July 2014 - Volume 44 - Issue 7
pp: 6-72
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EDITORIAL

LETTERS

DRUG NEWS

Drug News

Nursing . 44(7):10-11, July 2014.

New oral drug for psoriatic arthritis...analgesia not linked to patient satisfaction in the ED...new treatment for lung cancer receives accelerated approval...less cost, more follow-up improves adherence to therapy...many MDs don't counsel teens about abuse of ADHD medications

ETHICAL PROBLEMS

TRANSITIONS

INSPIRING CHANGE

RESEARCH CORNER

CLINICAL ROUNDS

CLINICAL QUERIES

INFOBYTES

PATIENT SAFETY

CONTROLLING PAIN

I. V. ROUNDS

WOUND & SKIN CARE

MEDICATION ERRORS


CE Connection

New drugs 2014, part 2

Hussar, Daniel A.

Nursing . 44(7):26-33, July 2014.

Learn about seven recently approved drugs, including an important advance for treatment of hepatitis C infection, the first drug approved to treat Cushing disease, and a monoclonal antibody for treatment and prevention of inhalational anthrax, a potential biological terrorism threat.

Illness at high altitudes

Simon, R. Bryan; Simon, Debbie A.

Nursing . 44(7):36-41, July 2014.

Vacationing in the mountains? Be aware that anyone who ascends rapidly to a high altitude is susceptible to altitude illness, regardless of age or fitness level. Review these guidelines for up-to-date information on acute mountain sickness, high altitude cerebral edema, and high altitude pulmonary edema so you can recognize signs and symptoms quickly and respond appropriately.

PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES

SHARING

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH