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January 2019 - Volume 49 - Issue 1
pp: 6-72




D'ambrosio, Christine; Aroche, Andrea; Van Essendelft, Jessica

Nursing. 49(1):8, January 2019.

Treating spinal cord compression...the value of shadowing experiences...objections to harm reduction programs

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Drug News

Drug News

Nursing. 49(1):12-13, January 2019.

First flu treatment approval in 20 years...high number of parents share antibiotics with their children...OTC drugs have little value for treating the common cold... older women with osteopenia benefit from zoledronate...HPV vaccine now available for adults up to age 45

Ethics in Action

Clinical Queries

Clinical Rounds

Clinical Rounds

Nursing. 49(1):19-21, January 2019.

Nurses concerned about patient safety in their workplaces...American Heart Association releases focused CPR/ECC update...Clostridium difficile spores survive hospital laundering process...and more

Patient Safety

Tech Notes

Infection Prevention

Student Voices

Drug Challenge


Medication Errors

Solving alarm fatigue with smartphone technology

Short, Kathleen; Chung, You “Jay” Jr.

Nursing. 49(1):52-57, January 2019.

How one acute care institution built a better alarm management system to reduce excess telemetry alarm events.

CE Connection

Acquired autoimmune thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

Vacca, Vincent M. Jr.

Nursing. 49(1):22-29, January 2019.

The most common form of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), this autoimmune disorder affects up to 10,000 people in the US and Europe annually. Unless acquired autoimmune TTP is recognized and treated promptly, mortality approaches 90%.

Minimal change disease: A case report

Mitchell-Brown, Fay M.; Veisze, Tiernan

Nursing. 49(1):32-37, January 2019.

Characterized by damage to the glomeruli, minimal change disease (MCD) is a less common cause of nephrotic syndrome in adults than in children. Early recognition is the key to a good outcome. This article describes nursing assessment, diagnosis, and nursing care for an adult with MCD.

New Horizons

Pioneers in Nursing

Issues in Nursing