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Friday, March 13, 2009

Good Reads: Don't miss these articles from other LWW journals

Title: New Drugs 2009: Part I Authors: Daniel Hussar, PhD Abstract: In this article, you'll learn about ten new drugs. Join the author for this look at some exciting new drugsÂ…such as a new beta-blocker for hypertension, a new subcutaneous injection for opioid induced constipation, and a new drug to combat postoperative ileus. Source: Nursing2009, February 2009, Vol. 39, No. 2 Title: Boost Your Asthma IQ Authors: Margaret McCormick, RN, MS Abstract: Get the tools you need to gain a better understanding of asthma in adult patients so you can help them deal with this chronic disease. This article will cover the anatomy and physiology behind asthma, and give the nurse the latest in care and management techniques. In this continuing education article you can boost your asthma IQ while earning CE credits as well. Source: Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, January/February 2009, Volume 7, Number 1

Title: Caring for a Patient with a Temporary Pacemaker Authors: Damon B. Cottrell, CCNS, CCRN, ACNS-BC, CEN, and Eugenia (Gena) Welch, RN, CCRN, MSN Abstract: Temporary pacemakers are typically used in an emergency to achieve adequate cardiac output. Here's everything you need to know about these lifesaving devices and how to care for patients who have one. In this continuing education offering you can learn the latest on pacemakers and earn CE credits in the process. Source: LPN2009, January/February 2009, Volume 5, Number 1

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