American Nurse Today – May 2008
CRRT spells success against acute renal failure in critically ill patients
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Stopping the silent progression of osteoporosis
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Teaming up to improve the quality of surgical care
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Unleash the healing power of pet therapy
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Warfarin therapy and pharmacogenomics: A step toward personalized medicine
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