August 2013 - Volume 43 - Issue 8
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


DRUG NEWS

Nursing . 43(8):10, August 2013.

General anesthesia in older adults doesn't cause dementia…new testing and treatment for melanoma…ADHD treatment not linked to later substance abuse…shorter course of systemic glucocorticoid therapy effectively treats COPD

ETHICAL PROBLEMS


NEW LEGAL MATTERS


INSPIRING CHANGE


STUDENT VOICES


TIME CRITICAL


CLINICAL ROUNDS


PATIENT SAFETY


DRUG CHALLENGE


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS



CE Connection


Caring for patients with burn injuries

Culleiton, Alicia L.; Simko, Lynn M.

Nursing . 43(8):26-34, August 2013.

Patients with severe burns require prompt and appropriate nursing care to minimize the risk of death or disability. This article reviews types of burns and discusses how to provide initial resuscitative care for a patient who can't be immediately transferred to a designated burn center or burn ICU.

Open the door for LGBTQ patients

Eliason, Michele J.; Chinn, Peggy; Dibble, Suzanne L.; More

Nursing . 43(8):44-50, August 2013.

Update your knowledge about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning issues so you won't unwittingly discriminate against these patients. Follow these guidelines to avoid outdated stereotypes and improve LGBTQ patients' access to the healthcare system.

Patient Education Series


SHARING


PROFESSIONAL GROWTH


Global Insights



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