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

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


DRUG NEWS

Nursing . 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


COMBATING INFECTION


CLINICAL QUERIES


PATIENT SAFETY


MEDICATION ERRORS



Strange sightings: Is it Charles Bonnet syndrome?

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

Nursing . 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

Nursing . 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.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES


SHARING


PROFESSIONAL GROWTH



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