May 2007 - Volume 32 - Issue 5
pp: 6-66

Editor's Memo


Pain Solutions


Advocacy In Practice


Making Headlines


Business Building


Legal File


Guide to Care for Patients


Literature Review: DIABETES CARE


Literature Review: CARDIOVASCULAR CARE


Literature Review: NEUROLOGY


Medication Update



TYPE 2 DIABETES


Basal‐Prandial Insulin: When is the Right Time to Initiate Treatment?

Kruger, Davida F.

Nurse Practitioner. 32(5):24-29, May 2007.

Less than 50% of patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes are receiving the type of care necessary to reach and maintain recommended glycosylated hemoglobin A1C levels despite the well-documented benefits of good glycemic control.

CE 2.0 CONTACT HOURS


ADULT OBESITY


Use Your Team's Might to Drive Back Obesity

Christie, Catherine; Meires, Jan; Watkins, Julia A.

Nurse Practitioner. 32(5):31-36, May 2007.

Evidence-based guidelines support strategies aimed at intensive behavioral counseling and regular, moderate physical exercise for prevention and treatment of adult obesity.


INFECTIOUS DISEASE


Contraceptive Counseling for Adolescents with HIV

Swan, Amanda M.; Daley, Alison Moriarty; Crowley, Angela

Nurse Practitioner. 32(5):38-45, May 2007.

Despite national public health efforts to decrease risky sexual behavior among adolescents, the number of American teens contracting HIV continues to grow.

RESPIRATORY CARE


GENDER DIFFERENCES IN PEAK FLOW METER USE

Finch, Christopher K.; Tolley, Elizabeth; James, Alan; More

Nurse Practitioner. 32(5):46-48, May 2007.

With asthma morbidity rates higher in females, incorrect use of peak flow meters may have detrimental effects on the evaluation and management of this patient population.

TOXICITY