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November 2017 - Volume 47 - Issue 11
pp: 6-2

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing2019. 47(11):9-10, November 2017.

Nurses respond better to “dynamic” drug education...oxygen therapy doesn't improve survival in patients with acute myocardial infarction who aren't hypoxemic...first gene therapy approved in the U.S...holistic nursing care recommended for patients in acute pain with opioid use disorder

TRANSITIONS: Issues in palliative and end-of-life care


ADVICE P.R.N.


INSPIRING CHANGE


LEARNING CURVE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing2019. 47(11):23-25, November 2017.

Antimicrobial scrubs don't resist contamination...new clinical practice guideline for managing low back pain...avoiding 9 risk factors may stave off dementia...and more

PATIENT SAFETY


INFOBYTES


DRUG CHALLENGE


COMBATING INFECTION


CLINICAL QUERIES


STUDENT VOICES


MEDICATION ERRORS



Coping with grief during the holidays

Bendaña, Ana

Nursing2019. 47(11):54-56, November 2017.

For someone grieving a loss, the holidays can translate into days of intense sadness. Follow this practical advice to support a grieving patient—or anyone else dealing with powerful emotions triggered by the holidays.

CE Connection


New Drugs 2017, part 3

Hussar, Daniel A.

Nursing2019. 47(11):26-32, November 2017.

Learn about 11 drugs recently approved by the FDA, including a drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy that received accelerated FDA approval, an important advance in the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy, and 5 new antineoplastic drugs.

Looking into secondary lymphedema

Gregory, Kaitlyn; Schiech, Linda

Nursing2019. 47(11):34-42, November 2017.

Nurses can help postsurgical patients learn how to prevent or recognize secondary lymphedema. Early treatment can minimize complications and improve patients' self-esteem and quality of life.

SHARING


NEW HORIZONS


Getting political about patient advocacy

Warner, Sandra L.

Nursing2019. 47(11):47-49, November 2017.

To be true patient advocates, nurses may need to step out of their comfort zone and take an active role in the political process. Here's how to get started.

VETERANS DAY TRIBUTE


Caring for our nation's veterans: A shared responsibility

Smith, Carla J.; Harris, Helene

Nursing2019. 47(11):50-52, November 2017.

Prepare yourself to care for veteran patients by reviewing the unique characteristics and wartime experiences of each generation presented here and adapting your nursing interventions accordingly.



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