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March 2021 - Volume 51 - Issue 3
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


DRUG NEWS


Drug News

Nursing. 51(3):9-10, March 2021.

Bupropion-naltrexone therapy for substance use disorder...accidental awareness in obstetric patients undergoing general anesthesia...virtual drug screening identifies potential COVID-19 therapies...monthly injectable formulation approved for HIV infection

ADVICE P.R.N.


CLINICAL QUERIES


NEW NAME THAT STRIP


COMMUNITY CARE


ACKNOWLEDGING OUR PEER REVIEWERS


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing. 51(3):21-23, March 2021.

Infrared skin temperature scans are unreliable...umbilical stem cell therapy shows promise for COVID ARDS...implant approved to repair certain knee injuries...and more

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH


LEARNING CURVE


DRUG CHALLENGE


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS



Recurrent bacterial vaginosis

Ellington, Kelly; Saccomano, Scott J.

Nursing. 51(3):48-52, March 2021.

These evidence-based options for treating bacterial vaginosis reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections and improve patient outcomes.

Breast cancer and gynecologic risks in lesbian and bisexual women

Panganiban, Jannelyn M.; O'Neil, Jean

Nursing. 51(3):58-62, March 2021.

Lesbian and bisexual women may be at an increased risk for breast cancer and gynecologic infections and cancers due to a higher prevalence of factors such as obesity and smoking and lower pregnancy rates. This article discusses how screening, assessment, and patient teaching can help patients reduce risks and optimize their health.

NCPD Connection


Mental health problems among youth experiencing sex trafficking

Fazio, Nicole; Lynch, Jenna; Devlin, Maura; More

Nursing. 51(3):24-29, March 2021.

Of an estimated 4.8 million victims of sex trafficking (ST) globally, 21% are children or adolescents. This article discusses how healthcare professionals can identify young victims of ST and address the mental health issues they are likely to experience.

SARS-CoV-2 safety: Guidelines for shielding frontline nurses

Baker, Terrance L.; Greiner, Jack V.; Vesonder, Modesta

Nursing. 51(3):32-42, March 2021.

When consistently utilized, foundational infection prevention guidelines protect nurses caring for patients infected with SARS-CoV-2. These expert authors describe best practices designed to shield frontline nurses and their colleagues from COVID-19 and improve compliance with infection prevention protocols.

NEW HORIZONS


Advice for aspiring nurse leaders

Bove, Lisa Anne; Scott, Melissa

Nursing. 51(3):44-47, March 2021.

Consider how the collective wisdom of practicing nurse leaders can assist new leaders as they transition into the role.

EVALUATING THE EVIDENCE: PART 3


Determining the level of evidence: Nonresearch evidence

Glasofer, Amy; Townsend, Ann B.

Nursing. 51(3):53-57, March 2021.

In the final installment of a three-part series, the authors provide guidelines for evaluating nonresearch evidence, which includes clinical practice guidelines, consensus or position statements, literature reviews, expert opinion, and more.


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