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Psychiatric emergencies in med-surg patients: Are you prepared?

Allen M, Currier GW, Hughes DH, Reyes-Harde M, Docherty JP. The Expert Consensus Guidelines™: Treatment of Behavioral Emergencies. A Postgraduate Medicine Special Report. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2001. Fossett B, Nadler-Moodie M, Thobaben M....

Saving a snakebite victim

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Understanding the DNP degree Selected References

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Discussion paper: Doctor of Nursing Practice. Washington, DC: Author; 2006. American Association of Colleges of Nursing. AACN position statement on the Practice Doctorate in Nursing. Washington, DC: Author; 2004. American Association...

How inflammatory markers refine CV risk status

Anderson JL. Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2: an independent predictor of coronary artery disease events in primary and secondary prevention. Am J Cardiol. 2008;101(suppl):23F-33F. D’Agostino RB, Wolf PA, Belanger AJ, Kannel WB. Stroke risk profile: adjustment for...

Intraperitoneal chemotherapy

Alberts D, Liu PY, Hannigan EV, et al. Intraperitoneal cisplatin plus intravenous cyclophosphamide versus cisplatin plus intravenous cyclophosphamide for stage III ovarian cancer. N Engl J Med. 1996;335:1950-1955. Almadrones L. Evidence-based research for intraperitoneal chemotherapy...

Is an online nursing education program right for you?

American Hospital Association. The economic crisis: the toll on the patients and communities hospitals serve; 2009. www.aha.org/aha/content/2009/pdf/090427econcrisisreport.pdf. Accessed April 8, 2010. Halsey A. Jobs scarce, even for nurses: economic crisis freezes field once short...

Forgive us our trespasses references

Bosk C. Forgive and Remember: Managing Medical Failure. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press; 1979. Sachs BP. A 38-year-old woman with fetal loss and hysterectomy. JAMA. 2005;294:833-839.

Helping new nurses set priorities

Duchscher J. A process of becoming: the stages of new nursing graduate professional role transition. J Contin Educ Nurs. 2008;39(10):441-450. Ebright P, Urden L, Patterson E, Chalko B. Themes surrounding novice nurse near-miss and adverse-event...

Digital dashboards and staffing references

Ciesielski S, Daily B, Levine WC. Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare. A dashboard for the PACU. September/October 2008. www.psqh.com/sepoct08/pacu.html. Accessed March 24, 2010. Douglas K, Kerfoot K. Applying a systems thinking model for effective staffing....

Reiki: Ancient healing art for today’s new healthcare vision selected references

Bossi L, Ott MJ, DeCristofaro S. Reiki as a clinical intervention in oncology nursing practice. Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2008;12(3):489-495. Fowler S, Newton L. Complementary and alternative therapies: the nurse’s role. J Neurosci Nurs. 2006;38(4):261-265. National...

Remedying role confusion: Differentiating RN and LPN roles selected references

American Nurses Association. Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice. Washington, D.C.: Nursesbooks.org; 2004. American Nurses Association. Principles for Delegation. 2005. www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ThePracticeofProfessionalNursing/workplace/PrinciplesofDelegation.aspx. Accessed August 25, 2009. American Nurses Association. Utilization Guide for the ANA Principles for Nurse...

Weaning patients from the mechanical ventilator: The nurse’s role selected references

Cason C, Tyner T, Saunders S, et al. Nurses’ implementation of guidelines for ventilator-associated pneumonia from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Am J Crit Care. 2007;16:28-36. Cohen IL, Booth FV. Cost containment and...

Caring for a homeless adult with a chronic disease selected references

Denkens BA. Are we really helping? The problem of dual diagnoses, homelessness & hospital-hopping. J Pyschosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2005;43(11):48-50. Hahn JA, Kushel MB, Bangsberg DR, Riley E, Moss AR. Brief report: the aging...