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The 11,424 cases of Lyme disease reported in 1994 represented a nearly 40% increase from the previous year. The dramatic increase of Lyme disease in the United States points to the need for home healthcare nurses to review their knowledge of the clinical manifestations, treatment, and prevention measures for this emerging infection.
Pneumonia is as significant concern for caregivers of the elderly, often because of the obscure manifestation of the disease and reports of increasing mortality. Key diagnostic criteria, prevention measures, and management strategies are reviewed for the home healthcare nurse.
This article describes how to perform cycle counting to measure inventory record accuracy and to find errors in inventory records--and to fix the causes of those errors. Cycle counting is an efficient way of accomplishing these two objectives. The article describes various inventory counting methods and their advantages and disadvantages.