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June 2017 - Volume 47 - Issue 6
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


SALARY SURVEY


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing. 47(6):11-12, June 2017.

Two HCV drugs approved for older kids...staff training reduces antipsychotic drug use in LTC facilities...intranasal drug administration increasingly popular for emergency treatment...many older adults don't adhere to their statin regimen

LEGAL MATTERS


ETHICAL PROBLEMS


INSPIRING CHANGE


LEARNING CURVE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing. 47(6):25-27, June 2017.

Nurse and engineer collaborate on an app for patients with heart failure...U.S. blood supply is safe from Zika...FDA approves direct-to-consumer genetic testing product ...and more

RESEARCH CORNER


INFUSION THERAPY


TECH NOTES


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS



CE Connection


On alert for giant cell arteritis

Vacca, Vincent M. Jr.; Argento, Isabel

Nursing. 47(6):28-34, June 2017.

Affecting adults over age 50, giant cell arteritis is the most common vasculitis in Western countries. Review the pathophysiology and learn how prompt, appropriate treatment can prevent the disorder's most feared complication, irreversible blindness.

Care transitions among Medicare beneficiaries at the end of life

Lowey, Susan E.

Nursing. 47(6):36-43, June 2017.

Read about the author's original research exploring the care transitions of 110,218 Medicare beneficiaries during their last year of life. Her findings and conclusions provide a framework for helping nurses minimize unnecessary care transitions for older adults, improving care quality and reducing costs.

SHARING


NEW HORIZONS


Fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone

Kiser, Erin

Nursing. 47(6):49-52, June 2017.

This compelling article shares the challenges and rewards experienced by an American labor and delivery nurse working in Sierra Leone during the Ebola epidemic.


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