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June 2020 - Volume 50 - Issue 6
pp: 6-2

EDITORIAL


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing. 50(6):9-10, June 2020.

Boxed warning about neuropsychiatric events now required for montelukast...metformin reduces adverse metabolic effects associated with glucocorticoid therapy...FDA orders all ranitidine products off the market...warn patients about EpiPen malfunctions

ADVICE P.R.N.


LEGAL MATTERS


INFECTION PREVENTION


CLINICAL QUERIES


LEARNING CURVE


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing. 50(6):21-23, June 2020.

Global nursing shortage threatens health worldwide...positive findings for foreign nurses...under new guidelines, all adults should now be screened for HCV infection...and more

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH


INSPIRING CHANGE


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS


Medication Errors

Cohen, Michael R.

Nursing. 50(6):72, June 2020.

New guidelines on smart infusion pumps cover a range of practice settings...beware of look-alike carton packaging...peel away rocuronium confusion


Empowering nurses to activate the rapid response team

Granitto, Margaret; Linenfelser, Paula; Hursey, Ryan; More

Nursing. 50(6):52-57, June 2020.

Read about barriers to appropriate rapid response team activation and strategies that empower nurses to properly utilize this potentially lifesaving resource.

CE Connection


Reviewing pain management options for patients in active labor

Farnham, Tammy

Nursing. 50(6):24-30, June 2020.

Pain perception and preferences for pain management are unique to each woman in labor. This article provides an overview of the physiology of labor pain, presents available nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic approaches to managing pain during active labor, and discusses potential benefits and risks for each option.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Nursing care and considerations

Vacca, Vincent M. Jr.

Nursing. 50(6):32-39, June 2020.

Also called Lou Gehrig disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is always fatal, but treatment can help slow disease progression. Learn the etiology and pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and clinical management of ALS, and review nursing considerations for patients at the end of life.

NEW HORIZONS


Office-based nursing in practice

Steppie, Suzanne; Kirchner, Jeffrey

Nursing. 50(6):41-44, June 2020.

In primary care settings, office-based nurses play an important role in collaborative patient care. Here, the authors explore the continuous evolution and expansion of this role and discuss its advantages as a career choice.

SHARING


ISSUES IN NURSING




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