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Articles by Mary C. Knowlton, DNP, RN, APN-BC, CNE

Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome

Knowlton, Mary C.

Nursing2019. 49(10):42-45, October 2019.

This poorly understood disorder is characterized by severe cyclical nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain in chronic cannabis users. Learn to recognize and manage the signs and symptoms and teach patients how to prevent a recurrence.

Nurses know how to manage fever, but what about the shivering?

Knowlton, Mary C.

Nursing2013. 43(11):49-51, November 2013.

After reviewing the physiology of fever, discover a simple nursing intervention to manage shivering and maintain patients' physiologic reserves for healing and recovery.