September 2018 - Volume 48 - Issue 9
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing2018. 48(9):9-10, September 2018.

FDA warns of mental health and hypoglycemic risks associated with fluoroquinolone antibiotics...better medication reconciliation reduces ED visits for patients with diabetes...antibiotic stewardship is poor in certain ambulatory care settings...warn parents about these teething remedies...vaccines for high-risk HPV strains are effective and safe

ETHICS IN ACTION


ADVICE P.R.N


CLINICAL QUERIES


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing2018. 48(9):21-23, September 2018.

After button battery ingestion, honey may reduce injury if removal is delayed...is the Pap test obsolete?...brief intervention during ED visits may prevent suicides...and more

PATIENT SAFETY


WOUND CARE


INSPIRING CHANGE


STUDENT VOICES


NURSING RESEARCH


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS



Portrait of an epidemic: acute opioid intoxication in adults

Strickler, Jeff; James, Ashley; O'leary, Suzy; More

Nursing2018. 48(9):40-43, September 2018.

Delve into the epidemiology of this crisis, assessment and treatment of patients experiencing overdoses, and resources that can help nurses and patients address the underlying causes.

Best practices for clean intermittent catheterization

Beauchemin, Lisa; Newman, Diane K.; Le Danseur, Maureen; More

Nursing2018. 48(9):49-54, September 2018.

Addressing the lack of educational standards for teaching intermittent catheterization, the authors present evidence-based research and methods designed to improve nursing practice and patient outcomes.

CE Connection


Walk patients through total hip arthroplasty

Hohler, Sharon E.

Nursing2018. 48(9):24-30, September 2018.

Osteoarthritis of the hip is the main indication for total hip arthroplasty (THA). Using a case study, this article reviews indications and contraindications for this common surgery, other treatment options for managing hip pain, and nursing care for patients undergoing THA.

ADOLESCENT HEALTH SERIES: CE Connection


Therapeutic approaches for suicidal adolescents

Rajamohan, Santhiny; Sharkey, Patricia L.; Heavey, Elizabeth

Nursing2018. 48(9):32-38, September 2018.

Suicide is one of the most preventable causes of death among children and adolescents, and nurses are often the first to interact with vulnerable young people with suicidal ideation. Explore this issue with a focus on risk assessment, therapeutic interventions, and evidence-based recommendations for successful outcomes.

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