August 2012 Vol. 7 No. 8

Alaris Pump Module recall

CareFusion has recalled Alaris Pump Module, Models 8100 because of possible dysfunctions that could lead to pump stoppage. Read more.

CDC gives telebriefing on H3N2v

Access the transcript of an Aug. 10 telebriefing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which provided an…

Healthcare needs a swoosh

Does healthcare need its own type of “swoosh” as a daily inspiration for us to do the right thing without hesitation? Our Editor-in-Chief answers that question and explores the issue of safety in healthcare.

I-Flow ON-Q Pump recall

I-Flow has recalled its ON-Q Pump with ONDEMAND Bolus Button because the button may not lock down. Read more.

Pediatric stroke

Learn more about this rare but dangerous condition.

Quiz Time

Which statement about breast-feeding and obesity is correct? a. Breast-feeding has no effect on the risk of obesity in children.…

Readers Respond

Tripping over the welcome mat “Tripping over the welcome mat: Why new nurses don’t stay and what the evidence says…

Saved by…um…Facebook?

Author Leah Curtin analyzes a case where a juror’s entry on Facebook affected the outcome.

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