CHALLENGE


Medication Errors



What to do about sexually inappropriate behavior in patients with dementia

Murphy, Kathryn

Nursing. 45(9):53-56, September 2015.

Sexually inappropriate behavior can be a difficult part of working with older adults with dementia. Brush up on nursing assessment and effective interventions for managing such behavior.

CE Connection


Mapping the human genome: Implications for practice

Quigley, Patricia

Nursing. 45(9):26-34, September 2015.

Regardless of practice area, nurses are now responsible for developing the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required by the genomic era. Use this update to keep your patients safe and personalize their drug therapy.

Responding to pulmonary-related blood transfusion reactions

Bockhold, Colleen; Crumpler, Sherron

Nursing. 45(9):36-41, September 2015.

Two distinct but preventable pulmonary-related blood transfusion reactions, transfusion-associated volume/circulatory overload (TACO) and transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI), are the leading causes of blood transfusion-related mortality. Refresh your knowledge of their presentation, prevention strategies, and treatment options.

SHARING


PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


NEW HORIZONS


Launching your professional career

Ulrich, Deborah L.; Stalter, Ann M.

Nursing. 45(9):47-48, September 2015.

Once you've started your first clinical job, follow the helpful strategies outlined here to create a positive professional image for yourself.



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