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August 2021 - Volume 51 - Issue 8
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


CLINICAL QUERIES


ADVICE P.R.N.


Advice P.R.N.

Nursing. 51(8):10-11, August 2021.

Virtual reality for physical therapy achieves real results...sleep disorders in patients with TBI linked to dementia risk...infection prevention for older adults with cognitive impairments

INFECTION PREVENTION


BEHAVIORAL HEALTH


CLINICAL ROUNDS


Clinical Rounds

Nursing. 51(8):21-23, August 2021.

Mortality gap between rural and metropolitan areas...racial and ethnic gaps in mortality for patients with traumatic brain injuries...plant-based and pescatarian diets could lower risk for moderate-to-severe COVID-19...and more

NURSING RESEARCH


STUDENT VOICES


INFOBYTES


MEDICATION ERRORS



Delusional infestation: What nurses should know

Windbiel-Rojas, Karey; Matuskey, Rachel; Parilo, Denise Wall

Nursing. 51(8):50-54, August 2021.

Delusional infestation is a rare psychiatric disorder in which a person has a false or fixed belief of being infested with insects, parasites, mites, or other organisms despite a lack of clinical evidence. Learn about the signs and symptoms, available treatments, and appropriate nursing interventions for patients with primary delusional infestation.

Family perceptions related to isolation during COVID-19 hospitalization

Eden, Candace; Fowler, Susan B.

Nursing. 51(8):56-60, August 2021.

It is unknown how visitor limitations due to COVID-19 influenced the experiences of family members who could not physically visit hospitalized loved ones in person during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this article, the authors describe a study on the perceptions of family members related to being isolated from patients who are hospitalized with confirmed positive COVID-19.

NCPD Connection


Renal cell carcinoma, part 2

Pullen, Richard L. Jr.

Nursing. 51(8):24-29, August 2021.

This second installment in a three-part series on renal cell carcinoma (RCC) addresses how renal masses are classified, signs and symptoms of RCC, medical treatments for RCC, and priority nursing interventions for patients with RCC.

Nurses on the front line: The 1918 influenza and COVID-19 pandemics

Keeling, Arlene W.

Nursing. 51(8):32-37, August 2021.

This article identifies and describes the experiences of US nurses during the 1918 influenza pandemic and compares them with those of nurses responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

ISSUES IN NURSING


Breaking out of the system and moving to strengths-based care

MacDonald, Barbara J.; Dickinson, Jane K.

Nursing. 51(8):39-42, August 2021.

Strengths-based approaches focus on identifying an individual's assets and resources to find solutions that support their health. Here, the authors present a call to reshape the current deficit-based, provider-centric model by formalizing inclusion of holistic, strengths-based approaches into nursing care.

NEW HORIZONS


Building a nursing legacy

Graber, Jennifer; Saylor, Jennifer; Jackson, Amy; More

Nursing. 51(8):44-49, August 2021.

To comprehend what it means to be a nurse, one must understand the career spectrum from nursing students to veteran experts in the field. This article describes a project based on a qualitative research study that focused on legacy building in nursing.