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April 2020 - Volume 50 - Issue 4
pp: 6-4

EDITORIAL


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing. 50(4):9-10, April 2020.

First treatment for peanut allergy...aspirin may be an effective migraine treatment...first drug approved for thyroid eye disease...updated immunization guidelines for adults...FDA warns about cancer risk associated with lorcaserin

ADVICE P.R.N.


ETHICS IN ACTION


CLINICAL QUERIES


PAIN MANAGEMENT


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing. 50(4):21-23, April 2020.

Reexamining the standard for normal body temperature...the World Health Organization highlights 13 urgent health priorities...nurses still on top for honesty, ethics...and more

INSPIRING CHANGE


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS


Online Exclusive



Confirming nasogastric tube placement in adults

Judd, Maureen

Nursing. 50(4):43-46, April 2020.

The author reviews evidence-based methods for assessing nasogastric tube placement and discusses why some once-common methods should no longer be used.

Chronic fatigue syndrome: What nurses need to know

Bush, Marianne

Nursing. 50(4):50-54, April 2020.

This often-misunderstood disorder affects multiple body systems. Learn about signs and symptoms in adults, diagnostic criteria, treatment, and patient education.

CE Connection


Managing noncompressible torso hemorrhage with REBOA

Bartley, Marilynn Kyritsis

Nursing. 50(4):24-29, April 2020.

Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) has reemerged as a treatment for noncompressible torso hemorrhage. Learn about the indications and contraindications for REBOA, the procedure itself, and nursing interventions for patients undergoing REBOA.

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome: A case report

Ruth-Sahd, Lisa A.; Rodrigues, Darris; Shreve, Elizabeth

Nursing. 50(4):32-38, April 2020.

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may be effective for patients with neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) who are unresponsive to pharmacotherapy. Using a case study, the authors discuss the diagnosis and treatment of a patient with NMS undergoing ECT.

SHARING


NEW HORIZONS


Showing the way with gracious leadership

Kroning, Maureen; Carey, Adrienne; Crawford-Rosso, Sophie

Nursing. 50(4):47-49, April 2020.

Consider how gracious leaders prioritize employee relationships in ways that promote optimal outcomes for patients and the healthcare organization.