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Renal cell carcinoma, part 2

This second installment in a three-part series on renal cell carcinoma (RCC) addresses how renal masses are classified, signs and symptoms of RCC, medical treatments for RCC, and priority nursing interventions for patients with RCC.

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Breaking out of the system and moving to strengths-based care

Strengths-based approaches focus on identifying an individual's assets and resources to find solutions that support their health. Here, the authors present a call to reshape the current deficit-based, provider-centric model by formalizing inclusion of holistic, strengths-based approaches into nursing care.

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Building a nursing legacy

To comprehend what it means to be a nurse, one must understand the career spectrum from nursing students to veteran experts in the field. This article describes a project based on a qualitative research study that focused on legacy building in nursing.

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Delusional infestation: What nurses should know

Delusional infestation is a rare psychiatric disorder in which a person has a false or fixed belief of being infested with insects, parasites, mites, or other organisms despite a lack of clinical evidence. Learn about the signs and symptoms, available treatments, and appropriate nursing interventions for patients with primary delusional infestation.

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Family perceptions related to isolation during COVID-19 hospitalization

It is unknown how visitor limitations due to COVID-19 influenced the experiences of family members who could not physically visit hospitalized loved ones in person during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this article, the authors describe a study on the perceptions of family members related to being isolated from patients who are hospitalized with confirmed positive COVID-19.

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