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Best of 2018

  • Creator:   Andrew Parent
  • Updated:   12/18/2018
  • Contains:  10 items
Here we've gathered our picks for the best of 2017, including award-winning content.
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HIV update: Where are we now?

Shannon, Mary

Nursing made Incredibly Easy. 16(5):34-41, September/October 2018.

Although there have been many advances in the past 30 years, HIV remains a healthcare concern throughout the world. Nurses play a critical role in educating patients about HIV transmission, treatment, and prevention, as well as identifying at-risk patients for preexposure prophylaxis.

Immunizations: What nurses should know

Perkins, Amanda

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!. 16(4):30-37, July/August 2018.

Negative attitudes toward vaccines have existed since they were developed even though they're important for population health. Learn what you can do to educate parents, patients, and families.

Postpartum depression: Beyond the “baby blues”

McKelvey, Michele M.; Espelin, Jill

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!. 16(3):28-35, May/June 2018.

By screening all pregnant and postpartum women for mood and anxiety disorders, we can promptly identify PPD—a significant health problem that threatens the safety of mothers and their families.

Focus on: Myasthenia gravis

Brennan, Jean; Sullivan, Rebecca J.; Bryant, Deborah J.; More

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!. 16(2):44-49, March/April 2018.

This rare neuromuscular condition is treatable, with most affected individuals living healthy, full lives.

The red flags of child abuse

Perkins, Amanda

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!. 16(2):34-41, March/April 2018.

Many nurses will encounter children who are being abused. By identifying signs and symptoms—and reporting them—we can help prevent future occurrences.

Exploring bariatric surgery

Lockhart, Lisa; Davis, Charlotte

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!. 16(2):24-31, March/April 2018.

Learn the basics of four common surgical options for adult obesity treatment when diet and exercise have failed to produce significant weight loss.