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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.

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.

Teen issues, part two: Trends in alcohol and substance use

Espelin, Jill

Nursing made Incredibly Easy. 16(6):26-33, November/December 2018.

The good news? Teenagers are drinking, smoking, and taking drugs less than they used to. The bad news? The latest fads are easier to conceal and readily available.

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.

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.

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.

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 science of addiction

Murphy, Kathryn

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!. 16(3):38-45, May/June 2018.

Furthering our understanding of addiction and exploring treatment possibilities can help us better care for patients with substance use disorders.