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January 2016 - Volume 46 - Issue 1
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing2016. 46(1):10-11, January 2016.

Beta-blockers associated with more complications after noncardiac surgery...naproxen as effective as opioids for low back pain...expanded use of melanoma drug approved...combination drugs for hepatitis C virus can damage the liver...botulinum toxin injections dramatically reduce postop AF

ADVICE P.R.N.


ADVICE P.R.N.

Nursing2016. 46(1):12-13, January 2016.

Options for paying off education loans...do nurses have an obligation to report illegal immigrants?...writing for a nursing journal: how to get started

INSPIRING CHANGE


LEARNING CURVE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing2016. 46(1):21-23, January 2016.

Many falls in older adults are linked to infections...medical marijuana found to be reasonably safe for chronic pain...standard CPR produces better outcomes than continuous chest compressions...and more

RESEARCH CORNER


PATIENT SAFETY


I.V. ROUNDS


DRUG CHALLENGE


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS



Pacifiers for infants: What nurses need to know

Bencosme, Julie

Nursing2016. 46(1):53-54, January 2016.

Using pacifiers at sleep time is linked with a decreased risk of sudden infant death syndrome. Find out what you should teach parents about pacifier use based on current guidelines and best practices.

CE Connection


New-onset atrial fibrillation: What's the significance?

Floyd, Cynthia; Hayes, Denise Drummond

Nursing2016. 46(1):24-29, January 2016.

To optimize care delivery and outcomes for patients with AF, update your understanding of this serious and very common dysrhythmia and be prepared to help them avoid serious complications.

Improving cultural competence in end-of-life pain management

Martin, Elisha M.; Barkley, Thomas W. Jr.

Nursing2016. 46(1):32-41, January 2016.

Cultural beliefs shape each patient's definition of a “good death.” This article explores cultural factors influencing end-of-life pain assessment and management and offers suggestions for caring for culturally diverse populations.

SHARING


ISSUES IN NURSING


NEW HORIZONS


Changing course: Midcareer nurses and the job search

Smith, Linda S.

Nursing2016. 46(1):51-52, January 2016.

Laid off—or just ready for a change of pace or scenery? Try the strategies presented here to leverage your nursing experience and land your dream job.


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