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May 2019 - Volume 49 - Issue 5
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing2019. 49(5):10-11, May 2019.

Stable microbial diversity can counteract the spread of drug-resistant pathogens...fluconazole exposure during pregnancy raises risk of miscarriage and a birth defect...nasal spray approved for refractory depression...new insulin pump helps patients with diabetes tailor therapy

CLINICAL QUERIES


INFECTION PREVENTION


NEW BEHAVIORAL HEALTH


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing2019. 49(5):19-21, May 2019.

Nurse navigators improve outcomes for patients in cardiac rehabilitation...handoff huddles head off workplace violence...few patients disclose complementary therapies to healthcare professionals...and more

LEARNING CURVE


TECH NOTES


STUDENT VOICES


NURSING RESEARCH


Quality improvement: Adherence to nurse-driven heparin protocols

Laughner, Chelsea; Sentz, Ryan; Sabados, Alison; More

Nursing2019. 49(5):66-69, May 2019.

Seeking to improve adherence to a nurse-driven heparin protocol

DRUG CHALLENGE


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS



Evolution of the national opioid crisis

Morland, Rebecca

Nursing2019. 49(5):51-56, May 2019.

Opioid use disorder, addiction, and overdose have become a public health crisis. This article explores the evolution of substance abuse in the US and provides an update on initiatives aimed at reining in the opioid epidemic.

CE Connection


Migraine in adults: A head start

Vacca, Vincent M. Jr.

Nursing2019. 49(5):22-29, May 2019.

Migraine is a severe, chronic, and disabling disorder that presents significant challenges due to its unpredictable onset, episodic pattern, intensity, and duration. Explore these tools to identify potential triggers of migraine in adults and prevent or manage attacks.

New Drugs 2019, part 2

Hussar, Daniel A.

Nursing2019. 49(5):32-41, May 2019.

This article reviews eight recently marketed drugs, including the first nonopioid approved to treat symptoms of opioid withdrawal and the first therapeutic angiotensin II product indicated to raise BP in adults with septic or other distributive shock.

Nurses Week Tribute


Memories of an early 20th century nursing career

Cofer, Suzanne Desilet

Nursing2019. 49(5):44-47, May 2019.

For Blanche Gates Cofer, nursing was a way of life. Explore this longtime nurse's story through excerpts from her own unpublished memoir and tributes from her daughter-in-law.

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