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Toxic stress in children: Impact over a lifetime

Perkins, Amanda

Nursing made Incredibly Easy. 17(2):42-49, March/April 2019.

Healthy development can be impeded by stressful or traumatic events, known as adverse childhood experiences.

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.

Evaluating older adult self-care capacity

Moore, Amy; Merrill, Emily

Nursing made Incredibly Easy. 17(2):34-41, March/April 2019.

In multiple settings, nurses have opportunities to observe patients' abilities to make decisions and live safely at home.

Recognizing the signposts for sepsis

McCormick, Margaret J.

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!. 7(3):40-51, May-June 2009.

The number one cause of death in ICU patients, sepsis—a systemic inflammatory response to the presence of infection—is a complex disease process that carries a high degree of morbidity and mortality. What do you need to know about sepsis and what's your role in caring for a patient who has it? We're here to help.

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.

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.

Your role in infection prevention

Benson, Sandra; Powers, Jan

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!. 9(3):36-41, May-June 2011.

Nurses have the unique opportunity to reduce the potential for hospital-acquired infections. Utilizing the skills and knowledge of nursing practice, you can facilitate patient recovery while minimizing complications related to infections. We give you the basic strategies you need for positive patient outcomes.

Managing lupus nephritis

Pullen, Richard L. Jr.

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!. 15(5):34-43, September/October 2017.

Approximately 40% of all patients with systemic lupus erythematosus develop this life-threatening condition.

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.

Body dysmorphic disorder: The drive for perfection

Perkins, Amanda

Nursing made Incredibly Easy. 17(1):32-38, January/February 2019.

Imagine waking up every morning dreading looking in the mirror while at the same time being compelled to so flaws can be identified, judged, and camouflaged. For patients with BDD, this is a daily reality and struggle.