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Heart failure: An update for nurses

Heart failure (HF) is a chronic syndrome that requires patients to manage signs and symptoms and adhere to a complex medication regimen. This article discusses updates in HF care related to a universal definition and new therapies, focusing on the four pillars of therapy for HF with reduced ejection fraction.


Short bowel syndrome with intestinal failure in adults

Short bowel syndrome is a rare condition that can lead to intestinal failure. This article provides an overview of this condition in adult patients, including diagnosis and treatment in inpatient and outpatient settings.


Preventing transfusion-associated circulatory overload in acute care settings

This article discusses how to develop evidence-based continuous education and guideline recommendations that will increase nursing staff awareness of transfusion-associated circulatory overload and guide nurses in prevention and prompt intervention.


Diphtheria update

This article provides an overview of diphtheria as well as management updates that are particularly critical amid a pandemic with healthcare disruptions and vaccine hesitancy.