January 11, 2014 - Volume 39 - Issue 1
pp: 6-56

Editor's Memo


Advocacy in Practice


NP of the year


Product News


Medication Update



WOMEN'S HEALTH: CE Connection


Pharmacologic therapy for female sexual dysfunction

Bradway, Christine; Boullata, Joseph

Nurse Practitioner. 39(1):16-27, January 11, 2014.

Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) is a common health issue that can have significant negative effects on overall well-being and quality of life. The primary purpose of this article is to review the latest pharmacologic therapies for FSD. The pathophysiology, clinical evaluation, and selected nonpharmacologic therapies are also briefly addressed as well as recommendations for practice.

NP SCOPE OF PRACTICE: AN NP EXCLUSIVE


26th Annual Legislative Update: Progress for APRN authority to practice

Phillips, Susanne J.

Nurse Practitioner. 39(1):29-52, January 11, 2014.

The Annual Legislative Update describes the legislative issues that have the most impact on nurse practitioners and other advanced practice nurses across the country.