Closing the gap for patients with rectus abdominis diastasis

This common disorder, which may manifest after pregnancy or abdominal surgery, is characterized by the separation of the two rectus abdominis muscles along the linea alba. Help your patient pull it all together by examining the etiology, diagnosis, and management of rectus abdominis diastasis.

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Treating Barrett esophagus with radiofrequency ablation

A complication of chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett esophagus raises the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma. To head off this highly lethal malignancy, clinicians are turning to radiofrequency ablation and other treatment options. Updating your knowledge with the information presented here can help you optimize patient outcomes.

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A closer look at lower extremity peripheral arterial disease

Peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, is a lifelong, progressive disorder that affects primarily the lower extremities. Reviewing current information about PAD, including management guidelines and evidence-based nursing care, can help you advise patients about slowing its progression and managing symptoms.

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Five steps to your next writing retreat

If getting published is on your bucket list, consider organizing a writing retreat with like-minded nurses to foster writing skills and build confidence. These clear and practical steps could lead you to publication.

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Lessons from a Visionary Leader: Inspirational Thoughts by Richard Hader, PhD, NE-BC, RN, CHE, CPHQ, FAAN

When Richard Hader first entered the offices of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins to interview for the Editor-in-Chief position of Nursing Management journal, we knew right away we were gifted with a shining star in healthcare leadership.

Courage was a prominent theme in Rich's editorials--choosing courage over complacency, whether it's the courage to be creative, take risks, or sometimes even to say "no." It's our hope that these words offer you newfound courage and inspiration to reach even greater levels of leadership within your healthcare organizations.

A compilation of the best-loved excerpts from nearly a decade of monthly editorials that Richard wrote for Nursing Management as Editor-in-Chief, Lessons from a Visionary Leader is a must-have for all nurses. Treat yourself or a colleague to this inspirational book today!

Available in print copy or eBook on Nursing Center, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon.