Pat Carroll, R.N., has more than 20 years of
experience as a registered nurse, respiratory therapist, and ER
nurse. She has appeared on news programs on NBC, FOX, CBS, and the
WB, and is a regular contributor to the "Your Weekend" news program
on Connecticut's ABC affiliate, WTNH. The author of The Surgical
Nurse's Managed Care Manual, which one the American Journal of
Nursing Book of the Year Award, she has written more than 125
professional articles, and is on the editorial boards of four
professional nursing journals.
PatCarroll.net - Pat's web site.
Nurse's Notebook® ! -
Pat Carroll's own
medical consumer information Web site. Pat Carrols goal is to
provide health consumers with reliable health information and links
to Internet resources so that you can make more informed choices
about your and your family’s health.
Career Corner: Getting Ahead by Setting SMART Goals - Use this
acronym to help you pinpoint ways to advance your career. By
Patricia Carroll, RN,C, CEN, RRT, MS
Latex Allergy: What You Need to Know -
Latex allergy may not be as
prevalent as we think, but it's still a serious problem that affects
patients and healthcare workers alike. You can minimize its effects
by knowing who's at risk, how it's diagnosed, and how to reduce the
amount of latex in your workplace.
Medications and Pregnancy CHOICE for Atlanticare, Inc - by
Patricia Carroll RN, MS. HealthGate consumer health and medical
The Heat Is On: Protecting Your Patients From Nature’s Silent Killer
- Patricia Carroll RN, BC, CEN, RRT, MS. Home Healthcare
Nurse, June 2002. Volume 20 Number 6. Pages 376 - 385. Expires:
What Nurses Know: And Doctors Don't Have Time to Tell You -
Practical Wisdom for Everyday Home and Health Care by Patricia
Carroll. This title will be released on
June 1, 2004.
The Surgical Nurse's Managed Care Manual. Carroll. P. TLC
Medical Publishing. Boston, MA, 1998. The Surgical Nurse's Managed
Care Manual is the ultimate handbook for perioperative nurses who
wish to broaden their knowledge of managed care. Practical and
timely, this manual is filled with essential information to guide
the reader through the jungle of terms, organizations, concepts, and
new standards facing perioperative nurses today. Moreover, it has
been accredited by both the Massachusetts Nursing Association and
the Association of Operating Room Nurses for 7 contact hours.
The manual has also received a Book of the
Year Award from the American Journal of Nursing, 1998.