April 2019 - Volume 49 - Issue 4 - Contributor Index

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‘My patient died’

Brittain, Chaka

Nursing2019. 49(4):50-51, April 2019.

Read how one student's emotional experience inspired his educator to help students expect the unexpected in patient care.

How to recognize caffeine overdose

Carreon, Christian “CJ”; Parsh, Bridget

Nursing2019. 49(4):52-55, April 2019.

Although caffeine is the most widely consumed stimulant in the world, many users are unaware that consuming it in extremely high amounts can be toxic. This article examines how nurses can recognize the signs and symptoms of caffeine overdose and educate patients about the dangers of excessive consumption.

Medication Errors

Cohen, Michael R.

Nursing2019. 49(4):72, April 2019.

Confusing label invites a twofold overdose of oral potassium solution...avoid abbreviating drug names...lower dosage is not always a “junior” with epinephrine autoinjectors

Long-term effects of opioids on the cardiovascular system: Examine the evidence

Corbett, Keegan; Dugan, Amelia; Vitale, Christina; More

Nursing2019. 49(4):47-49, April 2019.

As this literature review shows, long-term opioid use can adversely affect the heart. Learn about cardiovascular risks so you can educate patients who may be at risk.

Long-term effects of opioids on the cardiovascular system: Examine the evidence

Corbett, Keegan; Dugan, Amelia; Vitale, Christina; More

Nursing2019. 49(4):47-49, April 2019.

As this literature review shows, long-term opioid use can adversely affect the heart. Learn about cardiovascular risks so you can educate patients who may be at risk.

Long-term effects of opioids on the cardiovascular system: Examine the evidence

Corbett, Keegan; Dugan, Amelia; Vitale, Christina; More

Nursing2019. 49(4):47-49, April 2019.

As this literature review shows, long-term opioid use can adversely affect the heart. Learn about cardiovascular risks so you can educate patients who may be at risk.

Healthcare coverage in the US and Japan: A comparison

Ruggles, Bernadette Martin; Xiong, Amy; Kyle, Brittany

Nursing2019. 49(4):56-60, April 2019.

How does healthcare coverage in the US compare with the Japanese system? This thought-provoking discussion reviews the pros and cons of both approaches.

Caring for children with neurofibromatosis type 1

Sampson, Janice; Thompson, Heather L.; Parilo, Denise M. Wall

Nursing2019. 49(4):30-36, April 2019.

In children, the manifestations of neurofibromatosis type 1 vary widely in terms of presentation, disease severity, and prognosis. Here, the authors address appropriate patient assessment, nursing interventions, and education for children and adolescents with this surprisingly common genetic disorder.

How to recognize caffeine overdose

Carreon, Christian “CJ”; Parsh, Bridget

Nursing2019. 49(4):52-55, April 2019.

Although caffeine is the most widely consumed stimulant in the world, many users are unaware that consuming it in extremely high amounts can be toxic. This article examines how nurses can recognize the signs and symptoms of caffeine overdose and educate patients about the dangers of excessive consumption.

Prediabetes: A wake-up call

Rariden, Christina

Nursing2019. 49(4):38-44, April 2019.

Affecting 84 million adults in the US, prediabetes continues to be a national and worldwide health concern. Make sure you are up to date on current standards and recommendations by reading this comprehensive review.

Healthcare coverage in the US and Japan: A comparison

Ruggles, Bernadette Martin; Xiong, Amy; Kyle, Brittany

Nursing2019. 49(4):56-60, April 2019.

How does healthcare coverage in the US compare with the Japanese system? This thought-provoking discussion reviews the pros and cons of both approaches.

Caring for children with neurofibromatosis type 1

Sampson, Janice; Thompson, Heather L.; Parilo, Denise M. Wall

Nursing2019. 49(4):30-36, April 2019.

In children, the manifestations of neurofibromatosis type 1 vary widely in terms of presentation, disease severity, and prognosis. Here, the authors address appropriate patient assessment, nursing interventions, and education for children and adolescents with this surprisingly common genetic disorder.

Caring for children with neurofibromatosis type 1

Sampson, Janice; Thompson, Heather L.; Parilo, Denise M. Wall

Nursing2019. 49(4):30-36, April 2019.

In children, the manifestations of neurofibromatosis type 1 vary widely in terms of presentation, disease severity, and prognosis. Here, the authors address appropriate patient assessment, nursing interventions, and education for children and adolescents with this surprisingly common genetic disorder.

Long-term effects of opioids on the cardiovascular system: Examine the evidence

Corbett, Keegan; Dugan, Amelia; Vitale, Christina; More

Nursing2019. 49(4):47-49, April 2019.

As this literature review shows, long-term opioid use can adversely affect the heart. Learn about cardiovascular risks so you can educate patients who may be at risk.

Healthcare coverage in the US and Japan: A comparison

Ruggles, Bernadette Martin; Xiong, Amy; Kyle, Brittany

Nursing2019. 49(4):56-60, April 2019.

How does healthcare coverage in the US compare with the Japanese system? This thought-provoking discussion reviews the pros and cons of both approaches.

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