July 2013 - Volume 43 - Issue 7
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


DRUG NEWS

Nursing2013. 43(7):10-11, July 2013.

New drug reduces nausea and vomiting of pregnancy…issues with zolpidem cause spike in ED visits…valproate taken during pregnancy linked to autism spectrum disorders…does duloxetine help reduce chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy? …tolvaptan unsafe for patients with liver disease

ADVICE P.R.N


NEW LEGAL MATTERS


TRANSITIONS


RESEARCH CORNER


INSPIRING CHANGE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


CLINICAL ROUNDS

Nursing2013. 43(7):29-31, July 2013.

Take steps to prevent alarm fatigue…prenatal flu exposure nearly quadruples risk of bipolar disorder…Agent Orange exposure linked to lethal prostate cancer…and more

COMBATING INFECTION


CLINICAL QUERIES


PATIENT SAFETY


MEDICATION ERRORS


Medication Errors

Cohen, Michael R.

Nursing2013. 43(7):72, July 2013.

Null symbol for zero is easily misread…I.V. acetaminophen dose: ten times too much for a child…don't confuse risperiDONE and rOPINIRole


Strange sightings: Is it Charles Bonnet syndrome?

Schneider, Melissa A; Schneider, Matthew D.E.

Nursing2013. 43(7):52-55, July 2013.

“Lilliputian hallucinations” are a hallmark of this curious condition associated with certain common ophthalmic disorders, including macular degeneration. By recognizing the symptoms, you can help your patient cope with this little-recognized condition.

CE Connection


Get a leg (or two) up on total knee arthroplasty

Regan, Elizabeth Neville; Phillips, Fran; Magri, Theresa

Nursing2013. 43(7):32-37, July 2013.

One of the most common orthopedic surgeries in the United States, total knee replacement can reduce pain and increase function in appropriate patients. Update your knowledge so you can provide optimum pre- and postoperative care to improve patients' mobility and quality of life.

New Drugs2013, part 2

Hussar, Daniel A.

Nursing2013. 43(7):42-49, July 2013.

What you need to know about 13 recently approved drugs, including a unique treatment for overactive bladder, an important advance for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, and six new antineoplastic drugs.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


SHARING


Learning from Katie

Wincik, Stephanie

Nursing2013. 43(7):40-41, July 2013.

After taking an intellectually disabled young woman into her home, this nurse learns to worry less about routines and schedules, and spend more time just being.

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH


Plan ahead, then sail off to a fulfilling retirement

Gerber, Lois

Nursing2013. 43(7):58-62, July 2013.

Does thinking about retirement excite you or scare you? Either way, you need a two-pronged plan to address the changes in your finances and daily life. Read on for practical advice you need to meet the challenge.


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