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Caring for chronic wounds: A knowledge update
Burrows C, Miller R, Townsend D, et al. Best practice recommendations for the prevention and treatment of venous leg ulcers: Update 2006. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2007;20(11):611-624.
Collins N. Nutrition and wound healing: strategies to improve patient outcomes. Wounds. 2004;16(suppl 9):12S-18S.
Evans E. Nutritional assessment in chronic wound care. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2005;32(5):317-320.
Kingsley A. The wound infection continuum and its application to clinical practice. Ostomy Wound Manage. 2003;49(suppl 7A):1-7.
National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel. Pressure ulcer stages revised by NPUAP. www.npuap.org/pr2.htm. Accessed May 28, 2008.
Nix DP. Patient assessment and evaluation of healing. In Bryant RA, Nix DP, eds. Acute and Chronic Wounds: Current Management Concepts. St. Louis, MO: Mosby; 2007.
Nursing Educational Programs and Services. Dressing Selection Based on Stage, Exudate, and Wound Bed Appearance. Ridgeland, SC: Nursing Educational Programs and Services; 2006.
Ovington L. Hanging wet dressings out to dry. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2002;15(2):79-86.
Ramundo JM. Wound debridement. In Bryant RA, Nix DP, eds. Acute and Chronic Wounds: Current Management Concepts. St. Louis, MO: Mosby; 2007:176-192.
Serena TE. Managing the wound microenvironment. Wounds. 2005;17(8)(suppl):7-11.
Somerset MA, ed. Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2007.
Stotts NA, Wipke-Tevis DD, Hopf HW. Cofactors in impaired wound healing. In Krasner DL, Rodeheaver GT, Sibbald RG, eds. Chronic Wound Care: A Clinical Source Book for Healthcare Professionals. Malvern, PA: HMP Communications; 2007:215-220.
van Rijswijk L, Catanzaro J. Wound assessment and documentation. In Krasner DL, Rodeheaver GT, Sibbald RG, eds. Chronic Wound Care: A Clinical Source Book for Healthcare Professionals. Malvern, PA: HMP Communications; 2007:113-126.
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society. Guideline for Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers. Glenview, IL: Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society; 2003.
Coping with the crisis of unexpected job loss
Kelly K. Coping with unexpected job loss: personal and professional considerations. Voice of Nursing Leadership. 2006;4(4):6-7,12.
Maurier WL, Northcott HC. Job uncertainty and health status for nurses during restructuring of health care in Alberta. West J Nurs Res. 2000;22:623-641.
Sportsman S. So, you’ve been downsized. Am J Nurs. 1999;99(2):24F-24G.
Vinokour AD, Schul Y. The web of coping resources and pathways to re-employment following a job loss. J Occup Health Psychol. 2002;7(1):68-83.
Managing skin reactions to targeted cancer therapy
Fox L. Pathology and management of dermatologic toxicities associated with anti-EGFR therapy. Oncology (Williston Park). 2006;20:26-34.
Lacouture M. Mechanisms of cutaneous toxicities to EGFR inhibitors. Nat Rev Cancer.
Lynch T, Kim E, Eaby B, Garey J, West D, Lacouture M. Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitor–associated rash: an evolving paradigm in clinical management. Oncologist.
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NCI Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events v3.0 (CTCAE), 2006. http://ctep.cancer.gov/forms/CTCAEv3.pdf. Accessed October 17, 2007.
No more nurse abuse
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. AACN standards for establishing and sustaining healthy work environments: a journey to excellence. http://ajcc.aacnjournals.org/cgi/content/citation/14/3/187. Accessed April 23, 2008.
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Zero tolerance for abuse [position statement]. April 12, 2004. www.aacn.org/AACN/pubpolcy.nsf/vwdoc/pmp. Accessed April 23, 2008.
American Nurses Association. Workplace abuse and harassment of nurses. http://www.nursingworld.org/. Accessed April 23, 2008.
American Organization of Nurse Executives. AONE 2006 education and research priorities. http://www.aone.org/aone/edandcareer/priorities.html. Accessed April 23, 2008.
Anderson C. Workplace violence: are some nurses more vulnerable? Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2002;23:351-366.
Cardillo D. End workplace abuse. dcardillo.com/articles/workplaceabuse.html. Accessed April 23, 2008.
DeMarco R, Roberts S. Negative behaviors in nursing: looking in the mirror and beyond. AJN. 2001;103(3):26-33.
Elliott P. Violence in health care: what nurse managers need to know. Nurs Manage. 1997;28:38-41.
Greene J. The medical workplace: no abuse zone. Hosp Health Netw. 2002;6:26-28.
Hegney D, Plank A, Parker V. Workplace violence in nursing in Queensland, Australia: a self-reported study. Int J Nurs Pract. 2003;9:261-268.
International Council of Nurses. Guidelines on coping with violence in the workplace. http://www.icn.ch/guide_violence.pdf. Accessed April 23, 2008.
McKenna BG, Smith NA, Poole SJ, Coverdale JH. Horizontal violence: experiences of registered nurses in their first year of practice. J Adv Nurs. 2003;42(1):90-96.
National Association of School Nurses. Consensus statement: principles and elements of a healthful work environment. http://www.nasn.org/Portals/0/statements/consensusenvironment.pdf. Accessed April 23, 2008.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Violence: occupational hazards in hospitals. www.cdc.gov/niosh/2002-101.html. Accessed April 23, 2008.
New York State Nurses Association. Workplace violence [position statement]. http://www.nysna.org/practice/positions/position39.htm. Accessed April 23, 2008.
Nursing Organizations Alliance. Principles & elements of a healthful practice/work environment. http://www.nursing-alliance.org/. Accessed April 23, 2008.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Workplace violence. http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/workplaceviolence. Accessed April 23, 2008.
Sofield L, Salmond S. Workplace violence: a focus on verbal abuse and intent to leave the organization. Orthop Nurs. 2003;22:274-283.
Thomas S. Horizontal hostility. Nurses against themselves: how to resolve this threat to retention. AJN. 2003;103(10):87-88, 90-91.
Pheochromocytoma: Not your everyday diagnosis
Daub K. Pheochromocytoma: challenges in diagnosis and nursing care. Nurs Clin North Am. 2006;42:100-111.
Kuddva Y, Sawka A, Young W. The laboratory diagnosis of adrenal pheochromocytoma: The Mayo Clinic Experience. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003;10:4533-4539. http://jcem.endojournals.org/cgi/content/full/88/10/4533. Accessed November 6, 2007.
Manger WM. An overview of pheochromocytoma. History, current concepts, vagaries and diagnostic challenges. Ann NY Acad Sci. 2006;1073:1-20.
National Cancer Institute. Pheochromocytoma treatment. www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/pheochromocytoma/healthprofessional. Accessed November 6, 2007.
Torrey S. Recognition and management of adrenal emergencies. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2007;23(3):687-702.
Spotting and stopping increased intracranial pressure
Arbour R. Intracranial hypertension: monitoring and nursing assessment. Crit Care Nurse. 2004;24(5):19-32.
Brain Trauma Foundation. Guidelines for the management of severe traumatic brain injury: 3rd edition. J Neurotrauma. 2007;24(suppl 1):S1-S106.
The wisdom of renewal
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Kurth K, Schmidt S. Running on Plenty at Work: Renewal Strategies for Individuals. Potomac, Md: Renewal Resources Press; 2003. Available at: www.renewalatwork.com/1books.htm. Accessed March 20, 2007.
Miller T. Building and Managing a Career in Nursing: Strategies for Advancing Your Career. Indianapolis, Ind: Sigma Theta Tau International; 2003. Available at: www.nursingsociety.org. Accessed March 20, 2007.
Pesut D. Healing into the future: Recreating the profession of nursing through inner work. In: Chaska N, ed. The Nursing Profession: Tomorrow and Beyond. Thousand Oaks, Calif: Sage; 2001:853-867.
Sigma Theta Tau International. Scholarship of Reflective Practice Resource Paper. Available at: www.nursingsociety.org/about/resource_reflective.doc. Accessed March 20, 2007.
Sternberg R. A balance theory of wisdom. Rev Gen Psych. 1998;2:347-365.
Sternberg R. Words to the wise about wisdom. Hum Dev. 2004;47:286-289.