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Caring for children with neurofibromatosis type 1

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.

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Prediabetes: A wake-up call

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.

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How to recognize caffeine overdose

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.

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