Articles by Jan Meires, EdD, ARNP

Use Your Team's Might to Drive Back Obesity

Christie, Catherine; Meires, Jan; Watkins, Julia A.

The Nurse Practitioner. 32(5):31-36, May 2007.

Evidence-based guidelines support strategies aimed at intensive behavioral counseling and regular, moderate physical exercise for prevention and treatment of adult obesity.

Body Piercing: Coming to a Patient Near You

Beers, Melody S.; Meires, Jan; Loriz, Li

The Nurse Practitioner. 32(2):55-60, February 2007.

Recently published data strongly suggest an increase in rates of infection and complications following body piercing. Nurse practitioners need to raise their awareness of the pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of piercing-related problems.