June 2008 Vol. 3 No. 6

Are you prepared for malaria?

Global traveling brings about 1,000 cases of malaria to this country each year. Don’t be caught off guard if you encounter it in your practice.

Cartoonist with a cause

The cartoons of Theresa Garnero, APRN, BC-ADM, MSN, CED, help patients cope with diabetes.

From dream to reality

Appreciative inquiry can give your organization a fresh approach to change. In this affirmative process, everyone’s opinions, thoughts, and ideas count.

Letters to the Editor – June 2008

Choose your battles with physicians wisely   “Don’t tolerate disruptive physician behavior” (March) really hit home. When I started on a…

Making sense of statistical power

Want to improve your ability to interpret research studies? Take a few minutes to read this overview of power analysis, probability, sample size, and related concepts.

Paget’s disease: A therapy update

Pain, arthritis, fractures, and skeletal deformities are calling cards of Paget’s disease. A new one-dose drug therapy can produce extended remission.

References – June 2008

Are you prepared for malaria? Baer S, Hunter A, Mayo R, Meehan N. A quick reference guide to malaria treatment.…

Safe staffing saves lives

ANA’s “Safe Staffing Saves Lives” campaign fights for safe nurse staffing legislation.

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Take Note – June 2008

Failure to rescue is most common safety mistake in hospitals       HealthGrades’ fifth annual Patient Safety in American Hospitals Study found…

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