February 2013 - Volume 43 - Issue 2
pp: 6-72
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EDITORIAL

LETTERS

MEDICATION ERRORS

DRUG NEWS

DRUG NEWS

Nursing . 43(2):12-13, February 2013.

Benzodiazepines linked to increased pneumonia and mortality...ADHD medications may reduce criminal behavior in some...drug-eluting stent approved for peripheral arterial disease...are aldosterone antagonists safe for patients with heart failure?...benefits of longer tamoxifen regimens

ETHICAL PROBLEMS

LEGAL QUESTIONS

INSPIRING CHANGE

CLINICAL ROUNDS

PATIENT SAFETY

CONTROLLING PAIN

CLINICAL QUERIES

INFOBYTES

ACTION STAT


Cat scratch disease

McGraw, Mark

Nursing . 43(2):50-54, February 2013.

Although associated with cats, this infection can be carried by many other creatures, including dogs, horses, and certain ticks and flies. Here's the lowdown on how to recognize cat scratch disease and what to teach patients about it.

SHARING

CE Connection

Stop the reflux: An update on treatment for symptomatic varicose veins

Armstrong, Kristen Elaine

Nursing . 43(2):26-33, February 2013.

It's not just a cosmetic problem–varicose veins can become debilitating. After reviewing the pathophysiology of this common condition, update your knowledge about assessment, conservative and invasive treatments, and patient education, which is essential for effective long-term management.

New drugs2013, part I

Hussar, Daniel A.

Nursing . 43(2):36-46, February 2013.

What you need to know about 12 recently marketed drugs, including the first of a new class of antiepileptic drugs for partial seizures, a drug that boosts red blood cell counts in patients on dialysis, and the first drug approved for metastatic basal cell carcinoma.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES

Global Insights

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH


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