March 2014 - Volume 44 - Issue 3
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


ETHICAL PROBLEMS


DRUG NEWS


DRUG NEWS

Nursing2017. 44(3):14-15, March 2014.

Red flags for etomidate…new drug for glucose control in type 2 diabetes…stress test agents may raise cardiac risks…polypharmacy isn't always so bad…is prenatal exposure to SSRIs problematic?

TRANSITIONS


TIME CRITICAL


INSPIRING CHANGE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing2017. 44(3):23-25, March 2014.

Nurses still on top for honesty, ethics…taking more steps decreases the risk of cardiovascular disease…marijuana use linked to memory loss and brain changes associated with schizophrenia…and more

PATIENT SAFETY


CLINICAL QUERIES


MEDICATION ERRORS


Medication Errors

Cohen, Michael R.

Nursing2017. 44(3):72, March 2014.

Errors from using grains as units of measure…avoid computerized confusion with Spiriva dosage…camphor product mistakenly given by mouth


Using coenzyme Q10 in clinical practice

Brandmeyer, Emily A.; Shen, Qiuhua; Thimmesch, Amanda R.; More

Nursing2017. 44(3):63-66, March 2014.

This safe, reasonably priced treatment may help reduce the signs and symptoms of many chronic conditions. Here's what you need to know.

CE Connection


Managing patients with severe traumatic brain injury

Lump, Devon

Nursing2017. 44(3):30-37, March 2014.

By understanding TBI and how to reduce the risk of secondary brain injury, you can help your patient survive with the best possible outcome.

Motivational interviewing: A journey to improve health

Droppa, Mandy; Lee, Heeyoung

Nursing2017. 44(3):40-45, March 2014.

Apply the motivational interviewing principles and communication skills discussed here to elicit patients' personal reasons for changing unhealthy behaviors, then reinforce their healthier choices.

SHARING


PROFESSIONAL GROWTH


Overcoming the barriers to achieving a BSN part 1

Stalter, Ann M.; Keister, Kathy; Ulrich, Deborah L.; More

Nursing2017. 44(3):50-53, March 2014.

After reviewing the key reasons for earning a BSN, seasoned nurses can leap common obstacles to further education by following these guidelines.

ISSUES IN NURSING


Physician-assisted suicide: A nurse's perspective

Harris, Chelsia Danielle

Nursing2017. 44(3):55-58, March 2014.

What role do—or should—nurses play in this controversial end-of-life intervention? This article considers the issue from all angles based on Oregon's Death with Dignity Act.