AJN 's Top 5 Guest Blog Posts of 2021
"Here's a small selection of some of the most popular of the many posts we published the previous year. As we know, the progress of the pandemic took many twists and turns in 2021, and many posts were published to offer timely updates on vaccines, treatments, and the various policy and workplace issues faced by the public - and by nurses in particular."
Recent Study: Electrolyte Disorders Common in Thiazide Diuretic Users
"Thiazide diuretics are widely used in the treatment of hypertension, yet their use is associated with electrolyte disorders. Researchers investigated the prevalence of and risk factors for hyponatremia and hypokalemia in patients taking thiazide diuretics, substance-specific risks for these electrolyte disorders, and whether the use of thiazides is associated with a higher risk of syncope and falls."
Nurses Who Spread Misinformation: Motives, Ethics, and Remedies
"Misinformation, epidemics, and media revolutions have historically gone hand in hand."