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Cirrhosis: An evidence-based treatment approach

The NP's role in managing cirrhosis is increasing due to the growing prevalence of the disease. The purpose of this article is to review the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of patients with cirrhosis with an emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration and evidence-based practice. Cirrhosis complications are also discussed.

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The ABCs of atrial fibrillation

This article provides an outline of the diagnosis and pathogenesis of atrial fibrillation. A mnemonic is introduced for atrial fibrillation treatment guidelines based on recent evidence. Mnemonics use has been associated with improved learning and task organization. Articles using mnemonics to inform clinical practice have been well-received and implemented.

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Sleep, screen time, and family meal frequency in preschool children: A pilot study

This exploratory pilot study identified the prevalence and perceptions of three healthy habits in preschool-age children by surveying their parents/caregivers. Researchers examined children's hours of sleep, screen time, and number of family meals per week.

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