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November 2020 - Volume 50 - Issue 11
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing. 50(11):9-10, November 2020.

Substance use disorders linked to higher COVID-19 risk...automated insulin delivery device approved for young children...combination product prolongs survival for patients with acute myeloid leukemia...many providers misunderstand nicotine risks...first oral drug for spinal muscular atrophy approved

CLINICAL QUERIES


LEARNING CURVE


STUDENT VOICES


ETHICS IN ACTION


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing. 50(11):21-23, November 2020.

Many young adults with COVID-19 at risk for poor outcomes...hospital-acquired COVID-19 is rare...workplace climate is a primary driver of ICU nurse burnout...and more

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS



Nursing through the decades: Fifty years of change

Carey, Katherine W.

Nursing. 50(11):44-48, November 2020.

As Nursing journal marks its 50th year of continuous publication, the editors and past editors-in-chief invite you to join the celebration with this review of how the journal and the nursing profession have changed over the decades.

Obesity in children and adolescents: An overview

Bradwisch, Sarah A.; Smith, Erin Murphy; Mooney, Catherine; More

Nursing. 50(11):60-66, November 2020.

Explore the physical and psychosocial consequences of obesity in children and review evidence-based strategies for improving the health and well-being of these patients and their families.

CE Connection


Supporting young adults with psoriatic arthritis

Galante, Christine M.

Nursing. 50(11):24-31, November 2020.

About 30% of patients with psoriasis develop psoriatic arthritis (PsA), and some of these patients are children, adolescents, and young adults. This article discusses the assessment, pathophysiology, and diagnosis of PsA and informs nurses about educating and supporting patients with PsA.

Migraine variants: Nursing considerations

Vacca, Vincent M. Jr.; Thomas, Sarah Beth

Nursing. 50(11):34-41, November 2020.

The authors discuss the prevalence, diagnosis, and clinical management of three uncommon migraine variants: hemiplegic migraine, retinal migraine, and abdominal migraine.

ISSUES IN NURSING


The fog of war in the battle against COVID-19

Chen, Leon L.

Nursing. 50(11):50-52, November 2020.

Changing recommendations and misinformation have been significant barriers in the fight against COVID-19. Here, the author discusses factors that led to confusion and poor decision-making during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.

SHARING


A little patience and some grapes

Carver, Martha L.

Nursing. 50(11):54-55, November 2020.

Simply being with our patients, taking their preferences into account and just listening, can be as therapeutic as administering medications and therapies.

VETERANS DAY TRIBUTE


Military nursing: A primer for new recruits

Cox, Catherine Wilson; Wiersma, Gretchen M.; McNelis, Angela M.

Nursing. 50(11):56-59, November 2020.

Considering a career in the military? This article offers an overview of the pros and cons and provides examples that illustrate how nurses can advance their careers in each branch of service.