July 2017 - Volume 47 - Issue 7
pp: 6-3

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


SALARY SURVEY


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing . 47(7):11-12, July 2017.

HCV-infected kidneys may be viable for transplant...newly approved drug targets acute AML...antibiotics linked to miscarriage risk...do gifts influence prescriptive behavior?...aspirin has limited value for peripheral vascular disease

ADVICE P.R.N


TRANSITIONS: Issues in palliative and end-of-life care


LEARNING CURVE


NEW URGENT CARE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


PATIENT SAFETY


COMBATING INFECTION


STUDENT VOICES


CLINICAL QUERIES


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS



Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy: What nurses need to know

Sahd, Kaitlyn E.; Ruth-Sahd, Lisa; Brazzo, Keith G.

Nursing . 47(7):54-58, July 2017.

LGMD is the fourth most common genetic cause of muscle weakness. Through a case study presented here, nurses will learn to assess and care for patients with LGMD, educate them about self-care, and become familiar with resources to support patients and their families.

CE Connection


NewDrugs 2017, part 2

Hussar, Daniel A.

Nursing . 47(7):28-36, July 2017.

Learn about seven drugs recently approved by the FDA, including two highly effective antiviral treatments for hepatitis C virus infection, a treatment for gout with a unique mechanism of action, and a fast-acting drug to reverse the muscle relaxant effects of vecuronium and rocuronium.

Navigating the challenges of Meniere disease

Pullen, Richard L. Jr.

Nursing . 47(7):38-45, July 2017.

Characterized by a feeling of ear pressure or fullness, tinnitus, fluctuating hearing loss, and vertigo, Meniere disease can have a major impact on patients' lives. To help them achieve an optimal quality of life, update your understanding of this disease's pathophysiology and treatment approaches as presented here.

SHARING


NEW HORIZONS




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