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October 2019 - Volume 49 - Issue 10
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing. 49(10):9-10, October 2019.

New therapy for refractory multiple myeloma...drug allergy toolkit available for clinicians...nasal powder approved for severe hypoglycemia...use of unprescribed antibiotics is prevalent...can ketamine make emergency endotracheal intubation safer?

TRANSITIONS: Issues in palliative and end-of-life care


ADVICE P.R.N.


COMMUNITY CARE


ETHICS IN ACTION


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing. 49(10):21-23, October 2019.

Night-shift work linked to adverse outcomes for pregnant nurses...acupuncture shows promise for helping to manage chronic stable angina...is your gender bias showing?...and more

PAIN MANAGEMENT


INSPIRING CHANGE


INFECTION PREVENTION


Minimizing hospital-acquired infections and sustaining change

Shingler-Nace, Autum; Birch, Miranda; Hernandez, Adrian; More

Nursing. 49(10):64-68, October 2019.

Restructuring clinical practice to prevent hospital-acquired infections

INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS



Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome

Knowlton, Mary C.

Nursing. 49(10):42-45, October 2019.

This poorly understood disorder is characterized by severe cyclical nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain in chronic cannabis users. Learn to recognize and manage the signs and symptoms and teach patients how to prevent a recurrence.

Guidelines for difficult urethral catheterization in males

Warren, Janelle; Ruckle, Herbert C.

Nursing. 49(10):49-52, October 2019.

Urethral catheterization can be difficult for patients and nurses alike. Read about an evidence-based protocol for difficult urethral catheter insertions in male patients.

Mentoring millennials for nursing leadership

Bittner, Aubrey

Nursing. 49(10):53-56, October 2019.

A millennial nurse manager discusses generational conflicts in the nursing workforce and proposes strategies to support millennial nurses as they advance toward leadership positions.

CE Connection: ADOLESCENT HEALTH SERIES


Anorexia nervosa in adolescents: An overview

Peterson, Kathleen; Fuller, Rebecca

Nursing. 49(10):24-30, October 2019.

Anorexia nervosa (AN) is an eating disorder that is difficult to treat, and relapse is common. Here, explore management strategies and nursing interventions for adolescents diagnosed with AN.

CE Connection


Wound Care 101

Cox, Jill

Nursing. 49(10):32-39, October 2019.

The clinical nurse may be the first caregiver to assess changes in a patient's skin and initiate wound care. This article provides practical guidelines that any nurse can implement to support wound healing and improve patient care.

SHARING