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January 2019 - Volume 49 - Issue 1
pp: 6-72

Editorial


Letters


Letters

D'ambrosio, Christine; Aroche, Andrea; Van Essendelft, Jessica

Nursing2019. 49(1):8, January 2019.

Treating spinal cord compression...the value of shadowing experiences...objections to harm reduction programs

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Drug News


Drug News

Nursing2019. 49(1):12-13, January 2019.

First flu treatment approval in 20 years...high number of parents share antibiotics with their children...OTC drugs have little value for treating the common cold... older women with osteopenia benefit from zoledronate...HPV vaccine now available for adults up to age 45

Ethics in Action


Clinical Queries


Clinical Rounds


Clinical Rounds

Nursing2019. 49(1):19-21, January 2019.

Nurses concerned about patient safety in their workplaces...American Heart Association releases focused CPR/ECC update...Clostridium difficile spores survive hospital laundering process...and more

Patient Safety


Tech Notes


Infection Prevention


Student Voices


Drug Challenge


Infobytes


Medication Errors



Warm water hazard: Sea lice and seabather's eruption

Quail, Myles Thomas

Nursing2019. 49(1):40-43, January 2019.

Teach vacationing patients how to protect themselves from a severe pruritic dermatitis known as seabather's eruption.

Solving alarm fatigue with smartphone technology

Short, Kathleen; Chung, You “Jay” Jr.

Nursing2019. 49(1):52-57, January 2019.

How one acute care institution built a better alarm management system to reduce excess telemetry alarm events.

CE Connection


Acquired autoimmune thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

Vacca, Vincent M. Jr.

Nursing2019. 49(1):22-29, January 2019.

The most common form of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), this autoimmune disorder affects up to 10,000 people in the US and Europe annually. Unless acquired autoimmune TTP is recognized and treated promptly, mortality approaches 90%.

Minimal change disease: A case report

Mitchell-Brown, Fay M.; Veisze, Tiernan

Nursing2019. 49(1):32-37, January 2019.

Characterized by damage to the glomeruli, minimal change disease (MCD) is a less common cause of nephrotic syndrome in adults than in children. Early recognition is the key to a good outcome. This article describes nursing assessment, diagnosis, and nursing care for an adult with MCD.

New Horizons


Leaders, managers, and followers: Working in harmony

Valiga, Theresa M.

Nursing2019. 49(1):45-48, January 2019.

Explore how to develop your skills as both a leader and an effective follower in any setting.

Pioneers in Nursing


Issues in Nursing



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