December 2008 Vol. 3 No. 12

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Calming a thyroid storm

Saving a patient’s life may rest on recognizing which findings are red herrings and which hold the key to the crisis.

Easing the anguish of Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease afflicts not just the person who has it but everyone in that person’s orbit. Learn how to help family members caring for patients with this nursing…

Going with the flow of infusion nursing

Thanks partly to the new Medicare and Medicaid hospital reimbursement rules and the trend toward home health care, infusion nurses are in greater demand than ever. As hospitals…
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Letters to the Editor – December 2008

A glimmer of hope after breast cancer I want to thank Mary K. Hughes for her article “Sex after breast cancer: Helping your patient cope” (October). I was…
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Nurising’s contribution to patient care

Editor’s note: This month’s column is cowritten by Rebecca Patton and Margarete L. Zalon, President of the American Nurses Foundation. We have stories to tell about nurses and…

Parting gifts

Our time in this life is perhaps the most important gift we enjoy.

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