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August 2019 - Volume 49 - Issue 8
pp: 6-72

GUEST EDITORIAL


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing2019. 49(8):9-10, August 2019.

Reading clinical notes may improve adherence to prescribed medication regimens...new drug approved for cluster headaches in adults...dentists overprescribe antibiotics for infection prophylaxis...patch matches the pen for mealtime insulin delivery...breakthrough therapy for pancreatic cancer

ADVICE P.R.N.


CLINICAL QUERIES


LEARNING CURVE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing2019. 49(8):21-23, August 2019.

World Health Organization recognizes burnout as an “occupational phenomenon”...inappropriate use of peripherally inserted central catheters is common in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease...robotic surgery is not superior to radiation therapy for treating oropharyngeal cancer...and more

WOUND & SKIN CARE


FOCUS ON SAFETY


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS



PANDAS: What nurses need to know

Melerine, Chelsea; Ledet, Linda M.

Nursing2019. 49(8):46-49, August 2019.

Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder associated with streptococcal infections, known as PANDAS, is a poorly understood disorder. Learn how nurses can educate and support patients and their families.

Electric brushes improve outcomes in caregiver-assisted oral hygiene

Vannah, Courtney E.; Sammarco, Valia R.

Nursing2019. 49(8):56-60, August 2019.

The authors conducted a study to compare the merits of caregiver-assisted oral hygiene using electric and manual toothbrushes for plaque control in residents of a long-term-care facility. Read about their findings here.

CE Connection


New Drugs 2019, part 3

Hussar, Daniel A.

Nursing2019. 49(8):24-32, August 2019.

This article reviews seven drugs recently approved by the FDA, including the first natural product derived from marijuana to receive FDA approval.

Polycystic ovary syndrome: An update

Pfieffer, Mary Lauren

Nursing2019. 49(8):34-40, August 2019.

This common endocrine disorder can cause myriad signs and symptoms, such as hirsutism, menstrual irregularities, metabolic syndrome, and obesity. Review these assessment and treatment guidelines to optimize patient care.

NEW HORIZONS


Using precision medicine to individualize healthcare

Key, Betty A.; Mumba, Mercy

Nursing2019. 49(8):43-45, August 2019.

Explore nursing's role in the Precision Medicine Initiative, which is intended to encourage individualized care and increase the number of minority and underrepresented patients in clinical research.

SHARING


ISSUES IN NURSING