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June 2019 - Volume 49 - Issue 6
pp: 6-1

EDITORIAL


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing2019. 49(6):9-10, June 2019.

EEG-guided anesthesia does not prevent postop delirium...I.V. and oral acetaminophen are equally effective for managing pain after total hip arthroplasty...osteoporosis drug approved for postmenopausal women at risk for fractures...statin therapy reduces major vascular events in older adults...patients in recovery from substance misuse face health challenges

LEGAL MATTERS


NEW BEHAVIORAL HEALTH


NEW COMMUNITY CARE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing2019. 49(6):21-23, June 2019.

Burnout is among ECRI Institute's top safety concerns for 2019...common dehydration signs are unreliable in older adults...using blindfolds in simulation training improves leadership skills...and more

PATIENT SAFETY


STUDENT VOICES


INFUSION THERAPY


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS



Using health coaching to improve patients' BP management

Higgins, Karen; Scott, Micah A.

Nursing2019. 49(6):44-48, June 2019.

Initiating health coaching for patients with poorly controlled hypertension is an appropriate role for RNs. Use this patient-centered strategy to help patients with limited health literacy understand their medications and manage their hypertension.

Interventions for children with reactive attachment disorder

Vega, Heather; Cole, Kimberly; Hill, Kenneth

Nursing2019. 49(6):50-55, June 2019.

Characterized by aggressive or violent behaviors, reactive attachment disorder (RAD) affects children who have been repeatedly exposed to traumatic experiences. This article examines the underlying causes of RAD and introduces an evidence-based therapy that supports formation of healthy relationships.

DiabetesChanging the conversation

Dickinson, Jane K.; Funnell, Martha M.

Nursing2019. 49(6):56-60, June 2019.

Words matter. Nurses can empower patients to manage their own care by carefully considering the language they use to talk to or about patients with diabetes.

CE Connection


Transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Karycki, Melody K.

Nursing2019. 49(6):24-31, June 2019.

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is indicated in some patients with severe aortic stenosis who are not candidates for surgery. This article explores when TAVR may be preferred over surgical aortic valve replacement and reviews perioperative nursing care.

Increasing cultural competence with LGBTQ patients

Margolies, Liz; Brown, Carlton G.

Nursing2019. 49(6):34-40, June 2019.

Many nurses lack basic education about LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) patient care. Review this article for insights and strategies that can help nurses recognize health disparities affecting LGBTQ patients, encourage patients to disclose sexual orientation and gender identity to healthcare professionals, and work with LGBTQ patients to improve outcomes.

SHARING


An introduction to critical thinking

Johanson, Linda

Nursing2019. 49(6):42-43, June 2019.

After a brief interaction with a nursing student, this nurse educator saw the wisdom of using critical thinking when teaching critical thinking.