July-August 2007 - Volume 5 - Issue 4
pp: 6-64

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Uncovering the layers of meningitis and encephalitis

LAWES, RHONDA

Nursing made Incredibly Easy. 5(4):26-35, July-August 2007.

Meningitis and encephalitis: both infections of the central nervous system, both emergencies that call for quick action. Get the information you need to identify which infection your patient has and learn what you can do to help her to a full recovery.

Treatment for the troubled heart

CHOJNOWSKI, DONNA

Nursing made Incredibly Easy. 5(4):38-49, July-August 2007.

As the number of older Americans increases, the prevalence of heart failure is sure to increase as well. We'll fill you in on the practice guidelines for treating this disorder, with a focus on delaying disease progression and what to teach your patient about living with heart failure.


Uncompromising immunocompromised patient care

DURSTON, SHELBA

Nursing made Incredibly Easy. 5(4):52-61, July-August 2007.

It may seem daunting to care for a patient with a compromised immune system, but it's safe to say that you'll encounter such patients in your practice. Find out how the immune system works, what happens when it malfunctions, and get tips on how you can help your immunocompromised patient stay healthy.