Frostbite: Don't be left out in the cold

Frostbite poses risks to people living, working, playing, or traveling in cold climates. Knowing how to recognize and intervene to competently treat frostbite is key to the best possible outcomes. Update your knowledge of prehospital and hospital management of patients with frostbite and use the prevention strategies discussed here in patient teaching.

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New Drugs 2018, part 1

Learn about seven drugs recently approved by the FDA, including two new combination formulations for hepatitis C virus infection, a drug for Clostridium difficile infection, and the second drug approved to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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Protect older adults from polypharmacy hazards

Many patients, especially older adults, take multiple medications to treat various health disorders. While these medications can improve health when taken individually, together they can trigger adverse reactions and may be associated with increased mortality and morbidity. Follow the practical steps outlined here to identify and eliminate unnecessary or potentially risky drugs in your patients' treatment regimen.

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Lessons from a Visionary Leader: Inspirational Thoughts by Richard Hader, PhD, NE-BC, RN, CHE, CPHQ, FAAN

When Richard Hader first entered the offices of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins to interview for the Editor-in-Chief position of Nursing Management journal, we knew right away we were gifted with a shining star in healthcare leadership.

Courage was a prominent theme in Rich's editorials--choosing courage over complacency, whether it's the courage to be creative, take risks, or sometimes even to say "no." It's our hope that these words offer you newfound courage and inspiration to reach even greater levels of leadership within your healthcare organizations.

A compilation of the best-loved excerpts from nearly a decade of monthly editorials that Richard wrote for Nursing Management as Editor-in-Chief, Lessons from a Visionary Leader is a must-have for all nurses. Treat yourself or a colleague to this inspirational book today!

Available in print copy or eBook on Nursing Center, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon.