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Sepsis signposts: Can you spot them?

Sepsis can show up in any setting. So even if you don't work in a critical care unit, you need to know how to detect it. This article describes warning signs that should arouse your suspicion.

Take Note – July 2007

On-line video-based course on emergency preparedness   The need for better coordination between governmental agencies and hospitals became apparent after 9/11 and again after Hurricane Katrina....

BNP: Rapid detector of heart failure

In an emergency, this blood test can detect heart failure rapidly and reliably.

Six more hot drugs for today and beyond

These six drug profiles, along with the six in the March issue of American Nurse Today, bring you up to date on significant advances in drug therapy.

Take Note – April 2007

A monthly round-up of clinical, practice, and career news, updates, and alerts.

Act fast against severe hypoglycemia

With quick thinking and immediate action, you can save this patient.

Take Note – March 2007

Previous hospital-room occupants may spread MRSA and VRE The risk of acquiring methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) or vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) infections increases if the prior...

Six hot drugs for today and beyond

What you need to know about six high-impact drugs.

Nursing advocates key in democratic-led Congress. Friends of nursing to assume key roles in Democratic controlled Congress.

Nursing advocates key in democratic-led Congress. By Erin McKeon Although the 110th Congress hasn’t finalized its priorities, it seems that several healthcare issues will top the...

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...