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  THIS JUST IN January 2012  

U.S. heart attack patients most likely to be readmitted

People who have heart attacks in the United States are far more likely to be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days than people in 16 other countries, a new study indicates.

Good news about weight loss surgery

According to a new report, obese people who undergo weight loss surgery appear to reduce their risk of heart attack, stroke and death.

New hope for HIV vaccine

An experimental vaccine helped protect monkeys from an especially deadly form of the AIDS virus, raising new hope for an effective vaccine in people.

Is ice bad for sore muscles?

A new review article suggests that for sore muscles, ice isn’t always the panacea that most believe it to be and that, in some instances, it can be counterproductive.


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Is your patient high on bath salts?
Mark M. McGraw, BSN, RN, CCRN, CEN, CTRN

Balancing Act: Calcium and phosphorus
Ann Crawford, PhD, RN, and Helene Harris, MSN, RN

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Cheryl Dumont, PhD, RN, CRNI; Sandy Meisinger, BSN, RN; Mary Jo Whitacre, MSN, RN; and Gloria Corbin, MSN, RN

Action Stat: Acute talc inhalation
Robin Lawson, DNP, MSN

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