July 2018 - Volume 48 - Issue 7
pp: 6-4

EDITORIAL


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing2018. 48(7):9-10, July 2018.

Warn patients about cannabis in breast milk...FDA cracks down on highly concentrated caffeine products...why parents resist childhood vaccinations...emollient bath additives fail to soothe

ETHICS IN ACTION


ADVICE P.R.N


Advice P.R.N.

Nursing2018. 48(7):14-15, July 2018.

Does asking screening questions increase the risk of suicide?...when should travelers take prophylactic antibiotics?...weighing the evidence for treating appendicitis conservatively

LEARNING CURVE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing2018. 48(7):19-21, July 2018.

Should hospitals blow off hand dryers?...direct-to-consumer telehealth services aid disaster relief...decision tool screens for diabetic retinopathy...and more

CLINICAL QUERIES


PATIENT SAFETY


COMBATING INFECTION


INFUSION THERAPY


STUDENT VOICES


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS



Preventing peanut allergy in infants: Follow the evidence

Peterson, Kathleen; Barbel, Paula

Nursing2018. 48(7):41-44, July 2018.

Recent studies on how peanut allergies develop in children have led to new guidelines regarding the introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants. This article reviews the evidence behind these guidelines and discusses how clinicians should apply them.

CE Connection


Periodontal disease: What nurses need to know

Bencosme, Julie

Nursing2018. 48(7):22-27, July 2018.

Nurses may be the first clinicians to spot signs of periodontal disease in their patients. This article discusses periodontal disease in adults, its effects on patients' health, and practical steps nurses can take to help patients prevent or reverse its harmful effects.

New Drugs 2018, Part 2

Hussar, Daniel A.

Nursing2018. 48(7):30-39, July 2018.

Delve into this review of nine drugs recently approved by the FDA, including two drugs to treat atopic dermatitis, two medications for patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, and an important treatment advance for patients with primary progressive multiple sclerosis.

NEW HORIZONS


Care in crises: Nursing and humanitarian aid

Freeman, Anna

Nursing2018. 48(7):50-53, July 2018.

A nurse shares how her experiences working in the field with Doctors Without Borders opened her eyes to the challenges and rewards of delivering high-quality healthcare in extremely difficult circumstances.

SHARING




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