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May 2022 - Volume 52 - Issue 5
pp: 6-64

EDITORIAL


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing. 52(5):8-9, May 2022.

Nonopioid regimen as effective as opioid use... FDA approves generic for dry eye... Benefits of individualized approach to hypertension treatment over race-based guidelines... JAK inhibitors approved for atopic dermatitis

CLINICAL QUERIES


LEARNING CURVE


ADVICE P.R.N.


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing. 52(5):16-18, May 2022.

USPSTF cannot support asymptomatic AF screenings... Patients with COVID-19 report lasting ICU effects... Increasing colorectal cancer screening with cultural programming... Enteral feeding tube strangulation warning... New stroke risk stratification score for patients with COVID-19

INSPIRING CHANGE


STUDENT VOICES


NAME THAT STRIP


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS



Hidden realities of electrical injuries

McCollum, Kyle; Gowrishankar, T.R.; Lee, Raphael C.

Nursing. 52(5):39-43, May 2022.

This article discusses the fundamental concepts and misunderstandings surrounding electrical injuries and the best practices for evaluation and treatment.

Protecting yourself from PPE skin injuries

Stiger, Ivan

Nursing. 52(5):45-47, May 2022.

This article identifies dermatologic issues of extended use of personal protective equipment, explores the risks of injury, and offers prevention strategies.

Preventing dog bites with L.O.V.E.

Templet, Tricia; Allen, Leslie; Conlee, Ian; More

Nursing. 52(5):50-52, May 2022.

This article explains how anticipatory guidance with L.O.V.E. can be used to educate children and families about preventing dog bite injuries.

NCPD Connection


Hemorrhoidal disease: What nurses need to know

Pullen, Richard L. Jr.

Nursing. 52(5):19-24, May 2022.

This article discusses the signs, symptoms, risk factors, classification, treatment, and nursing interventions for patients with hemorrhoidal disease.

Unique health stressors impacting female veterans

Bradwisch, Sarah A. Browne

Nursing. 52(5):26-31, May 2022.

This article examines health concerns unique to female veterans and outlines ways for nurses to recognize and address the psychological, physical, and other medical concerns of female soldiers transitioning to civilian healthcare.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH


Benefits of mindful self-compassion for frontline nurses

Biber, Duke D.

Nursing. 52(5):34-37, May 2022.

The article explores the benefits and strategies of practicing mindful self-compassion (MSC) for nurses, reviews the effectiveness of an MSC curriculum, and discusses practical techniques for nurses to put MSC theory into practice.

SHARING


An alarming patient safety concern

Aul, Karen

Nursing. 52(5):48-49, May 2022.

The author shares an incident involving malfunctioning door alarms at a long-term care facility that placed a patient with dementia in unnecessary danger.