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August 2007 - Volume 38 - Issue 8
pp: 6-56,40A-40H

EDITORIAL


LEGAL CHECKPOINTS


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


CAREER SCOPE: SOUTH CENTRAL


LEADERSHIP Q&A



EVIDENCE-BASED NURSING



RECRUITMENT & RETENTION REPORT



Best-practice protocols: Reducing harm from MRSA

Richmond, Ira; Bernstein, Alan; Creen, Cheryl; More

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 38(8):22-27, August 2007.

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement challenges clinicians and administrators to raise care quality through its 5 Million Lives Campaign, a sequel to the 100,000 Lives Campaign. Here, learn how one facility drastically decreased MRSA infection in two acute care units over a 4-year period.

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Better pain management

Cadden, Kathy A.

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 38(8):30-35, August 2007.

Pain is no longer considered aby-product of disease, but anillness unto itself. As clinicians, we're challenged to adequately assess and reassess it.

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SPECIALTY FOCUS: EXECUTIVE EXTRA



TICU Engaging and transforming healthcare

Quintero, Juan R.; Murphy, Bernadette

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 38(8):40A-40B,40D,40G-40H, August 2007.

VHA's Transformation of the Intensive Care Unit (TICU) initiative aims to decrease preventable medical errors.