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January 2015 - Volume 45 - Issue 1
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing2019. 45(1):10-12, January 2015.

Ongoing drug therapy a better option for opioid dependence...NSAID use raises risk of VTE...early antibiotic use linked to juvenile idiopathic arthritis...two guidelines for statin usage

TIME CRITICAL


ADVICE P.R.N.


LEGAL MATTERS


INSPIRING CHANGE


LEARNING CURVE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


CLINICAL ROUNDS

Nursing2019. 45(1):25-27, January 2015.

Teach patients to remove dentures at bedtime...are nursing students drinking too much alcohol?...researchers propose fixes for “alarm fatigue”...and more

CLINICAL QUERIES


CONTROLLING PAIN


MEDICATION ERRORS



Safety Alert: Protecting yourself and others from violence

Davis, Charlotte; Landon, Denise; Brothers, Kandie

Nursing2019. 45(1):55-59, January 2015.

Review the red flags outlined here, then brush up on best practices for defusing a dangerous situation.

Screening nurses for tuberculosis

Heavey, Elizabeth

Nursing2019. 45(1):60-64, January 2015.

Nurses who keep up to date on the latest guidelines for testing and treatment can safeguard their own health and prevent TB transmission to coworkers, family, and vulnerable patients.

CE Connection


Managing hypertension: Piecing together the guidelines

Scordo, Kristine Anne; Pickett, Kim Anne

Nursing2019. 45(1):28-33, January 2015.

Sorting out recommendations from the three sets of professional guidelines currently available can be a daunting task. By highlighting the similarities and differences, this article prepares you to collaborate with the patient, family, and healthcare team for better BP control and improved cardiovascular outcomes.

Recognizing and managing osteoarthritis

Harris, Helene; Crawford, Ann

Nursing2019. 45(1):36-42, January 2015.

Bone up on the pathophysiology, risk factors, manifestations, and treatment options for this painful condition, which affects up to 70% of Americans ages 55 to 74. Your appropriate assessment, referrals, and interventions can help patients with osteoarthritis lead safe, active, and independent lives.

SHARING


Drug therapy 101

Polizzi, Maureen Goodhue

Nursing2019. 45(1):44-46, January 2015.

This nurse uses each nursing encounter as an educational opportunity to help patients sidestep common hazards associated with their medications.

NEW HORIZONS


Why should you attend a conference this year?

Leslie, Jamie Lynn

Nursing2019. 45(1):48-51, January 2015.

To advance evidence-based practice and improve patient outcomes, nurses of all levels need to participate in the dialogue and findings shared at conferences.


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