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Carotid artery stents: Opening the way to safer stroke prevention

Because of improvements in safety, stents are now the treatment of choice for many patients. Learn about the improvements and your role in patient care.

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Take Note – November 2006

American Diabetes Association releases food guidelines for specific medical categories “When you’re talking about diabetes, there is no ‘one size fits all’ diet,” said Ann...

High-alert drugs: Strategies for safe I.V. infusions

About 80% of all deaths from medication errors are caused by some 20 drugs. This article gives you evidence-based strategies for preventing errors with these deadly drugs.

Calculating I.V. drip rates with confidence

Do you sometimes have trouble remembering the equation you learned for calculating I.V. drip rates? This article presents a simplified equation that can make calculations quicker and easier - whether the medication order is written for mcg/kg/minute, mcg/minute, or mg/minute.