January 2018 - Volume 48 - Issue 1
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing2017. 48(1):9-10, January 2018.

FDA launches user-friendly dashboard for reporting adverse drug events...nonopioids are more effective than an opioid for migraine treatment in the ED...FDA approves cell-based gene therapy for certain lymphomas...direct oral anticoagulants are a viable option for venous thromboembolism...topical vaginal estrogen is safe for postmenopausal women

LEARNING CURVE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing2017. 48(1):15-17, January 2018.

AHA releases updated adult and pediatric CPR guidelines...wireless monitoring improves nurses' compliance with patient turning schedules...fecal transplants safe for older adults...and more

PATIENT SAFETY


RESEARCH CORNER


Nurse perceptions of the family violence screening process and education program in a rural healthcare system

Durham-Pressley, Christine; Speroni, Karen Gabel; Kingan, Michael J.; More

Nursing2017. 48(1):56-63, January 2018.

Nurse perceptions of a family violence screening process and education program

CONTROLLING PAIN


STUDENT VOICES


CLINICAL QUERIES


INFOBYTES


DRUG CHALLENGE


MEDICATION ERRORS



Nursing2018® salary and benefits survey report

Nursing2017. 48(1):18-24, January 2018.

How does your compensation stack up against that of other nurses with similar professional credentials, education, and experience? Check out the results from our nationwide survey and see how they compare with findings from a similar survey conducted in 2011.

Closing the gap for patients with rectus abdominis diastasis

Nahabedian, Maurice Y.; Nahabedian, Anissa G.

Nursing2017. 48(1):49-52, January 2018.

This common disorder, which may manifest after pregnancy or abdominal surgery, is characterized by the separation of the two rectus abdominis muscles along the linea alba. Help your patient pull it all together by examining the etiology, diagnosis, and management of rectus abdominis diastasis.

CE Connection


Treating Barrett esophagus with radiofrequency ablation

McDevitt, Diane; Mason, Albert

Nursing2017. 48(1):26-32, January 2018.

A complication of chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett esophagus raises the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma. To head off this highly lethal malignancy, clinicians are turning to radiofrequency ablation and other treatment options. Updating your knowledge with the information presented here can help you optimize patient outcomes.

A closer look at lower extremity peripheral arterial disease

Berti-Hearn, Linda; Elliott, Brenda

Nursing2017. 48(1):34-41, January 2018.

Peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, is a lifelong, progressive disorder that affects primarily the lower extremities. Reviewing current information about PAD, including management guidelines and evidence-based nursing care, can help you advise patients about slowing its progression and managing symptoms.

NEW HORIZONS


Five steps to your next writing retreat

Parsh, Bridget; Hanson-Smith, Brenda

Nursing2017. 48(1):43-44, January 2018.

If getting published is on your bucket list, consider organizing a writing retreat with like-minded nurses to foster writing skills and build confidence. These clear and practical steps could lead you to publication.

SHARING



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