September 2020 - Volume 50 - Issue 9 - Contributor Index

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The vaping epidemic: Calling nurses to action

Huey, Sally; Tierney, Catherine; Granitto, Margaret; More

Nursing. 50(9):55-59, September 2020.

Lung injuries associated with e-cigarette use are a growing concern for young people. This article highlights the unique role nurses have as advocates, patient educators, and champions of health promotion and disease prevention for patients and families.

Necrotizing fasciitis: A comprehensive review

Chen, Leon L.; Fasolka, Brian; Treacy, Caitlin

Nursing. 50(9):34-40, September 2020.

Necrotizing soft-tissue infections are rare but rapidly progressive, life-threatening bacterial infections with high morbidity and mortality. Focusing on necrotizing fasciitis (NF), the authors discuss NF classifications, clinical features, diagnostic approaches, evidence-based treatments, and nursing interventions.

Medication Errors

Cohen, Michael R.

Nursing. 50(9):72, September 2020.

Be aware that double-strength propofol is now available...new list of drugs not recommended for pediatric patients...lidocaine: right drug, wrong indication

Acute kidney injury: Challenges and opportunities

Dinh, Nhan L.A.

Nursing. 50(9):44-50, September 2020.

Acute kidney injury (AKI) can be a devastating diagnosis for any patient, and mortality risk increases with each AKI episode. Here, learn about AKI assessment and treatment, and review the implications for nursing care.

Necrotizing fasciitis: A comprehensive review

Chen, Leon L.; Fasolka, Brian; Treacy, Caitlin

Nursing. 50(9):34-40, September 2020.

Necrotizing soft-tissue infections are rare but rapidly progressive, life-threatening bacterial infections with high morbidity and mortality. Focusing on necrotizing fasciitis (NF), the authors discuss NF classifications, clinical features, diagnostic approaches, evidence-based treatments, and nursing interventions.

Managing insomnia in older adults

Hedges, Christine; Gotelli, John

Nursing. 50(9):24-32, September 2020.

Nurses frequently care for patients with complaints of insomnia in both the hospital and community settings. Because older adults with insomnia present unique challenges, nurses should understand the latest assessment and treatment options discussed here.

The vaping epidemic: Calling nurses to action

Huey, Sally; Tierney, Catherine; Granitto, Margaret; More

Nursing. 50(9):55-59, September 2020.

Lung injuries associated with e-cigarette use are a growing concern for young people. This article highlights the unique role nurses have as advocates, patient educators, and champions of health promotion and disease prevention for patients and families.

Managing insomnia in older adults

Hedges, Christine; Gotelli, John

Nursing. 50(9):24-32, September 2020.

Nurses frequently care for patients with complaints of insomnia in both the hospital and community settings. Because older adults with insomnia present unique challenges, nurses should understand the latest assessment and treatment options discussed here.

The vaping epidemic: Calling nurses to action

Huey, Sally; Tierney, Catherine; Granitto, Margaret; More

Nursing. 50(9):55-59, September 2020.

Lung injuries associated with e-cigarette use are a growing concern for young people. This article highlights the unique role nurses have as advocates, patient educators, and champions of health promotion and disease prevention for patients and families.

Transthyretin amyloidosis: A hidden diagnosis

Laing, Craig

Nursing. 50(9):51-54, September 2020.

This poorly understood cause of heart failure is often undiagnosed. In this article, the author offers key information to help nurses better understand transthyretin amyloidosis, including its pathophysiology, diagnosis, prognosis, and management.

Reflections on the privilege of caregiving

Richard-Eaglin, Angela

Nursing. 50(9):42-43, September 2020.

With the title “nurse” comes a solemn responsibility to assure dignity, respect, and safety to every patient during every patient encounter.

The vaping epidemic: Calling nurses to action

Huey, Sally; Tierney, Catherine; Granitto, Margaret; More

Nursing. 50(9):55-59, September 2020.

Lung injuries associated with e-cigarette use are a growing concern for young people. This article highlights the unique role nurses have as advocates, patient educators, and champions of health promotion and disease prevention for patients and families.

Necrotizing fasciitis: A comprehensive review

Chen, Leon L.; Fasolka, Brian; Treacy, Caitlin

Nursing. 50(9):34-40, September 2020.

Necrotizing soft-tissue infections are rare but rapidly progressive, life-threatening bacterial infections with high morbidity and mortality. Focusing on necrotizing fasciitis (NF), the authors discuss NF classifications, clinical features, diagnostic approaches, evidence-based treatments, and nursing interventions.

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