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April 2017 - Volume 47 - Issue 4
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing. 47(4):10-11, April 2017.

Keep pet meds out of kids' reach...NSAIDs not very effective for spinal pain...aspirin may prevent recurrent miscarriage...CDC releases updated vaccine guidelines...FDA approves new drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

ETHICAL PROBLEMS


LEGAL MATTERS


INSPIRING CHANGE


LEARNING CURVE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing. 47(4):23-25, April 2017.

Smartphone app calls bystanders for help after cardiac arrest...most endoscopes harbor bacteria and debris...rude surgeons linked to poorer outcomes...and more

WOUND & SKIN CARE


CLINICAL QUERIES


CONTROLLING PAIN


MEDICATION ERRORS


Medication Errors

Cohen, Michael R.

Nursing. 47(4):72, April 2017.

Lipid rescue therapy reverses local anesthetic toxicity...poorly placed bar code interferes with scanning...don't confuse sound-alike drugs Tarceva and Tresiba


Youth hearing impairment: Early detection is key

Sampson, Janice; Thompson, Heather

Nursing. 47(4):52-56, April 2017.

Timely identification of hearing loss is crucial for ensuring early intervention to allow normal development of language skills and social interactions. Be prepared by updating your knowledge of hearing assessment, screening options, and appropriate interventions for children.

The DASH diet: A cultural adaptation

Nathenson, Paul

Nursing. 47(4):57-59, April 2017.

This article describes a cultural adaptation of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet for the Vietnamese population in Nebraska. Nurses can use the same approach to make dietary adaptations for any population they serve.

CE Connection


Sickle cell disease: Where are we now?

Vacca, Vincent M. Jr.; Blank, Lora

Nursing. 47(4):26-34, April 2017.

Thanks to advances made over the last 20 years, this group of inherited red blood cell disorders can now be managed successfully using evidence-based screening and treatment guidelines. Tap into the latest information presented here to help patients maintain an optimal quality of life.

Call to action: How to implement evidence-based nursing practice

Mick, JoAnn

Nursing. 47(4):36-43, April 2017.

Implementing evidence-based nursing practice supports nurses in practicing to the full extent of their education and licensure. To ensure high-quality patient care, follow this practical guide to integrate your clinical skill and experience with the best available clinical research evidence.

SHARING


NEW HORIZONS


Responding to reviewers

Heavey, Elizabeth

Nursing. 47(4):49-51, April 2017.

You've submitted your first article for publication and the peer reviewers have asked for some changes. Here's how to respond appropriately and professionally to boost your manuscript's chances of acceptance.