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October 2016 - Volume 46 - Issue 10
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing2019. 46(10):10-11, October 2016.

New drug studied to control chorea of Huntington disease...opioid overdose epidemic strains ICUs...fluoroquinolones carry new warnings and limitations...underdosing increases mortality in older adults...metformin best for patients with type 2 diabetes

ETHICAL PROBLEMS


Ethical Problems

Salladay, Susan A.

Nursing2019. 46(10):12-13, October 2016.

Investigating a grieving colleague's troubling symptoms...reducing a patient's readmission risk after a fall...emotional support for burnout

LEGAL MATTERS


INSPIRING CHANGE


Preparing nurses to respond to in-house emergencies as a team

Kress, Terri; Tasota, Frederick J.; Broge-Connor, Michelle; More

Nursing2019. 46(10):15-19, October 2016.

Preparing nurses to respond as a team to in-house emergencies

LEARNING CURVE


TECH NOTES


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing2019. 46(10):25-27, October 2016.

Influenza vaccination tied to fewer deaths in patients with type 2 diabetes...is tracking a former patient's EHR unethical?... nurses drive decisions about complementary therapies...and more

PATIENT SAFETY


CLINICAL QUERIES


CONTROLLING PAIN


STUDENT VOICES


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS


Medication Errors

Cohen, Michael R.

Nursing2019. 46(10):72, October 2016.

Ask older patients about safety caps...megestrol and metoclopramide mixup tied to similar packaging...address patient confusion about dosing with insulin pens


Using a 3-question algorithm to interpret heart blocks

Callicutt, Jimmy Dale Jr.

Nursing2019. 46(10):53-56, October 2016.

Use the simple three-question algorithmic method presented here to correctly identify first-, second-, and third-degree heart blocks more easily and consistently.

CE Connection


Diving deep into hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Hexdall, Eric; Brave, Roberta; Kraft, Kevin; More

Nursing2019. 46(10):28-36, October 2016.

After reviewing the physics and physiology involved, update your knowledge about hyperbaric oxygen therapy, including approved indications. Then apply your knowledge to keep patients safe as they're treated for acute or chronic disorders.

Evidence-based safe practice guidelines for I.V. push medications

Shastay, Ann D.

Nursing2019. 46(10):38-44, October 2016.

To help keep patients safe and prevent medication errors, make sure you're following best practices for the preparation, labeling, and administration of I.V. push medications. These guidelines were developed at a major national summit of 56 experts in I.V. therapy.

SHARING


NEW HORIZONS


Servant leadership: A model for emerging nurse leaders

Fahlberg, Beth; Toomey, Robert

Nursing2019. 46(10):49-52, October 2016.

Leadership doesn't have to be all about power or prestige. A servant leader makes a conscious choice to lead through service to others. Find out about this new approach to leadership and how you can achieve it in your practice.


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